She returned to her writing
with slow and feeble steps, like the steps of an old woman.
Or I may be roused from my writing
by her cry that I am making strange faces again.
"Because, without writing
there wouldn't be any high school.
Expertly edited by Bob Gilmore Reader in Musicology, Dartington College of Arts, England), "Maximum Clarity And Other Writings
On Music" is a collection of writings
on music by Professor Ben Johnston who taught theory and composition from 1951 to 1984 at the University of Illinois School of Music at Urbana-Champaign.
Grace, my former student, learned enough from doing this that she decided to "go back to some of my older writings
and compare them to my writings
today, I know that you have made my future a lot easier on me." Although I didn't ask students to compare and contrast their drafts from start to finish, the revision activity piqued her interest enough to examine how much her writing
has changed over time.
Focusing primarily on social theories, the book presents an extremely comprehensive collection of excerpts from the writings
of leading contributors to social theory since the mid-19th century.
Gradually, a more ample perspective has taken over within the group and even the concept of "peasant diaries" turned out to be more than just plain and simple diaries, but rather "a large and diversified group of writings
belonging to peasant society" (11), as the editors explain.
Many scholars read into these categories what they had learned about similar notions on other religious contexts and thus understood them as separate writings
. However, Madigan contends that this approach to the categories of writing
fails to recognize that the notion of writing
evidenced in the Qur'an exhibits an extraordinary fluidity.
Professor Winn has collected and edited for experts on the Renaissance as well as for readers with modern literary, cultural, feminist, and interdisciplinary interests an exquisite collection of eight theoretical writings
on the nature of women, on their intellectual and moral virtues, and on the status of women in society, all by women authors and all published between 1595 and 1625.
His long-term goal is to have a full-fledged publishing company that focuses on faith-based writings
"Even if they're writing
about their childhood, it's apparent that MS has an effect on all the writings
," Slowins says.
(8) Benston enumerates various traditions of naming relevant to Ellison's poetics of naming- African American "genealogical revisionism" and "self-creation"; Muslim and Black Muslim movement "nominatione"; and Du Boisian dialectical double- consciousness naming (152-53)-in a larger project of describing both the epistemological conditions of Ellisonian naming and the beginnings of an ethics of (un)naming that derives in part from Ellison's writings
. Making use of many of Ellison's noted literary antecedents, Benston schematizes a complex of naming that fundamentally consists of two inextricable components: an Emersonian/Ahabian desire for mastering phenomena and an Ishmaelian/Ellisonian resistance to being mastered by the name (155-56).