Pedagogy

Pedagogy : The Question of Impersonation

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In Pedagogy: The Question of Impersonation, authors argue that teaching is a performance that incorporates the personal in acts of "im-personation." After David Crane's prefatory "postscript," George Otte recommends that students pretend, writing from various perspectives; Indira Karamcheti suggests putting on race as one can put on gender roles. Cheryl Johnson gets personal by playing the "trickster," and Chris Amirault explores the relationship between the teacher and "the good student." While Karamcheti, Gallop, and Lynne Joyrich use theatrical vehicles to structure their essays, Joseph Litvak, Arthur W. Frank, and Naomi Scheman incorporate performance as examples. Madeleine R. Grumet theorizes pedagogy, while Roger I. Simon suggests that pedagogical roles can be taken on and off at will; Gregory Jay discusses the ethical side of impersonation; and Susan Miller denounces "the personal" as a sham.show more

Product details

  • Book | 192 pages
  • 153.2 x 232.4 x 14.7mm | 338.4g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0253209366
  • 9780253209368
  • 1,653,806

About Jane Gallop

JANE GALLOP, Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, is author of The Daughter's Seduction, Reading Lacan, Thinking through the Body, and Around 1981.show more

Table of contents

A Personal Postscript, an Impostured Preface; David CraneIm-Personation: A Reading in the Guise of an Introduction; Jane GallopDiscipline, Spectacle, and Melancholia in and around the Gay Studies Classroom; Joseph LitvakLecturing and Transference: The Undercover Work of Pedagogy; Arthur W. FrankScholae Personae: Masks for Meaning; Madeleine R. GrumetGive Me a Girl at an Impressionable Age and She Is Mine for Life: Jean Brodie as Pedagogical Primer; Lynne JoyrichThe Good Teacher, The Good Student: Identifications of a Student Teacher; Chris AmiraultThe Teacher's Breasts; Jane GallopFace to Face with Alterity: Postmodern Jewish Identity and the Eros of Pedagogy; Roger I. SimonOn Waking Up One Morning and Discovering We Are Them; Naomi SchemanTaking Multiculturalism Personally: Ethnos and Ethos in the Classroom; Gregory JayDisinfecting Dialogues; Cheryl JohnsonCaliban in the Classroom; Indira KaramchetiIn-Voicing:Beyond the Voice Debate; George OtteIn Loco Parentis: Addressing (the) Class; Susan Millershow more

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