Subject Present: Life-Writings and Strategies of Representation (Counterpoints #78) (Paperback)

Subject Present: Life-Writings and Strategies of Representation (Counterpoints #78) By Shirley R. Steinberg (Editor), Joe L. Kincheloe (Editor), Mark Zuss Cover Image

Subject Present: Life-Writings and Strategies of Representation (Counterpoints #78) (Paperback)


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This is book number 78 in the Counterpoints series.

Autobiographical writings provide unique windows for reflection on experience, knowledge, and social relations. Combining insights from American pragmatism, contemporary feminism, and poststructuralism, Subject Present explores how autobiographical writings weave patterns of identity from language, race, and gender. Dialogic literary strategies for representing the complexity of individual and collective experience are presented as models for rethinking the place of the subject of education in a multicultural society. Subject Present traces the historical context of the individual and illustrates how postmodern and feminist 'life-writings' create new ways of imagining identity.
The Author: Mark Zuss is Assistant Professor in the Graduate Reading Program at Lehman College, City University of New York. His research and teaching focus on cross-cultural, historical contexts of writing and reading practices, literacy and cognitive development, and qualitative studies in narrative research. He is also the author of two collections of poetry.
Product Details ISBN: 9780820439471
ISBN-10: 0820439479
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publi
Publication Date: April 1st, 1999
Pages: 262
Language: English
Series: Counterpoints