Compelling Confessions: The Politics of Personal Disclosure ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Lisa Baird

Compelling Confessions: The Politics of Personal Disclosure

Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Publication date: December 2010
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Compelling Confessions: The Politics of Personal Disclosure is a collection of essays whose shared purpose is to offer an accessible interdisciplinary exploration of the social dynamics behind confessional discourse. As various contributors to thiscollection demonstrate, confession is ubiquitous in contemporary culture, not only within psychological or therapeutic frameworks or literary analysis, but also in internet discussion groups, in the criminal justice system, in political rhetoric, in so-called "reality" and interview-style television programming, in writing pedagogy and, increasingly, in the testimonial strain observable in contemporary scholarship. Yet, "telling one's story" raises questions, not only about authorial intent or authenticity, but also about the pressures disclosure can impose upon its audiences. Far less ubiquitous than confessions themselves, as these contributors suggest, are the critical tools that general audiences might employ in order to better evaluate the rhetoric of personal disclosure. It is, in fact, the shortage of such tools-responses and procedures that could be stated plainly and implemented by any reader or viewer-that Compelling Confessions sets out to address.
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Compelling Confessions: The Politics of Personal Disclosure ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Lisa Baird
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, December 2010
ISBN: 9781611470437
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ePub (Adobe DRM)
List Price: $74.99 eBook price: $65.99
Compelling Confessions: The Politics of Personal Disclosure PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Lisa Baird
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, December 2010
ISBN: 9781611470437
EAN:  2370003447514
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List Price: $74.99 eBook price: $65.99