Writing From The Margin And Other Essays

Author by : Shashi Deshpande
Languange : en
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Description : Like Her Fiction, Shashi Deshpande S Essays Hold A Universal Appeal, Even When Firmly Entrenched In The Social Realities Of Our Everyday Life And Grappling With Issues That Are Particularly Indian. Some Of The Finest Pieces In This Collection Deal With Language And Writing: The Prickly And Often Acrimonious Issue Of English, The Deep And Unfortunate Divide Between English And The Regional Languages, The Importance And Necessity Of Translations, The Compulsions Of The Global Market On Literature, A Writer S Obligation To Self-Censorship, The Moral Vision That Underscores All Good Writing, The Unshakable Worth Of Readers And Much More. There Are Also Essays In Which Shashi Deshpande Talks About Her Own Craft, How Each One Of Her Novels Took Shape, Going Into Particulars And Readily Sharing Confidentialities So That Readers Will Experience The Same Intimacy They Encounter In Her Novels. Much Of Her Writing Is Shaped By The Fact That She Is A Woman. With Unflinching Honesty She Clearly Articulates The Difficulties Of Writing As A Politically Aware Woman, Touching Upon Matters Of Contention Such As Gender, Feminism, Marginalization And The Relevance Of Reworking Myths. Thought-Provoking And Engaging, This Collection Showcases, For The First Time, The Broad Sweep Of Deshpande S Non-Fiction Writing.


The Gentile Bias And Other Essays

Author by : Hugh Anderson
Languange : en
Publisher by : BRILL
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Total Read : 61
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Writing On The Margins

Author by : D. Bartholomae
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer
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Description : 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. This book has been awarded the MLA's Mina P. Shaugnessy Award, recognizing an outstanding research publication on the teaching of English.


Writing At The Margin

Author by : Arthur Kleinman
Languange : en
Publisher by : Univ of California Press
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Description : One of the most influential and creative scholars in medical anthropology takes stock of his recent intellectual odysseys in this collection of essays. Arthur Kleinman, an anthropologist and psychiatrist who has studied in Taiwan, China, and North America since 1968, draws upon his bicultural, multidisciplinary background to propose alternative strategies for thinking about how, in the postmodern world, the social and medical relate. Writing at the Margin explores the border between medical and social problems, the boundary between health and social change. Kleinman studies the body as the mediator between individual and collective experience, finding that many health problems—for example the trauma of violence or depression in the course of chronic pain—are less individual medical problems than interpersonal experiences of social suffering. He argues for an ethnographic approach to moral practice in medicine, one that embraces the infrapolitical context of illness, the responses to it, the social institutions relating to it, and the way it is configured in medical ethics. Previously published in various journals, these essays have been revised, updated, and brought together with an introduction, an essay on violence and the politics of post-traumatic stress disorder, and a new chapter that examines the contemporary ethnographic literature of medical anthropology.


Writing From The Margins

Author by : Carolyn Ericksen Hill
Languange : en
Publisher by : Oxford University Press
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Description : Too often both composition teachers and their students experience knowledge and authority as unchanging entities that cannot be challenged in classroom exchanges. Drawing on feminist, cultural, and poststructuralist theory, as well as work in the rhetorical tradition and composition studies, Hill offers less debilitating methods of thinking that teachers can model for their students. Richly illustrated with examples of classroom interactions and student work, the book also shows teachers how to enrich their own intellectual and political lives within the academy.


What Moves At The Margin

Author by : Toni Morrison
Languange : en
Publisher by : Univ. Press of Mississippi
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Total Read : 37
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Description : Collects nonfiction writings and speeches by the American author, on topics including family and history, writers and writing, and politics and society.


Writing On The Margins

Author by : David Bartholomae
Languange : en
Publisher by : Macmillan
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Description : A collection of 21 essays by David Bartholomae — one of the composition community’s most prominent members — Writing on the Margins: Essays on Composition and Teaching includes selections that have helped shape the discipline of composition studies. With Bartholomae’s wide-ranging introduction and three retrospective postscripts to set the essays in context, Writing on the Margins serves as a valuable reference — and as a powerful introduction to crucial issues in the field.


Writing A Personal Essay Ebook

Author by : R.E. Myers
Languange : en
Publisher by : Lorenz Educational Press
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Total Read : 10
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Description : The activities in this book will take the student through the step-by-step process of writing a personal essay - from choosing a topic to presenting a finished essay. A Teacher's Guide is included for most lessons and a Student Tip Sheet and a Sample Topics List will help make writing an essay a breeze.


Essays From The Margins

Author by : Luis N. Rivera-Pagán
Languange : en
Publisher by : Wipf and Stock Publishers
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Description : These essays emerge from different crucial and complex conflicts: from the memory of a bishop, Bartolome de las Casas, urging the pope of his time to cleanse the church of complicity with violence, oppression, and slavery; from the lament and defiance of so many Middle Eastern women, victims of male domination and too many wars; from the voices bursting out from the colonial margins that dare to question and transgress the norms and laws imposed by colonizers and conquerors; from the emerging and diverse theological disruptions of traditional orthodoxies and rigid dogmatisms; from the denial of human rights to immigrant communities, living in the shadows of opulent societies; from the use of the sacred Hebrew Scriptures to displace and dispossess the indigenous peoples of Palestine. The essays belong to different intellectual genres and conceptual crossroads and are thus illustrative of the dialogic imagination that the Russian intellectual Mikhail Bakhtin considered basic to any serious intellectual enterprise. They are also the literary sediment of years of sharing lectures, dialogues, and debates in several academic institutions in the United States, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Malaysia, Switzerland, Germany, and Palestine.


The Miscellaneous Writings Of John Fiske Darwinism And Other Essays

Author by : John Fiske
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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