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One of the first collections to focus on independent writing programs, A Field of Dreams offers a complex picture of the experience of the stand-alone. Included here are narratives of individual programs from a wide range of institutions, exploring such issues as what institutional issues led to their independence, how independence solved or created administrative problems, how it changed the culture of the writing program and faculty sense of purpose, success, or failure.
Utah State University Press
O'Neill, Peggy; Crow, Angela; and Burton, Larry W., "A Field of Dreams: Independent Writing Programs and the Future of Composition Studies" (2002). All USU Press Publications. 135.