Beyond Argument: Essaying as a Practice of (Ex)Change

Beyond Argument: Essaying as a Practice of (Ex)Change

by Sarah Allen


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781602356467
Publisher: Parlor Press
Publication date: 03/12/2015
Pages: 158
Sales rank: 1,117,172
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.37(d)

About the Author

SARAH ALLEN is Associate Professor in the English Department at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, CO, where she serves as a Rhetoric and Composition scholar and teacher. Her work has been published in Rhetoric Review and in Educational Philosophy and Theory; she also has book chapters in Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing (Parlor Press) and in Research Writing Revisited: A Sourcebook for Teachers (Heinemann). Her scholarship generally explores the ethics of the personal essay, and this work informs her teaching, as she works to discover the most useful and effective ways of assisting students in engaging with difficult, dense material and in generating complex, rigorous writings of their own.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements | Introduction | Chapter 1: Meeting the Real Self in the Essay | Chapter 2: Meeting the Constructed Self in the Essay | Chapter 3: Cultivating a Self in the Essay | Chapter 4: Imitation as Meditation | Chapter 5: Self Writing in the Classroom | About the Author | Works Cited

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