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Vernacular insurrections : race, black protest, and the new century in composition-literacies studies

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Kynard,Carmen

Source:

State University of New York Press, Albany, NY (2013)

Call Number:

Cubb LC2717 .K94 2013

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/10144879

Keywords:

African Americans--Education, African Americans--Social conditions, English language--Composition and exercises--Study and teaching--United States, English language--Rhetoric--Study and teaching--United States, Multicultural education--United States

Abstract:

Contents: Teaching interlude I : method men and women -- "Before I'll be a slave, I'll be buried in my grave" : black student protest as discursive challenge and social turn in nineteenth- and twentieth-century literacies -- Teaching interlude II: through their window -- "I want to be African" : tracing the black radical tradition with "students' rights to their own language" -- Teaching interlude III : undoing the singularity of "ethical English" and language-as-racial-inferiority -- "Ain't we got a right to the tree of life?" : the black arts movement and black studies as an untold story of and in composition studies -- Teaching interlude IV : "Not like the first time, talkin bout the second time" -- "The revolution will not be [error analyzed]" : the black protest tradition of teaching and the integrationist moment -- Teaching interlude V : "Your mother is weak" -- What a difference an error makes : ongoing challenges for "white innocence," historiography, and disciplinary knowledge making -- Outerlude : leaving the Emerald City.

Publication Language:

eng