In this article, derived from the literature review chapter of her doctoral dissertation, the author presents a variation on what Prendergast (2006) calls found poetry as literature review. Her writing experiment is intended to reflect the dynamism of her “conversations” with the theoretical literature with which she engaged before and during the dissertation project: an intervention in the gender narratives of postgraduate student teachers. She does not, however, see theory as confined to academic literature and her conversations extend into poetry as well. In her conversations, the author engages with a wide range of texts in performance studies and feminist post-structural theory. She also converses with a variety of other texts.
Literature Review, Writing Experiment, Performance Studies, Gender, Found Poetry, Teaching
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Morrissey, D. (2016). Reviewing Literature on Gender Using Found Poetry and Dramatic Script. The Qualitative Report, 21(12), 2284-2307. Retrieved from http://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol21/iss12/8