ERIC Number: EJ659039
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Guru Clown, or Pedagogy of the Carnivalesque.
Theatre Topics, v12 n1 p63-84 Mar 2002
Describes a teacher's experience of teaching a class entitled "Testimony, Magical Realism, and the Carnivalesque" which focused on the invention of aesthetic means to counter dominant, silencing discourses of power. Explains that students were asked to select a story from their own lives and were required to tell the story in three different versions. Includes excerpts from student writing and student accounts of instructors. (PM)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Literary Genres, Nineteenth Century Literature, Story Telling, Student Attitudes, Student Writing Models, Teaching Methods, Twentieth Century Literature, Writing Assignments
Electronic version downloaded from http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/theatre topics/. Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press, Journals Publishing Division, P.O. Box 19966, Baltimore, Maryland 21211.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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