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  1. 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 October 31st 1995 by Routledge

  2. 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 October 31st 1995 by Routledge

  3. 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 October 31st 1995 by Routledge

  4. 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 October 31st 1995 by Routledge

  5. 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 October 31st 1995 by Routledge

  6. Landmark Essays on Voice and Writing

    Volume 4

    Edited by Peter Elbow

    Series: Landmark Essays Series

    Section 1 of this volume describes three major debates about voice. They include: * the overarching debate: discourse as text vs. discourse as voice; * the traditional debate in rhetoric: ethos as real virtue in the real person vs. ethos as the appearance of virtue; and * the modern debate:...

    Published October 31st 1995 by Routledge

  7. Landmark Essays on Rhetorical Criticism

    Volume 5

    Edited by Thomas W. Benson

    Series: Landmark Essays Series

    This book is an anthology of landmark essays in rhetorical criticism. In historical usage, a landmark marks a path or a boundary; as a metaphor in social and intellectual history, landmark signifies some act or event that marks a significant achievement or turning point in the progress or decline...

    Published October 31st 1995 by Routledge

  8. Landmark Essays on Writing Across the Curriculum

    Volume 6

    Edited by Charles Bazerman, David R. Russell

    Series: Landmark Essays Series

    Rhetoric, as a general teaching -- while preaching locality of action and guidelines for handling that locality -- has tended from the beginning to serve as a universality. It has offered a generalized techne with only limited categories, appropriate for all discursive situations, at least for...

    Published October 31st 1995 by Routledge

  9. Landmark Essays on Writing Process

    Volume 7

    By Sondra Perl

    Series: Landmark Essays Series

    As the field of composition studies became more sophisticated in its understanding of research, the designs and assumptions underlying the early work were called into question. Researchers were challenged to design studies that were sensitive to the varying contexts in which writers write and to...

    Published October 31st 1995 by Routledge

  10. Reconceiving Writing, Rethinking Writing Instruction

    Edited by Joseph Petraglia

    To a degree unknown in practically any other discipline, the pedagogical space afforded composition is the institutional engine that makes possible all other theoretical and research efforts in the field of rhetoric and writing. But composition has recently come under attack from many within the...

    Published August 31st 1995 by Routledge