44: WritingUp one level
Writing, June 1999
- Introduction: Bad Writing
Jeremy Russell, Joe Lockard
Questions have arisen and remained current in the context of a prolonged social debate over the academy's use and abuse of language.
- Composition, Capitalism and the New Technology
McDonald's has come to be interpreted by much of the world as a literal embodiment, a personification, of the USA.
- Autobiography in Music Criticism
There is a sense in which music critics cannot help but speak their past when they pass judgment on music, for their judgment is itself a product of that past.
- My Education As a Writer
The power of writing is that its clear and effective expression compacts, assimilates and amalgamates the things that you need to communicate.
- Repetitive Stress
I worked in a video store while I attended junior college several years ago.
- May Day in Bielsko
Rain began falling on the red petals of my crepe poppy, making it collapse. Soon the flower looked like a piece of red rug attached to a green stick.
- Business as Usual: Being the Perennial Tale of Seduction and Duplicity in American Politics as Dramatized in You've Got Mail
James Casas Klausen
The parallels between director Nora Ephron's You've Got Mail and Clinton's impeachment taught me a great deal about the powers of seduction.
- Monica Dreyfus
Tom/Paul, Joe Lockard
A specter has haunted more than one continent this past year, the specter of Monica Lewinsky.
- Write Me Disconnectedly: Assembling Hypertexts
In his vision of a grand, intended masterwork yet undone, Ted Nelson is reminiscent of Walter Benjamin.
- Bad Subjects Statement: Ethnic Studies and Social Justice
- The development of Ethnic Studies has made and continues to make a massive contribution to understanding American communities and the always-incomplete work of multiethnic social justice.
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