Women/Writing/Teaching / Edition 1

Women/Writing/Teaching / Edition 1

by Jan Zlotnik Schmidt
     
 

This book presents autobiographical visions of women writing teachers-their complex lives as writers, as instructors, as feminists, as professionals in the academy. The authors explore their complex identities as teachers: the particular configurations of their pasts, gender, class, ethnic backgrounds, personalities, and cultures that have shaped their personae as… See more details below

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This book presents autobiographical visions of women writing teachers-their complex lives as writers, as instructors, as feminists, as professionals in the academy. The authors explore their complex identities as teachers: the particular configurations of their pasts, gender, class, ethnic backgrounds, personalities, and cultures that have shaped their personae as instructors of writing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791435922
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
293
Product dimensions:
5.95(w) x 8.91(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1Teaching College English as a Woman15
2Voicing My Self: An Unfinished Journey27
3Sailing Back to Byzantium43
4She-ro-ism55
5The Story of a Woman Writing/Teaching: "The Shining Elusive Spirit"61
6Writing on the Bias75
7And May He Be Bilingual: Notes on Writing, Teaching, and Multiculturalism103
8The Point at Which Past and Future Meet109
9Teaching and Writing "As If [My] Life Depended On It"119
10From Silence to Words: Writing As Struggle133
11Mothers/Daughters/Writing/Teaching149
12Between the Drafts165
13Freedom, Form, Function: Varieties of Academic Discourse177
14A Collage of Time: Writing and Ritual in Women's Studies199
15Teaching Elders: A Journal213
16Engaged Pedagogy (from Teaching to Transgress: Education As the Practice of Freedom)231
17Composing a Pleasurable Life239
18As if your life depended on it (from What Is Found There: Notebooks on Poetry and Politics)255
19We Was Girls Together: Race and Class and Southern Women257
20Time Alone, Place Apart: The Role of Spiracy in Using the Power of Solitude267
Bibliography277
Contributors289

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