Composition Theory for the Postmodern Classroom

Composition Theory for the Postmodern Classroom

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Composition Theory for the Postmodern Classroom is a collection of the most outstanding articles published in the Journal of Advanced Composition over the last decade. Together these essays represent the breadth and strength of composition scholarship that has fruitfully engaged with critical theory in its many manifestations. In drawing on the critical discourses of philosophers, feminists, literary theorists, African Americanists, cultural theorists, and others, these compositionists have enriched discourse in the field, broadened intellectual conceptions of the multiple roles and functions of discourse, and opened up an infinite number of questions and new possibilities for composition theory and pedagogy.Annie Dillarda#39;s pronouncement that for the essay aquot;No subject matter is forbidden, no structure is proscribedaquot; is an odd ... For example, compare her aquot;Death of a Mothaquot; with Virginia Woolfa#39;s aquot;The Death of the Moth, aquot; or her aquot;Total Eclipseaquot; withanbsp;...

Title:Composition Theory for the Postmodern Classroom
Author:Gary A. Olson, Sidney I. Dobrin
Publisher:SUNY Press - 1994


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