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Teaching Genre and Convention using the Post-Apocalyptic Narrative

I recently finished teaching an 8-week, introductory fiction and intensive writing class–a course I’ve taught six times as the instructor of record, including three times during the regular semester. The course aims to teach non-majors how to read and discuss

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Maus I and the “Curious” Appearance of the Modern Sanatorium

A few weeks ago, a blogger featured on Fresh Pressed posed the question, “Do you re-read.”  My automatic response was no. No way. Boring. Actually, though, I do re-read, and frequently, at that: in order to teach fiction and write

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Dr. Amy Rubens
I'm an "ambulant scholar," and I move among several worlds. As a professor of English, I research and write for audiences within and outside of academia. As a teacher of writing, literature, and culture, I facilitate learning. As a blogger, I critique, question, and reflect. Learn more about this blog and the work I do as a professor and workplace writing consultant.

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