Recent scholarship has demonstrated that race, and how it intersects with gender, class, and sexual orientation, needs more critical examination. In composition studies, race is often appropriated as a category to distinguish cultural groups in research studies; however, the relationship of race to the composing process, the ways in which the cultural construct of race constructs students' identities and voices, and the ways in which racism is ritualized in composition pedagogy and curriculum are rarely investigated. Current studies do not discuss how race is addressed in textbooks used for first-year composition. Furthermore, despite the rich tradition of scholarship that discusses composition textbooks, more critiques are needed in the discipline that investigate what ideologies are embedded within textbooks.I reintroduce arguments made by apologists for the personal essay, such as Anderson, Spellmeyer, Good, and others, ... Anderson argues that the personal essay can be written and read by all people: aquot;all of us can write essays and all of usanbsp;...
|Title||:||Whiteness, White Privilege, and Three First-year Composition Guides to Writing|
|Author||:||Nicholas Neiman Behm|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|