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Personal EffectsEssays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo$
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Nancy Caronia and Edvige Giunta

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780823262274

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823262274.001.0001

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On Vulnerability and Risk

On Vulnerability and Risk

Learning to write and Teach Memoir as a Student of Louise DeSalvo

(p.105) On Vulnerability and Risk
Personal Effects

Kym Ragusa

Fordham University Press

Kym Ragusa’s essay examines the influence of DeSalvo’s work as a teacher of memoir in a working class institutional setting. Ragusa focuses on the teaching and learning of memoir as part of the inaugural group of Louise DeSalvo’s MFA memoir students at Hunter College.

Keywords:   Memoir, The Skin Between Us, Hunter College, Louise DeSalvo, Pedagogy, Teaching, Working Class, Creative Process

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