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Motives for metaphor : literacy, curriculum reform, and the teaching of English

Author: James E Seitz
Publisher: Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1999.
Series: Pittsburgh series in composition, literacy, and culture.
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Suggests that teachers of composition, literature and creative writing can still build a shared pedagogical project, but only through transforming the very structure and purpose of the English  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Seitz, James E., 1958-
Motives for metaphor.
Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)300729943
Online version:
Seitz, James E., 1958-
Motives for metaphor.
Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607261558
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James E Seitz
ISBN: 0822940930 9780822940937 0822956926 9780822956921
OCLC Number: 40755174
Description: xii, 254 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Prologue: metaphor and the English studies curriculum --
pt. 1. Paradox: Aberrant figures: composition and the "teaching" of metaphor. Higher learning: reading (for) metaphor in the literature class --
pt. 2. Possibility: Literal fictions: equivalence, difference, and the dialogic metaphor. "Other formulations": reading and writing the fragmentary text. Performing selves: the writer as metaphor. Epilogue: toward a metaphoric curriculum.
Series Title: Pittsburgh series in composition, literacy, and culture.
Responsibility: James E. Seitz.
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