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Literacy is not Enough: Essays on the Importance of Reading Paperback – 10 Dec 1998


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  • Paperback: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press (10 Dec. 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0719056691
  • ISBN-13: 978-0719056697
  • Product Dimensions: 15.7 x 1.5 x 23.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 238,594 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Brian Cox was formerly John Edward Taylor Professor of English Literature at the University of Manchester.

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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 10 Sept. 2001
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This is an interesting series of essays with a common thread of argument against a basic skills view of literacy. Written at the time of the introduction of the National Literacy Strategy, some of the views now seem outdated. Nevertheless, this is worth reading for the persuasive and sometimes passionate quality of the arguments it includes.
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