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  1. Children's Early Text Construction

    Edited by Clotilde Pontecorvo, Margherita Orsolini, Barbara Burge, Lauren B. Resnick

    For decades, research on children's literacy has been dominated by questions of how children learn to read. Especially among Anglophone scholars, cognitive and psycholinguistic research on reading has been the only approach to studying written language education. Echoing this, debates on methods of...

    Published January 1st 1996 by Routledge

  2. Landmark Essays on Rhetorical Invention in Writing

    Volume 8

    Edited by Richard E. Young, Yameng Liu

    Series: Landmark Essays Series

    In the process of assembling this collection, the editors quickly realized that no group of a dozen and a half articles can adequately represent the developments in modern rhetorical invention, even when the choices are restricted to articles on invention in writing. The articles selected for...

    Published November 1st 1995 by Routledge

  3. Texts in Context

    Critical Dialogues on Significant Episodes in American Political Rhetoric

    Edited by Michael C. Leff, Fred J. Kauffeld

    This volume is the result of a conference convened at Madison under the title, "The Wisconsin Symposium on Public Address: Case Studies in Political Rhetoric." The format was designed to allow maximum concentration on case studies and to promote as much open discussion as possible. The discussion...

    Published November 1st 1995 by Routledge

  4. Landmark Essays on Kenneth Burke

    Volume 2

    Edited by Barry Brummett

    Series: Landmark Essays Series

    In the inaugural series of "Landmark Essay" books, this is the only volume which focuses on the work of one scholar. Kenneth Burke -- poet, scholar, critic, iconoclast, eccentric, and Yankee crank -- is the major figure in American humanities in the twentieth century. He does not fit tidily into...

    Published November 1st 1995 by Routledge

  5. Nonacademic Writing

    Social Theory and Technology

    Edited by Ann Hill Duin, Craig J. Hansen

    In this volume, methodological, cultural, technological, and political boundaries felt by writers are analyzed, translated, and challenged in a way that will appeal to researchers, theorists, graduate students, instructors, and managerial audiences. Instead of extracting rules from previous...

    Published November 1st 1995 by Routledge

  6. Writing Technology

    Studies on the Materiality of Literacy

    By Christina Haas

    Academic and practitioner journals in fields from electronics to business to language studies, as well as the popular press, have for over a decade been proclaiming the arrival of the "computer revolution" and making far-reaching claims about the impact of computers on modern western culture....

    Published November 1st 1995 by Routledge

  7. The Ethics of Rhetoric

    By Richard M. Weaver

    Weaver's Ethics of Rhetoric, originally published in 1953, has been called his most important statement on the ethical and cultural role of rhetoric. A strong advocate of cultural conservatism, Weaver (1910-1953) argued strongly for the role of liberal studies in the face of what he saw as the...

    Published November 1st 1995 by Routledge

  8. Readings in Classical Rhetoric

    By Thomas W. Benson, Michael H. Prosser

    Rhetoric -- the theory of oral discourse -- affected and indeed pervaded all aspects of classical thought. Bearing the stamp of its impact were the Homeric hymns, the Iliad and the Odyssey, Aeschylus' Eumenides, the great dramatic tragedies, the elegiac and lyric poetry, and the literature of the...

    Published November 1st 1995 by Routledge

  9. Landmark Essays on Writing Centers

    Volume 9

    Edited by Christina Murphy, Joe Law

    Series: Landmark Essays Series

    This collection introduces the reader to the ideas that have shaped writing center theory and practice. The essays have been selected not only for the insight they offer into issues but also for their contributions to writing center scholarship. These papers help to chart the legitimation of...

    Published November 1st 1995 by Routledge

  10. Figures of Speech

    60 Ways To Turn A Phrase

    By Arthur Quinn, Barney R. Quinn

    Writing is not like chemical engineering. The figures of speech should not be learned the same way as the periodic table of elements. This is because figures of speech are not about hypothetical structures in things, but about real potentialities within language and within ourselves. The "figurings...

    Published November 1st 1995 by Routledge