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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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Interview with Dorothy Allison

This is not my interview–I will have some up one of these days, though–but one by Susanne Diet­zel from Tulane Uni­ver­si­ty, con­duct­ed in 1995. When I taught a writ­ing course using what I called White Trash Lit­er­a­ture maybe ten years ago, … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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