ERIC Number: EJ579254
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
An Apology for Pleasure, or Rethinking Romanticism and the Student Writer.
Johnson, T. R.
Composition Studies/Freshman English News, v26 n2 p35-56 Fall 1998
Discusses the teaching of writing and the focus of the writer's inner sense of well-being or fulfillment used by Romantic teachers. Mentions that some teachers believe that this is at the cost of suppressing the concept of discourse. Argues that writerly pleasure empowers students, and that this topic is relevant to the teaching of writing. (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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