Historical Studies Of Writing Program Administration

Historical Studies Of Writing Program Administration

by Barbara L'Eplattenier
     
 

ISBN-10: 193255923X

ISBN-13: 9781932559231

Pub. Date: 04/04/2004

Publisher: Parlor Press

Historical Studies of Writing Program Administration: Individuals, Communities, and the Formation of a Discipline collects essays that shine new light on the early history of writing program administration. Broad in scope, the book illuminates the development of the profession in the narratives of the individuals who helped form the discipline prior to the…  See more details below

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Historical Studies of Writing Program Administration: Individuals, Communities, and the Formation of a Discipline collects essays that shine new light on the early history of writing program administration. Broad in scope, the book illuminates the development of the profession in the narratives of the individuals who helped form the discipline prior to the emergence of the Council of Writing Program Administrators in 1976, including those narratives of Gertrude Buck and Laura J. Wylie, Edwin Hopkins, Regina Crandall, Rose Colby, George Jardine, Clara Stevens, Stith Thompson, and George Wykoff. Drawing from deep archival work, these narratives offer rare glimpses into writing program administration and the development of composition as a college requirement.

In addition to eleven chapters from contributors, Historical Studies of Writing Program Administration includes a preface by Edward M. White, a concluding essay by Jeanne Gunner, interviews with Erika Lindemann and Kenneth Bruffee, and a detailed introduction by the editors, Barbara L'Eplattenier and Lisa Mastrangelo.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932559231
Publisher:
Parlor Press
Publication date:
04/04/2004
Series:
Lauer Series in Rhetoric and Composition
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

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