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Noise from the Writing Center

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    Elizabeth H. Boquet (Author)

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In Noise from the Writing Center, Boquet develops a theory of noise and excess as an important element of difference between the pedagogy of writing centers and the academy in general. Addressing administrative issues, Boquet strains against the bean-counting anxiety that seems to drive so much of writing center administration. Pedagogically, she urges a more courageous practice, developed via metaphors of music and improvisation, and argues for noise, excess, and performance as uniquely appropriate to the education of writers and tutors in the center. Personal, even irreverent in style, Boquet is also theoretically sophisticated, and she draws from an eclectic range of work in academic and popular culture -- from Foucault to Attali to Jimi Hendrix. She includes, as well, the voices of writing center tutors with whom she conducted research, and she finds some of her most inspiring moments in the words and work of those tutors.
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  • PDF | 179 pages
  • Elizabeth H. Boquet (Author)
  • Utah State University Press (1 Mar. 2002)
  • English
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