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Place-Based Genre Writing as Critical Expressivist Practice
English Language and Literatures Faculty Publications
  • David Seitz, Wright State University
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This is a chapter from the Critical Expressivism: Theory and Practice in the Composition Classroom. Critical Expressivism is an ambitious attempt to re-appropriate intellectual territory that has more often been charted by its detractors than by its proponents. Indeed, as Peter Elbow observes in his contribution to this volume, "As far as I can tell, the term 'expressivist' was coined and used only by people who wanted a word for people they disapproved of and wanted to discredit." The editors and contributors to this collection invite readers to join them in a new conversation, one informed by "a belief that the term expressivism continues to have a vitally important function in our field."
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David Seitz. "Place-Based Genre Writing as Critical Expressivist Practice" (2014)
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