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To know her own history : writing at the Woman's College, 1943-1963

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Ritter,Kelly

Source:

Pittsburgh series in composition, literacy, and culture, University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, p.256 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LC1756 .R58 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9609989

Keywords:

Academic writing--Study and teaching (Higher)--Case studies, Composition (Language arts)--Study and teaching (Secondary)--United States, Woman's College of the University of North Carolina--History, Women's colleges--United States--History--20th century, Women--Education (Higher)--North Carolina--History--20th century, Women--Education (Higher)--United States--History--20th century

Abstract:

Contents: Her history matters: the United States normal school and the roots of women's public education -- In her own words: the Yearling and first-year writing, 1948-51 -- Revisionist history: general education reform from Harvard University to the Woman's College, 1943-56 -- The double-helix of creative/composition: Randall Jarrell, May Bush, and the politics of writing programs, 1947-63 -- What's in a name? women's writing histories and archival research in composition studies.

Publication Language:

eng