Writing as a way of being

writing instruction, nonduality, and the crisis of sustainability
  • 3.91 MB
  • English
Hampton Press , New York, NY
Rhetoric, Study and teaching, English lan
StatementRobert P. Yagelski
LC ClassificationsPE1404 .Y35 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25005788M
ISBN 139781612890562, 9781612890579
LC Control Number2011034765

This book offers hope in the form of a pedagogy of writing as an ethical practice of being in the world.

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It describes a way to harness the power of writing so that writing instruction can become part of a broader effort to imagine and create a more just and sustainable future.