Upsetting composition commonplaces /

In Upsetting Composition Commonplaces, Ian Barnard argues that composition still retains the bulk of instructional practices that were used in the decades before poststructuralist theory discredited them. While acknowledging that some of the foundational insights of poststructuralist theory can be d...

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Author / Creator:Barnard, Ian, 1960- author.
Imprint:Boulder, Colorado : Utah State University Press, 2014.
©2014
Description:1 online resource (194 pages)
Language:English
Subject:English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching (Higher)
English language -- Composition and exercises.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Composition & Creative Writing.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Rhetoric.
REFERENCE -- Writing Skills.
English language -- Composition and exercises.
English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching (Higher)
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URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11348449
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ISBN:9780874219470
0874219477
0874219469
9780874219463
9780874219463
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:In Upsetting Composition Commonplaces, Ian Barnard argues that composition still retains the bulk of instructional practices that were used in the decades before poststructuralist theory discredited them. While acknowledging that some of the foundational insights of poststructuralist theory can be difficult to translate to the classroom, Barnard upends several especially intransigent tenets that continue to influence the teaching of writing and how students are encouraged to understand writing. Using six major principles of writing classrooms and textbooks-clarity, intent, voice, ethnography, a.
Other form:Print version: Barnard, Ian, 1960- Upsetting composition commonplaces. Boulder, Colorado : Utah State University Press, ©2014 x, 181 pages 9780874219463