kitchen table math, the sequel: citing the polysyllabists

Wednesday, September 5, 2007

citing the polysyllabists

John Trimbur cites Lunsford and other polysyllabists as arguing that composition studies, a postmodern pastiche resistant to "the positivist certainties and foundational accounts that shaped the older disciplines," follows "the cultural logic of postmodernism" and "situates itself in a nondisciplinary or postdisciplinary place where multiple, heterogeneous, and polyvalent discourses, projects, and interests intersect" ("Writing Instruction" 136).
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by James Sledd
A postdisciplinary place?

Doesn't that sound like middle school?

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