Authoring a life: a woman's survival in and through literary studies

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Authoring a Life illustrates how language often plays an important part in many a victim's struggle to survive the debilitating effects of father-daughter incest. For example, reading may serve as therapy, enabling a survivor to confront rather that repress painful memories, and writing may help a survivor to recover a sense of authoring both her texts and her life. The book argues that, despite the current backlash against survivor stories, language arts teachers must develop effective pedagogies for teaching father ...

Authoring a Life: A Woman's Survival in and Through Literary Studies 1998, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791436806

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Authoring a Life: A Woman's Survival in and Through Literary Studies 1998, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791436790

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