Liberating Scholarly Writing The Power of Personal Narrative

ISBN-10: 0807745251

ISBN-13: 9780807745250

Edition: 2004

Authors: Robert J. Nash, Alexandra Weinbaum

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List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Publication date: 12/3/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Personal Narrative Writing Matters
A Brief Interlude: Richard Rorty-A Philosopher on a Mission
A Personal Confession
In Conclusion
What Is Scholarly Personal Narrative Writing?
Your Own Life Signifies
Hearing the Sound of Your Own Voice
Memoirs, Personal Narrative Essays, and Autobiographies
Just How Personal Does SPN Writing Have to Be?
But Where's the "Truth" in All of This?: A Quick Primer on Postmodernism
But Where's the Scholarship?
Scholarship from a More Personal Angle: To Be a Scholar Is to Be a Lover
A Closing Reflection: Ruth Behar-My Ideal Scholar
Tentative Guidelines for Writing Scholarly Personal Narratives
The Three Most Common Fears of Writing Personal Narratives
Ten Tentative Guidelines for Writing SPNs
A Closing Reflection: Jane Tompkins-An SPN Writer Extraordinaire
Narratives of Transition and Self-Empowerment
Confronting the Chasm
Kelly: "A Personal Account of One Athletic Trainer's Journey through the Lessons of Life, Learning, and Teaching"
David: "Embracing Human Suffering-Toward an Emotional Pedagogy"
Joe: "A Lost Season-The Nature, Culture, and Prevention of Athletic Team Hazing"
Pamela: "Living a Life Beyond Fear-A Narrative Exploration of College Career Counseling and Student Affairs Professional Preparation"
Conclusion: Transition and Self-Empowerment
Narratives of Authenticity and Connection
We Profess Who We Are by the Way We Live Our Lives
Dave: "Who Am I and What Am I Doing Here?-Postmodern Education that Supports Identity in a 'Normal' World"
Patti: "Composing a Pedagogy of Mattering-A Scholarly Personal Narrative on What It Means to Matter in Education"
Doug: "Reconciling the Life of the Spirit with the Life of an Educational Leader-A Personal Account of 25 Years of Policy Work in the Vermont Department of Education"
Lou: "Preparing Holistic Educational Leaders through the Use of Instructional Narrative-A Personal Account of One Principal's Leadership Persona"
Conclusion: Authenticity and Connection
Writing Ourselves as Educators and Scholars: Controversies and Challenges
Passion, Resilience, and Faith
Ethics: Do We Own Our Own Lives?
Truth: Are Facts the Same as Truth?
Politics: Why Do Certain Discourses Get Privileged in the Academy?
Writing Is Writing: Starting, Sustaining, and Finishing
Recommended Books on Writing
About the Author
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