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“Remixing Soapboxing Across Cultural, Social, And Institutional Boundaries.”, Mary Ann Cain 2010 Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne

“Remixing Soapboxing Across Cultural, Social, And Institutional Boundaries.”, Mary Ann Cain

Mary Ann Cain

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The Ruse Of Clarity, Ian Barnard 2010 Chapman University

The Ruse Of Clarity, Ian Barnard

English Faculty Articles and Research

This essay interrogates the concept of “clarity” that has become an imperative of effective student writing. I show that clarity is neither axiomatic nor transparent, and that the clear/unclear binary that informs the identification of clarity as a goal of effective student writing is itself unstable precisely because of the ideological baggage that undergirds its construction. I make this argument by finding the traces of composition’s insistence on student writers’ clarity in the attacks on the writing of critical theorists.


0 Table Of Contents And Introduction, Peter Elbow 2010 University of Massachusetts - Amherst

0 Table Of Contents And Introduction, Peter Elbow

Emeritus Faculty Author Gallery

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“The Base, Cursed Thing”: Panther Attacks, Ecotones, And Antebellum American Fiction, Matthew Sivils 2010 Iowa State University

“The Base, Cursed Thing”: Panther Attacks, Ecotones, And Antebellum American Fiction, Matthew Sivils

English Publications

The panther attack scenes found in the fiction of Charles Brockden Brown (1771-1810), James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851), and Harriet Prescott Spofford (1835-1921) portray these animals as literary monsters indicative of a developing American environmental anxiety. Drawing on a selection of recent critical studies dealing with both antebellum American fiction and ecocriticism, I suggest that these scenes reveal, especially through their depiction of panther attacks in what ecologists now refer to as anthropogenic ecotones (human-made environmental edges), the beginnings of an American cultural recognition of environmental degradation. Ultimately these panther attack scenes prefigure an American environmental ethic, revealing an instructive early ...


Composing Public Space: Teaching Writing In The Face Of Private Interests, Mary Ann Cain 2009 Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne

Composing Public Space: Teaching Writing In The Face Of Private Interests, Mary Ann Cain

Mary Ann Cain

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Celt Luminary Award, Mary Ann Cain 2009 Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne

Celt Luminary Award, Mary Ann Cain

Mary Ann Cain

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A Poetics Of Generosity: Judith Johnson At 70.”, Mary Ann Cain 2009 Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne

A Poetics Of Generosity: Judith Johnson At 70.”, Mary Ann Cain

Mary Ann Cain

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“’A Space Of Radical Openness’: Revisioning The Creative Writing Workshop.”, Mary Ann Cain 2009 Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne

“’A Space Of Radical Openness’: Revisioning The Creative Writing Workshop.”, Mary Ann Cain

Mary Ann Cain

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Excerpt From Novel, Down From Moonshine, Mary Ann Cain 2009 Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne

Excerpt From Novel, Down From Moonshine, Mary Ann Cain

Mary Ann Cain

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“Bringing It Home: The Struggle For Public Space In Education.”, Mary Ann Cain 2009 Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne

“Bringing It Home: The Struggle For Public Space In Education.”, Mary Ann Cain

Mary Ann Cain

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0 Table Of Contents And Introduction, Peter Elbow 2009 University of Massachusetts - Amherst

0 Table Of Contents And Introduction, Peter Elbow

Peter Elbow

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