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Counternarratives

cultural studies and critical pedagogies in postmodern spaces
  • 196 Pages
  • 0.22 MB
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  • English

Routledge , New York
Critical pedagogy, Postmodernism and higher education, Culture -- Study and teaching (Higher), Mass media criticism, Education, Higher -- Political as
Other titlesCounter narratives
StatementHenry Giroux ... [et al.].
ContributionsGiroux, Henry A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC196 .C68 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 196 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL988177M
ISBN 100415905834, 0415905842
LC Control Number96026336

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The authors identify two forms of counternarratives. One functions as a critique of the modernist propensity Counternarratives book grand s: 1. About the Author. Manya C. Whitaker is an assistant professor of Education at Colorado College, USA. Eric Anthony Grollman is an assistant professor of Sociology at the University of Richmond, USA.5/5(1).

Counternarratives Fiction by John Keene. Ranging from the 17th century to the present and crossing multiple continents, Counternarratives’ novellas and stories draw upon memoirs, newspaper accounts, detective stories, interrogation transcripts, and speculative fiction to create new and strange perspectives on our past and present.

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One functions as a critique of the modernist propensity for grand narratives. The second concept, which is the focus of the book, builds on the first; the idea of "little stories" addressing cultural and political opposition to the "official" narratives used to manipulate public by: anyone looking to proactively respond to extremist propaganda with counter-narratives.

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The discussion of counter-narratives is ultimately a consideration of multiple layers of positioning. The fluidity of these relational categories is what lies at the center of the chapters and commentaries collected in this book.

The book comprises six target chapters by leading scholars in the field. A counternarrative is an argument that disputes a commonly held belief or truth. These beliefs often relate to cultures, people and even institutions.

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Often, counternarratives, which can also be called counter-storytelling, will be used to give people a voice who otherwise would not have one. As a narrative outlines a widely accepted belief as.

The authors identify two forms of counternarratives. One functions as a critique of the modernist propensity for grand narratives. The second concept, which is the focus of the book, builds on the first; the idea of "little stories" addressing cultural and political opposition to the "official" narratives used to manipulate public consciousness.

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In Counternarratives, John Keene undertakes a kind of literary counterarchaeology, a series of fictions that challenge our notion of what constitutes "real" or "accurate" history.

His writing is at turns playful and erudite, lyric and coldly diagnostic, but always completely : New Directions Publishing Corporation. Counternarratives is the first book of fiction Keene has published since that dense, essayistic novel, and his first to draw heavily on traditional story structures.

Keene is clearly enamored with the formalqualities of encounter narratives, epistolary fictions, and ghost stories, and he makes full use of the particular sets of dramatic. Counter-Narratives book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Saudi Arabia and Yemen are two countries of crucial importance in the M /5.

This book documents the lived experiences of women of color academics who have leveraged their professional positions to challenge the status quo in their scholarship, teaching, service, activism, and leadership.

By presenting reflexive work from various vantage points within and outside of the acad. “ Counternarratives is an extraordinary work of literature. John Keene is a dense, intricate, and magnificent writer. “Chronologically arranged but narratively discrete, Keene’s collection of 13 stories and novellas examines lives marked by the tectonic historical pressures of its five-century scope/5(14).

Ranging from the seventeenth century to the present, and crossing multiple continents, Counternarratives draws upon memoirs, newspaper accounts, detective stories, and interrogation transcripts to create new and strange perspectives on our past and present.

“An Outtake” chronicles an escaped slave’s take on liberty and. Now in paperback, a bewitching collection of stories and novellas that are “suspenseful, thought-provoking, mystical, and haunting” (Publishers Weekly)Ranging from the seventeenth century to the present, and crossing multiple continents, Counternarratives draws upon memoirs, newspaper accounts, detective stories, and interrogation transcripts to create new and strange perspectives on our.

Keene divides his book into three sections, “Counternarratives,” “Encounternarratives,” and “Counternarrative”; the 13 stories range in length and style, from the brief and pastoral to the sprawling and collagelike, but they share two overarching concerns: a willingness to experiment with language and a tactile sense of : John Keene.

Consider including counter narratives and texts that represent a range of perspectives in your classroom library. The Central Text Anthology prepared by Teaching Tolerance and Scholastic’s Trade Books to Use When Teaching Critical Literacy lists numerous texts for all grade levels that encourage students to question common understandings and.

Book Overview Ranging from the 17th century to our current moment, and crossing multiple continents, Counternarratives' stories and novellas draw upon memoirs, newspaper accounts, detective stories, interrogation transcripts, and speculative fiction to create new.

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Counternarratives - Ebook written by John Keene. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Counternarratives.5/5(1). 6/18 - Counternarratives > Counternarratives - Book II (Jun ) Comments Showing of 31 (31 new) post a comment» date newest».Keene’s Counternarratives is a heftier book than Keene’s novella Annotations, his only other published work of fiction.

Annotations is a bildungsroman of sorts, although as the title suggests, it is closer to being a commentary on a possible coming-of-age story, notes toward such a work. 'Counternarratives is an extraordinary work of literature. John Keene is a dense, intricate, and magnificent writer.' --Christine Smallwood, Harper's.

About the Author. John R. Keene was born in St. Louis in He graduated from the St. Louis Priory School, Harvard College, and New York University, where he was a New York Times Fellow/5(13).