Composition Theory for the Postmodern Classroom

Composition Theory for the Postmodern Classroom

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

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.Students (and teachers) who confuse format with form imperil their writing, as we know from reading formulaic, often inane, papers which use it. Whata#39;s ... Isna#39;t all such writing personal narrative? ... Just as obviously, all writing, articles and essays alike, is personal inasmuch as it expresses the mind and passion of the writer.

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


You Must CONTINUE and create a free account to access unlimited downloads & streaming