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Writing and healing : toward an informed practice

Author: Charles M Anderson; Marian M MacCurdy
Publisher: Urbana, Ill. : National Council of Teachers of English, ©2000.
Series: Refiguring English studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Provides a unique occasion for teachers, scholars, and other professional to begin an open, serious conversation about the healing power of writing.
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Writing and healing.
Urbana, Ill. : National Council of Teachers of English, ©2000
(OCoLC)623241268
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles M Anderson; Marian M MacCurdy
ISBN: 0814158609 9780814158609
OCLC Number: 42603190
Description: xvi, 476 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Finding our way in --
Whose voice is it anyway? / Anne Ruggles Gere --
Language and literature as "equipment for living" : revision as a life skill / Tilly Warnock --
Suture, stigma, and the pages that heal / Charles M. Anderson with Karen Holt and Patty McGady --
2. Traditions and extensions --
Writing as healing and the rhetorical tradition : sorting out Plato, postmodernism, writing pedagogy, and post-traumatic stress disorder / T.R. Johnson --
A strange unaccountable something : historicizing sexual abuse essays / Michelle Payne --
From trauma to writing : a theoretical model for practical use / Marian M. MacCurdy --
Healing and the brain / Alice G. Brand --
Pathography and enabling myths : the process of healing / Anne Hunsaker Hawkins --
3. Writing and healing in the classroom --
Language, power, and consciousness : a writing experiment at the University of Toronto / Guy Allen --
Writing about suicide / Jeffrey Berman and Jonathan Schiff --
Teaching emotional literacy / Jerome Bump --
Writing through the fear to reframe experience and discover values / Regina Paxton Foehr --
4. Writing and healing in the world --
Voices from the line : the Clothesline Project as healing text / Laura Julier --
"The more I tell my story" : writing as healing in an HIV/AIDS community / Emily Nye --
Las Madres, upstairs/downstairs : from soul maps and story circles to intertextual collaboration / Sandra Florence.
Series Title: Refiguring English studies.
Responsibility: edited by Charles M. Anderson, Marian M. MacCurdy.

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Provides a unique occasion for teachers, scholars, and other professional to begin an open, serious conversation about the healing power of writing.
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