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Vanhoutte, Kristof K. P. – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2014
The present article investigates the rhythm of study as described by Giorgio Agamben in "The idea of study", present in Idea of prose. In this short treatise, Agamben presents Melville's scrivener Bartleby as the exemplary embodiment of study. Bartleby's paradigmatic status, according to Agamben's interpretation, does,…
Descriptors: Study, Educational Theories, Higher Education, Models
Grabo, Norman S. – ADE Bulletin, 1979
Literature, which deals with truth, should be the focus of the English department instead of writing, which is a trivial technology. (DD)
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, English Curriculum, Higher Education, Literary Criticism
Urch, Kakie – 1995
The violence of any literacy acquisition in the contact zone between the powered, the disempowered, and the empowered is never clearcut. But, nevertheless, calls to theory literacy from the late 70s and early 80s have been answered with a rush. Michael Berube writes that "graduate school in English seems to have a very bad effect on people…
Descriptors: English Departments, Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Higher Education