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ALT DIS: Alternative Discourses and the Academy / Edition 1

ALT DIS: Alternative Discourses and the Academy / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9780867095166
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 03/12/2002
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.49(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Patricia Bizzell is Professor and Chair, Department of English, College of the Holy Cross. Among her publications are Academic Discourse and Critical Consciousness (1992) and The Bedford Bibliography for Teachers of Writing, Fifth Edition (with Bruce Herzberg and Nedra Reynolds, 2001).

Christopher Schroeder is a professor in the English Department at Northeastern Illinois University. He is the author of ReInventing the University: Literacies and Legitimacy in a Postmodern Academy (2001).

Helen Fox is on the faculty of the Sweetland Writing Center at the University of Michigan where she heads the Graduate Student Writing Project. She is the author of When Race Breaks Out: Conversations about Race and Racism in University Classrooms (2001) and Listening to the World: Cultural Issues in Academic Writing (1994).

Table of Contents

The Intellectual Work of "Mixed" Forms of Academic Discourse, Patricia Bizzell

Listening to ghosts: an alternative (non)argument, Malea Powell

Academic Discourses, or Small Boats in Big Seas, Jacqueline Jones Royster

"New Life in This Dormant Creature": Notes on Social Consciousness, Language and Learning in a College Classroom, Carmen Kynard

A Problem with Writing (about) "Alternative" Discourses, Sidney Dobrin

Being an Ally, Helen Fox

Contrastive Rhetoric: A Must in Cross-cultural Inquiries, Haixia Lan

Questioning "Alternative" Discourse: Reports from Across the Disciplines, Chris Thaiss & Terry Meyers Zawacki

So It Was This Beautiful Night, Belinda Kremer

Re-Clustering Traditional Academic Discourse: Alternating with Confucian Discourse, LuMing Mao

Writing, Dialects, and the Culture of Literacy, Peter Elbow

Full (dis)Course Meal: Some Words on Hybrid/Alternative Discourses, Laura Lai Long

An Essay We're Learning to Read: Responding to Alt.Style, Michael Spooner

From the Inside Out, or From the Outside In, Depending, Christopher Schroeder

Alternative Discourse: A Synthesis, Paul Matsuda

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