ISBN-10:
0791436322
ISBN-13:
9780791436325
Pub. Date:
01/28/1998
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Nourishing Words: Bridging Private Reading and Public Teaching / Edition 1

Nourishing Words: Bridging Private Reading and Public Teaching / Edition 1

by Wendy Atwell-Vasey

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791436325
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 01/28/1998
Series: SUNY series, Feminist Theory in Education Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 5.92(w) x 8.93(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Wendy Atwell-Vasey is Assistant Professor of Education at Mary Washington College.

Table of Contents

Foreword

Acknowledgments

Introduction: Relationships among Lannguage Arts, Autobiography, and Feminism

PART I: Understanding a Living Matrix of Words and Experience

1. The Conflict between Private Reading and Public Reading

2. Objectivity as a Retreat from Material Life

3. An Overview of Maternal Legacies: The Body-Knower, Intersubjectivity, and Attraction to the Wider World

PART II: Exploring Maternal Legacies and Pedagogies

4. Restoring Gesture and the Body-Knower to Language Arts

5. Reading and Writing Intersubjectively: Beyond Mastery and Rules

6. The Teacher: An Agent of Love and Enterprise

PART III: Regenerating the Curriculum

7. Philip: A Thinking Reader is a Feeling Reader

8. Jane: From Privacy to Community

9. April: Taking on the World from School

Parting Words

APPENDICES: The Teachers Autobiographies

Appendix A: Philip's Autobiographical Writing

Appendix B: Jane's Autobiographical Writing

Appendix C: April's Autobiographical Writing

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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