Fragments of rationality: postmodernity and the subject of composition
In an insightful assessment of the study and teaching of writing against the larger theoretical, political, and technological upheavals of the past thirty years, "Fragments of Rationality" questions why composition studies has been less affected by postmodern theory than other humanities and social science disciplines.
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Fragments of Rationality: Postmodernity and the Subject of Composition
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