Migration, Material Culture, and Identity in William Attaway 's Blood on the Forge and Harriette Arnow 's The Dollmaker
Stacy I .Morgan
Discusses how both novels share key thematic elements pertaining to the experiences of migrants from rural Appalachia to multiethnic industrial centers of the urban north. Notes that a focus on the authors' handling of material culture helps to point one with increased clarity and precision to the writerly method by which Attaway and Arnow convey particular themes effectively.
"Students 'Right," English Only, and Re-imagining the Politics of Language
Argues that a lack of language legislation is indicative of a pervasive, tacit policy of "English Only" in composition and of a constellation of assumptions about languages, and language users that continues to cripple public debate on English Only and compositionists' approaches to matters of "error." Proposes an approach to language and "error" considering the relations of language to power.
OPINION: Ivory Arches and Golden Towers: Why We're All Consumer Researchers Now
Considers how enterprising marketers quickly realized they had little to lose by supporting a goal of equal "representation." Suggests that if the goal is to have a genuine impact in playing the popular culture game, now might be a prudent moment to take an interest in the kinds of research emerging from business schools.
The Right, the Wrong, and the Ugly: Teaching Shelley’s Several Frankensteins
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REVIEW: Being Material Enough: New Directions for Reforming English
Jennifer Seibel Trainor
REVIEW: Re-modeling English Studies
Chris W. Gallagher
COMMENT & RESPONSE: A Comment on “Reflections on an Anthology”
From the Editor
INDEX TO VOLUME 63
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