Contemporary Composition Studies: A Guide to Theorists and by Edith Babin, Kimberly Harrison

By Edith Babin, Kimberly Harrison

Composition stories is a swiftly becoming and regularly altering box. at the moment, even if, graduate scholars new to the sector and writing lecturers who need to make new connections among conception and perform have little collection of present reference works that outline key phrases in composition experiences and supply information regarding the students and researchers who've formed and are shaping the self-discipline. This publication offers this knowledge in an simply available layout and areas either students and phrases within the context of the field's improvement. integrated are alphabetically prepared entries for 108 people who have built the sphere and 128 phrases significant to the discipline.

The first a part of the e-book presents entries for leaders in composition reports. each one access identifies the components during which the coed has contributed so much influentially to the sphere and gives either a chronological evaluate of the person's contributions and a bibliography of consultant works. the second one half comprises entries for phrases which are tricky either for beginners and for these already acquainted with the self-discipline. The entries for the phrases exhibit how the disciplinary context has formed the ways that they've been used. The entries additionally point out how proven thinkers in composition stories and different disciplines have defined or outlined the phrases, supply examples of the phrases in context, and checklist students frequently linked to them. An appendix comprises entries for students from different disciplines who've contributed to the field.

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She is the author most cited in CCC articles from 1980-93 and one of the most frequently published authors of major articles in CCC for the same period. (c) Flower, Linda, andJohn Hayes. Rpt. in The Writing Teacher’s Sourcebook. Ed. Gary Tate and Edward P. J. Corbett. 268-92. ” Cognitive Processes in Writing. Ed. Lee W. Gregg and Erwin Steinberg. 3-30. “The Pregnant Pause-An Inquiry into the Nature of Planning. RTE 15 (1981): 22943. in Cross-Talk in Comp Theory: A Reader. Ed. Victor Villanueva, Jr.

Fort Worth: Texas Christian University Press, 1987. 331-52. Contemporary Writing: Process and Practice. 1979. Glenview,IL:Scott, Foresman, 1983. ”RR 4 (1985): 1632. Rpt. in Professing the New Rhetorics. Ed. Patricia Enos and Stuart C. Brown. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1994. 412-28. ” CE 47 (1985): 162-70. COVINO,WILLIAM A. (a) History of Rhetoric and/or Composition,Invention, Rhetoric and/or Composition Theory (b) The major thrust of Covino’s work has been to argue for a dialogicdialectic rhetoric that tolerates ambiguity and encourages novelty and open, free discussion and critique.

Ed. J. Corbett. New York: Oxford University Press, 1981. 80-88. ” CCC (1986): 431-41. 1 (1992): 91107. 1 (1993):3-15. EDE, LISA (a) Collaboration, History of Rhetoric and/or Composition, Rhetoric and/or Composition Theory (b) Ede and her frequent co-author Andrea Lunsford have been influential for their work encouraging a reexamination of classical rhetoric, for their work on audience, and for their work on collaborative writing. In discussing classical rhetoric and new rhetoric, they note both the similarities (both rhetorics are cross-disciplinary) and the differences (unlike the new rhetoric, classical rhetoric was concerned with oral language and the search for absolutes), and they argue for their essential compatibility.

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