Review: Jane Speedy (2015). Staring at the Park: A Poetic Autoethnographic Inquiry

  • Tony E. Adams Northeastern Illinois University
Keywords: autoethnography, stroke, poetry, personal narrative


In "Staring at the Park: A Poetic Autoethnographic Inquiry" (2015), Jane SPEEDY uses poetry, drawings, and prose to offer an insider account of a stroke and post-stroke experience. In this review, I use both form and content to convey key ideas from Jane SPEEDY's book, as well as to represent my experience of reading her text.



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Tony E. Adams, Northeastern Illinois University

Tony ADAMS is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication, Media and Theatre at Northeastern Illinois University. He studies and teaches interpersonal and family communication, autoethnography, qualitative research, communication theory, and sex, gender, and sexuality; he has published 4 books and more than 50 articles, book chapters, and reviews in these fields.

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