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This book addresses contemporary surveillance practices and examines technical communicators' roles in carrying them out.
Explores the teaching and learning of welding through two narratives: the personal narrative, relating the author's experience as a woman learning how to weld, and the academic narrative examining how instructional communication informs students' embodied knowledge and enculturation into a community of practice.
Explores key questions about translations and translators of South Asian Buddhist texts, past and present.
Explores how Didion's nonfiction prose style, often lauded for being beautiful and poetic, also works rhetorically.
Examines innovative writing pedagogies and the experiences of Latinx student writers at Hispanic-Serving Institutions nationwide.
Provides a new perspective on important linguistic issues in philosophical and religious Daoism through the comparative lens of twentieth-century European philosophies of language.
Blends history and theory with practical descriptions of how spoken word poetry is taught and how to produce spoken word events.
A fascinating collection of essays and conversations on the changing nature of language.
Both an anthology and an informal textbook that features poetry and essays by twenty-five New York State poets.
Addresses how digital forms of personal writing can be most effectively used by teachers, students, and other community members.
Essays addressing relatively unknown or unexamined speeches delivered by famous or influential environmental figures.
A diverse collection of essays and companion interviews that offer insight into the inspiration, drafting, and revision process.
Examines proposals for freshman composition’s abolition and reform while providing a new model for courses.
Delineates Lacan’s theory of the four discourses as a practical framework through which faculty can reflect on where their students are, developmentally, and where they might go.
A lively and intimate selection of letters on life, literature, and art from one of America’s finest prose stylists.
Expanded edition with new chapters and updates to the translation and bibliography.
An innovative approach to teaching Chinese language and culture, using folk and popular songs.
Relates Black Freedom Movements to literacy education.
Develops third-space theory by engaging with zines produced by feminists and queers of color.
How oral arguments influence the decisions of Supreme Court justices.
Twenty-five celebrated writers share the encouraging words and timeless wisdom of the coaches who influenced their lives.
Explores the relationship between social movements and rhetorical theory and practice.
Second volume of instructional materials for learning the original Hochunk language, featuring entire texts and a CD.
Comprehensive bilingual dictionary of the Hochunk language.
Contemporary poets offer behind-the-scenes perspectives on the poetic process.
Provides an alternative history of nutrition in the U.S. that focuses on the power of scientific language.
Essential copyright resource for teachers and writers, particularly those involved in electronic or new media.
Explores John Quincy Adams’s oratorical work in support of government-funded science.
Explores the question of student silence from students’ perspectives and challenges the conventional wisdom about silent students.
Examines the role of image and affect in teaching with new digital technologies and multimedia composition.
Explores the rhetorical functions of torture and the witnessing of torture in both classical texts and contemporary contexts.
Offers candid, first-hand accounts of what it is like to make writing central to teaching in secondary schools and colleges.
Aims to transform logic into a reflection on the nature of language.
Examines the relationship of civic discourse to built environments through a case study of the Cabrini Green urban revitalization project in Chicago.
Examines the rhetorical role of images in communicating environmental ideas.
Shows how death education can be brought from the healing professions to the literature classroom.
Traces the rhetorical work of the gene in scientific and nonscientific discourse throughout the twentieth century.
Challenges an autonomous model of literacy instruction in favor of one that recognizes and builds on students’ facility in navigating other rhetorical contexts.
Intertwines identity and culture to demonstrate how identity is negotiated over a given history.
Takes a firsthand look at a case of public participation in environmental policy.
Engages the complexities of teaching Latino/a students at Hispanic-Serving Institutions.
The first sourcebook for rethinking technical communication theory, practice, pedagogy, and research through a cultural studies lens.
Recounts the fake news stories, written from 1830 to 1880, about scientific and technological discoveries, and the effect these hoaxes had on readers and their trust in science.
Affirms the power of writing to memorialize loss and work through grief.
Offers an extended critique of key assumptions in composition theory and a new paradigm for thinking about writing in an increasingly globalized and textualized world.
Leading scholars address Heidegger’s 1924 lecture course, “Basic Concepts of Aristotelian Philosophy. ”
An intensive examination of the theoretical writings of cultural and literary critic Stanley Fish.
Analyzing their own responses to national traumas, writing teachers question both the purposes and pedagogies of teaching writing.
Interrogates the story of rhetoric promoted in standard historical accounts and reconsiders the relationship between rhetorical theory, practice, and pedagogy.
Examines rhetorical practices in cultures and time periods that have received little attention to date.
Offers a thorough look at peer review in virtual environments.
Argues for a more theoretically-informed and cogent curricular space for rhetoric in the academy.
Adds to our understanding of the powerful nature of texts and writing.
Analyzing the power of metaphor in the rhetoric of science, this book examines the use of words to express complex scientific concepts.
Explores the therapeutic uses and effects of writing in a post-Freudian age.
An exploration of the diverse ways that writing is taught in some unique urban settings.
Argues that the experience of modernity is fundamentally spatial rather than subjective.
The first in-depth study of Stanley Fish's nonliterary writings.
Extends the borders of essay scholarship by reading Latin American and Latino/a essayists alongside European and American ones.
An examination of community literacy programs--with an eye toward radical change.
A collection of instructional stories, research, and classroom applications for teachers who use computers in their writing instruction.
Argues that the academy's obsession with language, and in particular with narrative, has become a sort of disease.
A cultural materialist critique of six key terms used in composition studies to define its work.
A selection of papers presented at the 28th Annual Conference on African Linguistics.
Offers a wealth of thinking about the complex and often contradictory definitions surrounding the concepts of plagiarism and intellectual property.
A cultural history of the origins of composition studies that sheds new light on contemporary debates regarding the role of rhetoric in student transformation.
Presents autobiographical visions of women writing teachers--their intertwined lives as professionals, feminists, writers, instructors, and colleagues.
Eminent scholars discuss the politics and practices of generating scholarship in rhetoric and composition studies.
Addresses questions of phrase structure and theoretical architecture within a principles and parameters framework.
By emphasizing, using English-German examples, the notion of factor set, this book fosters the awareness that successful and adequate translation requires properly accounting for the pertinent translation ...
Provides a pioneering and data-oriented investigation of the syntax and semantics of important prepositional complementation patterns dependent on the prepositions in, to, at, on, with, and of in present-day English.
Examines the teacher’s role and the teacher’s authority in postmodern academic settings.
Explores relationships between classical and contemporary approaches to rhetoric and their connection to the underlying assumptions at work in Zen Buddhism.
Develops a logical analysis of dialogue in which two or more parties attempt to advance their own interests. It includes a classification of the major types of dialogues and a discussion of several important informal fallacies.
This book presents a coherent philosophy of signs without postulating objects to which they refer or meanings which they express.
This is the first complete theory of the morphology of language, a compendium of information on morphological categories and operations.
Dyke Ideas is a passionate and insightful contribution to lesbian philosophy. The main value is wimmin—women separate from men and men's inventions. "Craziness," guilt, competition, sex, and other topics ...
How is language acquisition possible? How is it that humans, within a few years of birth, can speak and understand language, transcending both its limited experience and biological limitations?
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This book is a study of the relation between cognitive linguistics and literary theory. Theory of literary interpretation is reinterpreted in terms of current debate in cognitive science. While research ...
Esperanto, spoken by thousands of people across the world, is the most successful international language project. In this book, the French linguist and literary critic Pierre Janton describes the history ...
Several distinct general linguistic theories are represented here: autolexical theory, categorial grammar, functional grammar, and government and binding syntax. Each essay in this book is centered around ...
This book explores the reaction of tenth-century Arab philosopher Abu Nasr Alfarabi to the logical works of Aristotle. From numerous short treatises the author develops a systematic and comprehensive ...
Battistella traces the development of markedness theory as a central part of structuralist theories of language. He outlines the concepts of marked and unmarked from Prague School structuralism to present ...
On the Logic of Ordinary Conditionals offers a formal treatment of the logic of a type of conditional found in natural speech which differs substantially from the material conditional of propositional ...
In this book, the author argues that words should be presumed initially to be monosemic: having a single, highly abstract meaning. Semantic research should first seek a unitary meaning, resorting to polysemy, ...
This book offers a new and compendious account of important verbal patterns in present-day English. Serving as a central source of data, it updates and refines earlier research contributing to the syntactic ...
American linguistics has a tradition of finding unique and important insights from studies of Native American languages, often leading to innovations in current theories. At the same time, research on ...
This book is an introduction to the current developments in model-theoretic semantics, which has become an essential part of the work in theoretical linguistics over the last decade. The author examines ...
Drawing from more than two hundred examples representing twenty-two languages of wide genetic and typological variety, the author guides the reader through a broad collection of situations encountered ...
This work presents the first sustained examination of Dependency Syntax. In clear and stimulating analyses Mel'cuk promotes syntactic description in terms of dependency rather than in terms of more familiar ...
Clear focus on its application of formal logic to ordinary English is the most distinctive feature of this textbook for the introductory course in deductive logic. Great care is taken with the appropriate ...
This volume resolves an inconsistency that has arisen in the autosegmental theory of phonology and morphology - some versions of this theory allow a single distinctive feature to be duplicated on more ...
This anthology explores the relationship between feminism and writing theory. The chapters cover the major issues: basic pedagogical theory and philosophical approaches to the teaching of writing, studies ...
In this work, Paul M. Postal supports the universalist theory of language by examining passive clauses. Contrary to a skeptical tradition, Postal argues that passive clauses are cross-linguistically identifiable ...
In a pioneer study of how language is actually used, Dr. Kearns combines the rigor of formal logic with a detailed analysis of natural language patterns. Through this double focus, he develops artificial ...
In a highly readable and lively text, the authors explore the way language mirrors our cultural assumptions, especially those concerned with gender distinctions. Focusing on contemporary issues, they ...
This book is devoted to elementary formal logic and metalogic, and their applications to language.