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Dreams and Inward Journeys : A Rhetoric and Reader for Writers,9780321076243

Dreams and Inward Journeys : A Rhetoric and Reader for Writers

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9780321076243

ISBN10:
0321076249
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Pub. Date:
7/1/2000
Publisher(s):
Pearson College Div
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Summary

A truly unique book in its field, Dreams and Inward Journeys,4/e explores the relationships between self-understanding, reading and writing. Chapters include reflective essays, poems, memory, gender roles, the anti-self, social definitions of self, and the visionary process itself. The emphasis on dreams and the imagination has been proven to excite and motivate students.

Table of Contents

Contents by Strategies and Modes xxi
To the Student xxix
To the Instructor xxxii
Discovering Ourselves in Writing
1(65)
The Writing Process and Self Discovery
1(8)
Thematic Introduction
9(3)
Readings
``Poem for the Creative Writing Class, Spring 1982'' (poem)
12(2)
Merle Woo
``A Letter to a Young Poet'' (essay)
14(3)
Rainer Maria Rilke
``A Way of Writing'' (essay)
17(3)
William Stafford
``Writing Matters'' (essay)
20(10)
Julia Alvarez
``Teaching Two Kinds of Thinking by Teaching Writing'' (essay)
30(7)
Peter Elbow
``The Symbolic Language of Dreams'' (essay)
37(7)
Stephen King
``Mother Tongue'' (essay)
44(5)
Amy Tan
``The Tales They Tell in Cyber-space'' (essay)
49(7)
Jon Katz
``This Place in the Ways'' (poem)
56(2)
Muriel Rukeyser
Student Writing
``Drive Becarefully'' (personal essay)
58(3)
Joyce Chang
``Whirling Through: My Writing Process as a Tornado Within'' (process essay)
61(2)
Sheila Chanani
Topics for Research and Writing
63(3)
Discovering Ourselves in Reading
66(45)
Responding to Reading Through Writing
66(4)
Thematic Introduction
70(2)
Readings
``The House Was Quiet and the World Was Calm'' (poem)
72(2)
Wallace Stevens
``The Library Card'' (essay)
74(5)
Richard Wright
``Ruined by Reading: Books into The Movies'' (essay)
79(4)
Lynne Sharon Schwartz
``States of Reading'' (essay)
83(8)
Sven Birkerts
``Don't Look Back'' (essay)
91(5)
Steven Holtzman
``The Book of Sand'' (story)
96(4)
Jorge Luis Borges
``The Secret'' (poem)
100(3)
Denise Levertov
Student Writing
``Hsao-suen: A Chinese Virtue'' (essay)
103(2)
Caitlin Liu
``The Sandstorm of Time and Knowledge'' (essay)
105(3)
Lissy Goralnik
Topics for Research and Writing
108(3)
Memories from Childhood
111(59)
Narration, Memory, and Self-Awareness
111(5)
Thematic Introduction
116(2)
Readings
``Poem to My Grandmother on Her Death'' (poem)
118(2)
Michele Murray
``Tio Ramon'' (essay)
120(8)
Isabel Allende
``The Angel of the Candy Counter'' (essay)
128(6)
Maya Angelou
``Silent Dancing'' (essay)
134(7)
Judith Ortiz Cofer
``Writing Autobiography'' (essay)
141(5)
bell hooks
``The Dream of Authority'' (essay)
146(6)
Jane Tompkins
``Remembering'' (essay)
152(3)
Naomi Remen
``Muller Bros. Moving and Storage'' (essay)
155(6)
Stephen Jay Gould
``For A New Citizen of These United States'' (poem)
161(2)
Li-Young Lee
``Namesake'' (essay)
163(3)
Corinne Okada
``Enter Dragon'' (essay)
166(2)
Tin Le
Student Writing
Topics for Research and Writing
168(2)
Dreams, Myths, and Fairy Tales
170(61)
Comparing and Contrasting: Strategies for Thinking and Writing
170(4)
Thematic Introduction
174(3)
Readings
``ego-tripping (there may be a reason why)'' (poem)
177(2)
Nikki Giovanni
``The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World'' (story)
179(5)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
``The Four Functions of Mythology'' (essay)
184(5)
Joseph Campbell
``The Importance of Dreams'' (essay)
189(9)
Carl Jung
Portfolio of Creation Myths
198(5)
Genesis 2:4--23 (Old Testament of the Hebrew Bible)
198(1)
``The Chameleon Finds'' (Yao-Bantu, African)
199(1)
``Yauelmani Yakut Creation Myth'' (Native American)
200(1)
``Spider Woman Creates the Humans'' (Hopi, Native American)
201(2)
``Fairy Tales and the Existential Predicament'' (essay)
203(5)
Bruno Bettelheim
Four Versions of Cinderella The Brothers Grimm, ``Aschenputtel'' (fairytale)
208(6)
``The Algonquin Cinderella'' (folktale)
214(2)
Idries Shah
``The Politically Correct Cinderella'' (modern satire)
216(3)
James Finn Garner
``Cinderella'' (poem)
219(2)
Olga Broumas
Student Writing
``Two Myths'' (essay)
221(3)
Joshua Groban
``Cinderella: Politically Incorrect?'' (essay)
224(4)
Liz Scheps
Topics for Research and Writing
228(3)
Obsessions and Transformation
231(66)
Definition: Word Boundaries of the Self
231(3)
Thematic Introduction
234(3)
Readings
``Fog-Horn'' (poem)
237(1)
W. S. Merwin
``Nightmares: Terrors of the Night'' (essay)
238(10)
Franklin Galvin
Ernest Hartmann
``The Roots of Depression'' (essay)
248(5)
William Styron
``The Tell-Tale Heart'' (story)
253(5)
Edgar Allan Poe
``The Yellow Wallpaper'' (story)
258(14)
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
``Beauty: When The Other Dancer Is the Self'' (essay)
272(7)
Alice Walker
``Hunger'' (essay)
279(6)
Anne Lamott
``In a Dark Time'' (poem)
285(2)
Theodore Roethke
Student Writing
``I'll Tell It You Called'' (story)
287(3)
Adine Kernberg
``The Good Girl'' (essay)
290(4)
Sharon Slayton
Topics for Research and Writing
294(3)
Journeys in Sexuality and Gender
297(72)
Causality and the Inward Journey
297(3)
Thematic Introduction
300(2)
Readings
``To a Stranger'' (poem)
302(2)
Walt Whitman
Two Versions of Pygmalion
304(1)
``Pygmalion'' (myth)
304(1)
Thomas Bulfinch
``Pygmalion'' (story)
305(3)
John Updike
``Erotic Wishes and Dreams'' (essay)
308(4)
Sigmund Freud
``No Name Woman'' (essay)
312(9)
Maxine Hong Kingston
``Being a Boy'' (essay)
321(4)
Julius Lester
``Hills Like White Elephants'' (story)
325(5)
Ernest Hemingway
``The Two'' (story)
330(8)
Gloria Naylor
``Swinging'' (essay)
338(6)
Diane Wood Middlebrook
``The Age of the Female Icon'' (essay)
344(4)
Holly Brubach
``Virtual Sex'' (essay)
348(8)
Sherry Turkle
``Nargis' Toilette'' (poem)
356(3)
Chitra Divakaruni
Student Writing
``On Not Being a Girl'' (essay)
359(3)
Rosa Contreras
``Gay Marriage: Why the Resistance?'' (researched argument)
362(4)
Julie Bordner Apodaca
Topics for Research and Writing
366(3)
The Double/The Other
369(68)
Argument and Dialogue
369(5)
Thematic Introduction
374(3)
Readings
``The Other'' (poem)
377(1)
Judith Ortiz Cofer
``Updike and I'' (essay/fantasy)
378(2)
John Updike
``The Realization of the Shadow in Dreams'' (essay)
380(5)
Marie-Louise von Franz
``A Chapter on Dreams'' (essay)
385(4)
Robert Louis Stevenson
``Henry Jekyll's Full Statement of the Case'' from The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (story)
389(12)
Robert Louis Stevenson
``A Different Mirror'' (essay)
401(9)
Ronald Takaki
``Being Black and Feeling Blue'' (essay)
410(11)
Shelby Steele
``Us and Them'' (essay)
421(6)
Fran Peavey
Myrna Levy
Charles Varon
``The Dream'' (poem)
427(2)
Pablo Neruda
Student Writing
``Mixed-Up'' (essay)
429(2)
Susan Voyticky
``Affirmative Action: Perspectives from a Model Minority'' (researched argument)
431(3)
Jill Ho
Topics for Research and Writing
434(3)
Society's Dreams
437(73)
Research Writing
437(5)
Thematic Introduction
442(3)
Readings
``Middle Class Poem'' (poem)
445(2)
Stephen Dunn
``Pictures in Our Heads'' (essay)
447(6)
Anthony Pratkanis
Elliot Aronson
``Winston Was Dreaming'' from 1984 (fiction)
453(6)
George Orwell
``I Have a Dream'' (essay)
459(4)
Martin Luther King Jr.
``Aggression: The Impact of Media Violence'' (essay)
463(6)
Sissela Bok
``Asian Women in Film: No Joy, No Luck'' (essay)
469(8)
Jessica Hagedorn
``Little Girls in Pretty Boxes'' (essay)
477(9)
Joan Ryan
``The City of Robots'' (essay)
486(7)
Umberto Eco
``Getting Close to the Machine'' (essay)
493(5)
Ellen Ullman
``Dear John Wayne'' (poem)
498(2)
Louise Erdrich
Student Writing
``Technology and the Future of the American Wilderness'' (researched argument)
500(7)
Jason Glickman
Topics for Research and Writing
507(3)
Visions of Nature
510(58)
Creativity, Problem Solving, and Synthesis
510(4)
Thematic Introduction
514(3)
Readings
``The Panther'' (poem)
517(1)
Rainer Maria Rilke
``The Etiquette of Freedom'' (essay)
518(3)
Gary Snyder
``The Great Vision'' (essay)
521(7)
Black Elk
John G. Neihardt
``Walking'' (essay)
528(3)
Linda Hogan
``A Field of Silence'' (essay)
531(4)
Annie Dillard
``The Other Side of the Hedge'' (story)
535(6)
E. M. Forster
``The Clan of One-Breasted Women'' (essay)
541(6)
Terry Tempest Williams
``Love in Action'' (essay)
547(12)
Thich Nhat Hanh
``Offering'' (Traditional; Zuni People) (poem)
559(2)
Student Writing
``Jerusalem's Spring'' (poem)
561(1)
Michael Noah Ford
``Visualizing Our Environment: Communication of Environmental Issues Through Visual Arts'' (researched argument)
562(6)
Sheila Walsh
Topics for Research and Writing
568


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