Two or Three Things I Know for Sure

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  • Author : Dorothy Allison
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 112 pages
  • ISBN : 1101127988
  • Rating : 4/5 from 8 reviews
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Two or Three Things I Know for Sure

Two or Three Things I Know for Sure
  • Author : Dorothy Allison
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 01 August 1996
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Bastard Out of Carolina, nominated for the 1992 National Book Award for fiction, introduced Dorothy Allison as one of the most passionate and gifted writers of her generation. Now, in Two or Three Things I Know for Sure, she takes a probing look at her family's history to give us a lyrical, complex memoir that explores how the gossip of one generation can become legends for the next. Illustrated with photographs from the author's personal collection, Two or Three Things I

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  • Publisher : IAP
  • Release : 01 October 2010
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The Emperor Has No Clothes: Teaching About Race and Racism to People Who Don’t Want to Know offers theoretical grounding and practical approaches for leaders and teachers interested in effectively addressing racism and other oppressive constructs. The book draws both on the author’s extensive experience teaching about race and racism in classroom and community settings and from the theory and practice of a wide range of educators, activists, and researchers committed to social justice. The first chapter looks

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  • Publisher : LSU Press
  • Release : 01 March 2002
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Many of America’s foremost, and most beloved, authors are also southern and female: Mary Chesnut, Kate Chopin, Ellen Glasgow, Zora Neale Hurston, Eudora Welty, Harper Lee, Maya Angelou, Anne Tyler, Alice Walker, and Lee Smith, to name several. Designating a writer as “southern” if her work reflects the region’s grip on her life, Carolyn Perry and Mary Louise Weaks have produced an invaluable guide to the richly diverse and enduring tradition of southern women’s literature. Their comprehensive

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  • Publisher : Athabasca University Press
  • Release : 31 October 2018
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Treating bodies as more than discursive in social research can feel out of place in academia. As a result, embodiment studies remain on the outside of academic knowledge construction and critical scholarship. However, embodiment scholars suggest that investigations into the profound division created by privileging the mind-intellect over the body-spirit are integral to the project of decolonization. The field of embodiment theorizes bodies as knowledgeable in ways that include but are not solely cognitive. The contributors to this collection suggest

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  • Author : Lincoln,Denzin
  • Publisher : AltaMira Press
  • Release : 08 September 2004
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This is a book of signposts, of key turning points, of Gregory Bateson's 'knots tied in a handkerchief.' Each article reproduced in this volume, edited by leading qualitative methodologists Lincoln and Denzin, represents one of these turning points in qualitative research, a revolution in the way research is conceptualized and practiced. Authority, representation, legitimation, ethics, methods, presentation, even the purpose of qualitative research, have all been transformed by these articles and the authors who penned them. Bringing together the

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  • Author : Jan Whitt
  • Publisher : Hamilton Books
  • Release : 22 March 2012
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  • Publisher : Stenhouse Publishers
  • Release : 16 October 2021
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  • Publisher : Associated University Presse
  • Release : 16 October 2021
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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 01 August 2000
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  • Author : Joy Ritchie,Kate Ronald
  • Publisher : University of Pittsburgh Press
  • Release : 12 July 2001
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“I say that even later someone will remember us.”—Sappho, Fragment 147, sixth century, BC Sappho’s prediction came true; fragments of work by the earliest woman writer in Western literate history have in fact survived into the twenty-first century. But not without peril. Sappho’s writing remains only in fragments, partly due to the passage of time, but mostly as a result of systematic efforts to silence women’s voices. Sappho’s hopeful boast captures the mission of this anthology:

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  • Author : Clive Erricker,Jane Erricker
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 12 November 2012
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