Category Archives: class

History as a Weapon: The Question of Class, by Dorothy Allison

  Source: Berry Col­lege Many years ago, when I first began teach­ing writ­ing, I had the oppor­tu­ni­ty to design an intro­duc­to­ry writ­ing (essay) course, in which we read and dis­cussed the­o­ry and crit­i­cism as well as orig­i­nal cre­ative works. I … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Ebony and Irony

White Trash Blues: Class Priv­i­lege vs. White Priv­i­lege Jen­nifer Kesler has some good points in this post from the blog Blind Priv­i­lege (see below for her com­ments indent­ed after mine), and the com­ment stream is worth read­ing as well. I … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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