Assuming the Positions: Cultural Pedagogy and the Politics of Commonplace Writing (Pittsburgh Series in Composition, Literacy, and Culture)

Assuming the Positions: Cultural Pedagogy and the Politics of Commonplace Writing (Pittsburgh Series in Composition, Literacy, and Culture)

by Susan Miller
     
 

Winner of the 1999 Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize for outstanding research publication in the field of teaching English language, literature, rhetoric and composition.See more details below

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Winner of the 1999 Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize for outstanding research publication in the field of teaching English language, literature, rhetoric and composition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822956372
Publisher:
University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Series:
Series in Composition, Literacy, and Cul
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
339
Product dimensions:
6.18(w) x 9.27(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Pt. IA Textual Tradition: Ordinary Writing as Cultural Pedagogy
1A World Lettered by Codes: Commonplace Powers17
2The Schooled Commonplace: Writing Along New Lines50
3Home Improvements: Culture as Pedagogy94
Pt. IITrue Biases: "A Defective and Naturally Bad System"
Introduction145
4The Class on Gender149
5Gender as Discourse171
6Learning to Spell Patriarchy: Fathers and Sons217
7Coda - Fundamentals of Authorship: Rewriting Commonplace Desires254
Notes295
References315
Index327

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