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Ackerman, John 1934-

Overview
Works: 27 works in 151 publications in 3 languages and 3,432 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Screenplays  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PR6039.H52, 828.912
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Most widely held works about John Ackerman
 
Most widely held works by John Ackerman
Dylan Thomas, his life and work by John Ackerman( Book )

50 editions published between 1964 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proves that Wales was the largest influence on Thomas' life and writings
Dylan Thomas, the complete screenplays by Dylan Thomas( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Dylan Thomas companion : life, poetry and prose by John Ackerman( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The public work of rhetoric : citizen-scholars and civic engagement by John M Ackerman( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welsh Dylan : Dylan Thomas's life, writing, and his Wales by John Ackerman( Book )

7 editions published in 1979 in English and German and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dylan Thomas, the filmscripts by Dylan Thomas( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welsh Dylan : Dylan Thomas's life, writing, and his Wales by John Ackerman( Book )

11 editions published in 1980 in 3 languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One: I am a Welshman; two: I am a drunkard; three: I am a lover of the human race, especially of women." This penetrating study uses photographs of Dylan Thomas, his family, friends, and environment, to explore the poet's Welsh identity and its influence on his work. Welsh Dylan surveys Thomas's background, upbringing and life in Wales, and discusses the distinctively Welsh flavour of the Swansea stories, his Laugharne-indluenced later poetry, and the warm, gossiping village life that informs perhaps his most famous work, "Under Milk Wood." From Cwmdonkin Park and Fern Hill to Ann Jones and Caitlin Thomas; from the Boat House and New Quay to Vernon Watkins and Florence Thomas, Ackerman's verdict is that Welshness is absolutely central to one of the century's great writers. John Ackerman's introduction considers his recent research into Thomas' politics-a further result of his Welsh background-while Dylan Thomas's daughter Aeron recalls her childhood in Laugharne in a fascinating foreword. - Publisher
Social context and socially constructed texts the initiation of a graduate student into a writing research community by Carol Berkenkotter( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welsh Dylan : Dylan Thomas's life, writing, and his Wales by John Ackerman( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writers at work : strategies for communicating in business & professional settings by Linda Flower( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems '72 by John Ackerman( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The image and the dark by John Ackerman( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translating context into action by John Ackerman( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students' self-analyses and judges' perceptions : where do they agree? by John Ackerman( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writers at work : casebook for teachers and students : nine scenarios for discussion and practice by Linda Flower( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compiled by teachers spanning work settings such as Wilderness entrepreneurs, not-for-profit agencies, and corporations. This includes reading, writing, and speaking in business and professional settings
Dylan Thomas, word and image : an exhibition based on the Jeff Towns/Dylans Bookstore collection by Jeff Towns( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life, poetry and prose by John Ackerman( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The filmscripts by Dylan Thomas( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His life and work by John Ackerman( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading-to-Write Exploring a Cognitive and Social Process. Social and Cognitive Studies in Writing and Literacy( )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book examines the process of reading (when one's purpose is to create a text of one's own) and writing (which includes a response to the work of others). This is a central process in most college work and at the heart of critical literacy. The study observed students in the transition from high school to college, and in the process of trying to enter the community of academic discourse. The study draws on the methods of textual analysis, teacher evaluation, and interviews to examine students' writing and revising
 
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Dylan Thomas, the complete screenplays
Alternative Names
アカーマン, ジョン

Languages
English (136)

Spanish (1)

German (1)

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Dylan Thomas, the complete screenplaysA Dylan Thomas companion : life, poetry and proseThe public work of rhetoric : citizen-scholars and civic engagementDylan Thomas, the filmscriptsWelsh Dylan : Dylan Thomas's life, writing, and his WalesWriters at work : strategies for communicating in business & professional settingsLife, poetry and proseThe filmscripts