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Title:Performance Studies and the Reinvention of "I" in Composition: Moving Myself Beyond a Textual Model
Author(s):Tombro, Melissa
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Hawhee, Debra
Department / Program:English
Discipline:English
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Language, Rhetoric and Composition
Abstract:This study reconsiders the category of personal writing by contextualizing and linking it with the field of Performance studies in order to examine its potential critical function in the field of Composition. I examine the history of personal writing in English Studies and the possible expansion of its definition through the application of Performance studies methodology. I extend the scope of personal writing and offer valuable tools to critically analyze and theorize its application in Composition scholarship and pedagogy.
Issue Date:2009
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:246 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/81460
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3406810
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2009


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