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.
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.
Relates Black Freedom Movements to literacy education.
Develops third-space theory by engaging with zines produced by feminists and queers of color.
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.
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.
Explores John Quincy Adams’s oratorical work in support of government-funded science.
Essential copyright resource for teachers and writers, particularly those involved in electronic or new media.
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.
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.
Case study of the life of a feminist organization in a changing political and funding climate.
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.
Explores the concepts of space and place within composition studies.
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.
The first sourcebook for rethinking technical communication theory, practice, pedagogy, and research through a cultural studies lens.
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.
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.
An exploration of the diverse ways that writing is taught in some unique urban settings.
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.
Examines liberatory learning practices in the contemporary composition classroom.
Examines the relationships between language and nature.
A collection of instructional stories, research, and classroom applications for teachers who use computers in their writing instruction.
Explores the intersections between writing and ecological studies.
A cultural materialist critique of six key terms used in composition studies to define its work.
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.
Explores relationships between classical and contemporary approaches to rhetoric and their connection to the underlying assumptions at work in Zen Buddhism.
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 ...
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 ...