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Writing and psychology understanding writing and its teaching from the perspective of composition studies by Douglas Vipond

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English


  • Publication manual of the American Psychological Association.,
  • Psychology -- Authorship.,
  • Rhetoric and psychology.,
  • Psychological literature.,
  • English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching.,
  • Academic writing -- Study and teaching.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [111]-131) and index.

StatementDouglas Vipond.
LC ClassificationsBF76.8 .V56 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 142 p. ;
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1407408M
ISBN 100275946371
LC Control Number93015815

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