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Women/writing/teaching [electronic resource] / [edited by] Jan Zlotnik Schmidt.

Contributor(s): Schmidt, Jan Zlotnik.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, c1998Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 293 p.).ISBN: 0585054894 (electronic bk.); 9780585054896 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching -- United States | English teachers -- United States -- Biography | Women teachers -- United States -- Biography | Feminism and education -- United States | Women in education -- United States | Academic writing -- Sex differences | Anglais (Langue) -- Rh�etorique -- �Etude et enseignement -- �Etats-Unis | Professeurs d'anglais -- �Etats-Unis -- Biographies | Enseignantes -- �Etats-Unis -- Biographies | F�eminisme et �education -- �Etats-Unis | Femmes en �education -- �Etats-Unis | �Ecriture savante -- Diff�erences entre sexes | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Rhetoric | REFERENCE -- Writing Skills | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Composition & Creative Writing | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women/writing/teaching.DDC classification: 808/.042/071173 | B Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
pt. 1. Silence and words: Teaching college English as a woman / Lynn Z. Bloom. Voicing my self: an unfinished journey / Karen Ann Chaffee. Sailing back to Byzantium / Pamela Chergotis. She-ro-ism / Diane Glancy. The story of a woman writing/teaching: "the shining elusive spirit" / Jan Zlotnik Schmidt -- pt. 2. Authority and authorship: Writing on the bias / Linda Brodkey. And may he be bilingual: notes on writing, teaching, and multiculturalism / Judith Ortiz Cofer. The point at which past and future meet / Lynne Crockett. Teaching and writing "as if [my] life depended on it" / Ann Victoria Dean. From silence to words: writing as struggle / Min-zhan Lu. Mothers/daughters/writing/teaching / Elaine P. Maimon and Gillian B. Maimon. Between the drafts / Nancy Sommers -- pt. 3. Visions of embodied teaching: Freedom, form, function: varieties of academic discourse / Lillian Bridwell-Bowles. A collage of time: writing and ritual in women's studies / E.M. Broner. Teaching elders: a journal / Mary Gordon. Engaged pedagogy (from Teaching to transgress: education as the practice of freedom) / bell hooks. Composing a pleasurable life / Sondra Perl. As if your life depended on it (from What is found there: notebooks on poetry and politics) / Adrienne Rich. We was girls together: race and class and Southern women / Hephzibah Roskelly. Time alone, place apart: the role of spiracy in using the power of solitude / Jacqueline Jones Royster.
Summary: 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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-288).

pt. 1. Silence and words: Teaching college English as a woman / Lynn Z. Bloom. Voicing my self: an unfinished journey / Karen Ann Chaffee. Sailing back to Byzantium / Pamela Chergotis. She-ro-ism / Diane Glancy. The story of a woman writing/teaching: "the shining elusive spirit" / Jan Zlotnik Schmidt -- pt. 2. Authority and authorship: Writing on the bias / Linda Brodkey. And may he be bilingual: notes on writing, teaching, and multiculturalism / Judith Ortiz Cofer. The point at which past and future meet / Lynne Crockett. Teaching and writing "as if [my] life depended on it" / Ann Victoria Dean. From silence to words: writing as struggle / Min-zhan Lu. Mothers/daughters/writing/teaching / Elaine P. Maimon and Gillian B. Maimon. Between the drafts / Nancy Sommers -- pt. 3. Visions of embodied teaching: Freedom, form, function: varieties of academic discourse / Lillian Bridwell-Bowles. A collage of time: writing and ritual in women's studies / E.M. Broner. Teaching elders: a journal / Mary Gordon. Engaged pedagogy (from Teaching to transgress: education as the practice of freedom) / bell hooks. Composing a pleasurable life / Sondra Perl. As if your life depended on it (from What is found there: notebooks on poetry and politics) / Adrienne Rich. We was girls together: race and class and Southern women / Hephzibah Roskelly. Time alone, place apart: the role of spiracy in using the power of solitude / Jacqueline Jones Royster.

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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.

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