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The Origins of Composition Studies in the American College, 1875–1925

The Origins of Composition Studies in the American College, 1875–1925

A Documentary History
Edited By John C. Brereton

This volume describes the formative years of English composition courses in college through a study of the most prominent documents of the time: magazine articles, scholarly reports, early textbooks, teachers’ testimonies-and some of the actual student papers that provoked discussion. Includes writings by leading scholars of the era such as Adams Sherman Hill, Gertrude Buck, William Edward Mead, Lane Cooper, William Lyon Phelps, and Fred Newton Scott.

Winner, 1997 CCCC Outstanding Book Award

The Labyrinths Of Literacy

The Labyrinths Of Literacy

Reflections On Literacy Past And Present

A compelling collection by one of the pioneers of revisionist approaches to the history of literacy in North America and Europe, The Labyrinths of Literacy offers original and controversial views on the relation of literacy to society, leading the way for scholars and citizens who are willing to question the importance and function of literacy in the development of society today.

Reclaiming Rhetorica

Reclaiming Rhetorica

Women In The Rhetorical Tradition

These essays examine how women from the period of ancient Greece all the way through to modern times have appropriated traditional forms of rhetoric and used them in women’s discourse.

Feminine Principles & Women’s Experience in American Composition & Rhetoric

Feminine Principles & Women’s Experience in American Composition & Rhetoric

This unique collection examines – against a rich historical background – the complex contributions that women have made to composition and rhetoric in American education.

PRE/TEXT

PRE/TEXT

The First Decade
Edited By Victor Vitanza

This book presents articles reprinted from the first ten years of the controversial journal PRE/TEXT, which probes many of the issues instructors in the field of rhetoric and composition face.

Fragments of Rationality

Fragments of Rationality

Postmodernity and the Subject of Composition

In an insightful assessment of the study and teaching of writing against the larger theoretical, political, and technological upheavals of the past thirty years, Fragments of Rationality questions why composition studies has been less affected by postmodern theory than other humanities and social science disciplines.

Winner of the 1994 CCCC Outstanding Book Award Winner of the 1992 MLA Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize

Academic Discourse and Critical Consciousness

Academic Discourse and Critical Consciousness

Academic Discourse and Critical Consciousness traces the attempts of one writing teacher to understand theoretically – and to respond pedagogically – to what happens when students from diverse backgrounds learn to use language in college. Critical of even her own previous work, Patricia Bizzell presents a picture of how she has grappled with major issues in composition studies over the past decade and offers suggestions for the development of composition studies as an academic discipline.

A Dictionary of Russian Idioms and Colloquialisms

A Dictionary of Russian Idioms and Colloquialisms

2,200 Expressions with Examples

The dictionary covers phraseological fusions, units, and combinations; single words used figuratively; and colloquialisms. Each idiom or colloquialism, translated into English, is accompanied by a sentence in Russian showing its correct use.

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