ERIC Number: ED460362
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Gillikin, Jo, Ed.; Johnson, Fran Holman, Ed.
WILLA, v1-4 Fall 1992-Fall 1995
These four annual issues of WILLA (Women in Literature and Life Assembly) presents articles that focus on the crucial issues regarding the status and image of women and girls in every educational setting, from pre-kindergarten to continuing education. Articles and poetry in the first issue are: "On the Twentieth Anniversary of the Founding on NCTE's Women's Committee" (Aileen Pace Nilsen); "Remembering the Women" (Jeanne M. Gerlach); "The Acquisitive Maiden" (Maryjane O'Connor); "A Literary Life" (Jane Maher); "Talk among Chicks" (Marcia Worth); "The Princess and the Pea" (Nadine Charity); "Interview with Janie Hydrick" (Sandy DeCosta); "Rose Macaulay's 'And No Man's Wit' and Ernest Hemingway's 'For Whom the Bell Tolls': Two Spanish Civil War Novels and Question of Canonicity" (D. A. Boxwell); "The Transformational Rhetoric of Photography in Sue Miller's 'Family Pictures'" (Brenda O. Daly); "A Mermaid's Song" (Sondra Melzer); "Teaching Ain't No Joke: The Trap of Domesticity for Women Professors" (Lana Hartman Landon); "Hanging Up My Bones to Dry" (Betty Hart); "The Definition of Self, the Recognition of Other in Two Children's Stories" (Mary Elizabeth Bezanson and Deborah L. Norland); and "The Burden of Truth: The Voices of Luciela and Mattie in Gloria Naylor's 'Luciela Louise Turner'" (Demetrice A. Worley). Articles and poetry in the second issue include: "The House That Jack and Jane Rebuilt: Why Patching the Foundation Won't Support the Structure" (Judith Stitzel); "An Interview with Ruth K. J. Cline" (Lynne Alvine); "Some Observations about Hawthorne's Women" (Barbara Ellis); "When Is a Singing School (Not) a Chorus? The Emancipatory Agenda in Feminist Pedagogy and Literature Education" (Deanne Bogdan); "An Ethnic Passage: An Italian-American Woman in Academia" (Maryann S. Feola); "Community, Stereotype, and Insanity: Eliot's 'Adam Bede' and Dickens''Great Expectations'" (Julianne White); and "Bitch Goddess in Academia: Restructuring the Canon at Norman Mailer University" (Maria Bruno). Articles and poetry in the third issue include: "Beauty and the Beast--Wedding Still Pending: Male-Female Integration in the Legendary Fable" (Elouise Bell); "It's a Long Lane That Has No Turning" (Barbara Dreher); "Casey Miller and Kate Swift: Women Who Dared To Disturb the Lexicon" (Elizabeth Isele); "Bearing Witness" (Martha Marinara); "Feminist and Other(?) Pleasures" (Alayne Sullivan); "This Thing of Memory" (Andrena Zawinski); "Kate Chopin's 'Lilacs' and the Story of the Annunciation" (Jacqueline Olson Padgett); "The Question of the Personal: 'Woman' in the Academy" (Carol L. Winkelmann); and "Teaching Ain't No Joke: A Response" (Allison McCormack and Kathryn C. Lacey). Articles and poetry in the fourth issue include: "Psychological Safety of Women on Campus: A Collaborative Approach" (Lynn Butler-Kisber); "Lost and Found in Space: Using Tillie Olsen's 'I Stand Here Ironing' To Encourage Resistance and Identification in the Introductory Literature Classroom" (Linda Cullum); "Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the Feminization of Education" (Deborah M. De Simone); "Writing with a Gun to My Head: Reflections on a Writers' Group, Teaching Writing, and the Creative Process" (Dawn Haines); and "Behind the 'Barred Windows': The Imprisonment of Women's Bodies and Minds in Nineteenth-Century America" (Michelle Mock Murton). (RS)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Fables, Females, Feminism, Higher Education, Identification (Psychology), Interviews, Introductory Courses, Literary Criticism, Literature Appreciation, Novels, Photography, Safety, Sex Role, Sex Stereotypes, Sexism in Language, Women Faculty, Womens Studies, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English. Women in Literature and Life Assembly.