Genre and Writing: Issues, Arguments, Alternatives / Edition 1

Genre and Writing: Issues, Arguments, Alternatives / Edition 1

by Wendy Bishop
     
 

This book takes a broad look at the new concepts and applications of genre, presenting several theoretical, critical, and pedagogical perspectives.See more details below

Overview

This book takes a broad look at the new concepts and applications of genre, presenting several theoretical, critical, and pedagogical perspectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780867094213
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
10/30/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
311
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Pt. ISetting the Scene: Genre and Composition1
1Preaching What We Practice as Professionals in Writing3
Pt. IIUnderstanding and (Re)Defining Genre17
2The Life of Genre, the Life in the Classroom19
3The Subject of Genre27
4The Yin and Yang of Genres37
5Genre as Language Standard45
6Boundary Rhetoric and Disciplinary Genres: Redrawing the Maps in Interdisciplinary Writing56
Response to Bazerman, Helscher, Peckham, Devitt, and Journet66
Pt. IIIThe Intersection of Politics and Genre: Race and Class Inside and Outside of Classrooms71
7White Purposes73
8Deep-Rooted Cane: Consanguinity, Writing, and Genre81
Pt. IVTelling Genres: Narratives of Literary History, Rhetoric, and Research91
9Countee Cullen: How Teaching Rewrites the Genre of "Writer"93
10The (Re)making of Genres: The Heian Example105
11Resisting Consolation: Early American Women Poets and the Elegiac Tradition115
12Genre as Relation: On Writing and Reading as Ethical Interaction125
13Narratives of the Novice: Genres of Naturalistic Research as "Storied Inquiry"135
Response to Jane Detweiler144
Pt. VThe Intersection of Politics Within a Genre: Autobiography, Feminism, and Teaching149
14American Autobiography and the Politics of Genre151
15Autobiography and Feminist Writing Pedagogy160
Response to Wendy Hesford172
Pt. VIGenre on Academic Sites: Students, Teachers, and Technologies177
16Situating "Genre" and Situated Genres: Understanding Student Writing from a Genre Perspective179
17The Territorial Demands of Form and Process: The Case for Student Writing as a Genre190
18Genre, Antigenre, and Reinventing the Forms of Conceptualization199
19Genre in Writing Workshops: Identity Negotiation and Student-Centered Writing215
20Postings on a Genre of Email229
Pt. VIIThe Intersection of Politics and Genre: Shares and Futures for Graduate Education249
21The Role of Writing in English Graduate Education and the "Nexus of Discourses"251
22Alternative Genres for Graduate Student Writing265
Works Cited276
Contributors306

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