A Cultural, Ethical, and Rhetorical Study of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood
Weaponized Digital Rhetorics
Addresses Women’s Rhetorical Relationship to Work
Writing as a Social Practice and Embodied Behavior
An Examination of the American Female Reform Society’s Periodical That Delineates Rhetorical Tactics of the 19th Century Women’s Reform Movement.
How innovation without tradition will lead to technical alienation.
Essays inquiring into conditions for activism, political protest, and public assembly.
Prince Edward County, Virginia as a microcosm of America’s struggle with race, literacy, and citizenship.
Explores the risk ridden realm of wise, if always fallible, rhetorical action.
Reimagines Listening Education to Account for Twenty-First Century Sonic Practices and Experiences
The Ethical Fantasy of Rhetorical Theory presents a critical examination of rhetorical theory throughout history, in order to develop a unifying vision for the field. Demonstrating that theorists have always been skeptical of, yet committed to “truth” (however fantastic), Ira Allen develops rigorous notions of truth and of a “troubled freedom” that spring from rhetoric’s depths.
Resounding the Rhetorical offers an original critical and theoretical examination of composition as a quasi-object. As composition flourishes in multiple media (digital, sonic, visual, etc.) Byron Hawk seeks to connect new materialism with current composition scholarship and critical theory.
The period of apartheid was a perilous time in South Africa’s history. This book examines the tactics of resistance developed by those working for the Weekly Mail and New Nation, two opposition newspapers published in South Africa in the mid- and late-1980s.
Tasteful Domesticity demonstrates how women marginalized by gender, race, ethnicity, and class used the cookbook as a rhetorical space in which to conduct public discussions of taste and domesticity.
Sulh is a centuries-old Arab-Islamic peacemaking practice. Rasha Diab explores the possibilities and limits of the rhetoric of sulh as it is used to resolve interpersonal, communal, and (inter)national conflicts—with a case illustrating each of these domains. The cases range from medieval to contemporary times and are analyzed using both rhetorical and critical discourse analyses.