Writing on the Margins: Essays on Composition and Teaching / Edition 1

Writing on the Margins: Essays on Composition and Teaching / Edition 1

by David Bartholomae
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312258690

ISBN-13: 9780312258696

Pub. Date: 10/06/2004

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

A collection of twenty-one essays by David Bartholomae, Writing on the Margins includes selections that have helped shape the discipline of composition studies. With a wide-ranging introduction and three retrospective postscripts to set the essays in context, it serves as a valuable reference and as a powerful introduction to crucial issues in the field.

Overview

A collection of twenty-one essays by David Bartholomae, Writing on the Margins includes selections that have helped shape the discipline of composition studies. With a wide-ranging introduction and three retrospective postscripts to set the essays in context, it serves as a valuable reference and as a powerful introduction to crucial issues in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312258696
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
10/06/2004
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.07(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.58(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: The Study of Error
• The Study of Error
• Released into Language: Errors, Expectations and the Legacy of Mina Shaughnessy
• Inventing the University
• Wanderings: Misreadings, Miswritings, and Misunderstandings
• Writing on the Margins: The Concept of Literacy in Higher Education
• Telling Secrets: Student Readers and Disciplinary Authorities, with Carolyn Ball & Laura Dice
• Postscript: The Study of Error * Part Two: Teaching Composition * Teaching Basic Writing: An Alternative to Basic Skills
• Writing Assignments: Where Writing Begins
• Against the Grain
• Wistful and Admiring: The Rhetoric of Combination
• The Reading of Reading: I. A. Richards and M. J. Adler
• Producing Adult Readers, 1930-1950
• The Argument of Reading
• Stop Making Sense: An Interview with David Bartholomae
• Introduction: Ways of Reading, with Anthony Petrosky
• Postscript: Teaching Composition * Part Three: The Profession
• Freshman English, Composition, and CCCC
• The Tidy House: Basic Writing in the American Curriculum
• What is Composition (and If You Know What That Is) Why Do We Teach It?
• Composition: 1900-2000
• Literacy and Departments of Language and Literature
• Reading and Writing in the Academy: A Conversation with David Bartholomae
• Postcript: The Profession

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