The changing media environment of the English Restoration brought forth a sizeable increase in various forms of literary culture, including the birth of large-scale periodical publishing and the ready availability of the letter. Contrary to the widely held consensus that the letter promoted reliability, recent scholarship has stressed the form’s deconstructive potential, allowing both readers and writers to reflect on the mediated nature of writing and the tenuous relationship between sign and reality.
The Constructionist Challenge – empirical and theoretical aspects. Lectures presented at opening of the FAU Linguistics Lab
Are you interested in exploring and applying the theory and practice of teaching writing, specifically in one-on-one settings? If so, Shira Richman's workshop on "Writing Tutoring: Theory and Practice" may interest you.