Writing Permitted in Designated Areas Only
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BeschreibungIn the early 1990s, Linda Brodkey landed on the front page of the New York Times and in the columns of George Will and other conservative pundits. The furor was over the "Writing about Difference" syllabus she helped create at the University of Texas, an effort that came to be more casualty in the debate over multiculturalism in the academy. Writing Permitted in Designated Areas Only is made up of Brodkey's dispatches from the front lines of the culture wars. Comprising specific examples of student work in addition to Brodkey's own essays, Writing Permitted in Designated Areas Only ranges from personal essay ("Writing on the Bias") to hard-hitting polemic ("Writing Permitted in Designated Areas Only"). Touching on many of the major issues in the teaching of writing today. Brodkey explores alternatives to the standard methods for teaching composition. The result is a passionate plea for the loosing of writing to achieve its full power and potential; to unharness writing - and its teachers - from the institutional structures that stifle both creativity and independent thought.
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF MINNESOTA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: März 1996
Seitenanzahl: 336 Seiten