National Writing Project

The Quarterly

Vol. 13, No. 1, 1991

An Interview with Linda Flower
By Caroline Heller
Flower discusses the role of context in composing, her involvement with community literacy projects, and how her ideas and research have changed....

Book Review: Collaborative-Apprenticeship Learning, by Ann Shea Bayer
By Jo Keroes

Book Review: How Porcupines Make Love II, by Purves, Rogers and Soter
By Harold Nelson

Center Announces New Funding
By NWP Staff

Seeing the Promise of the Underprepared
By Cynthia Greenleaf, Glynda Hull, Brian Reilly, Mike Rose
By looking closely at an interaction between a teacher and student, the writers illustrate their thesis that underprepared students may not be "wrong" in their literary interpretations, but rather contributing a fresh, culturally relevant perspective....

By Randy Mecklenborg

Writing and Community
By Michael Holzman

Writing in Community
By Ben Clarke
Clarke describes working with homeless and low-income residents in San Francisco where the practices of Paulo Freire are applied, and "a position of social advocacy combines with an atmosphere of community trust and celebration....

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