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Alternate pragmatism for going public, An
A critique of the composition field's engagement with education reform, particularly the practice of "reframing." Reframing is a pragmatic argument establishing or appealing to the professional authority of scholars in an ...
Beyond Postprocess offers a vigorous, provocative discussion of postprocess theory in its contemporary profile. Fueled by something like a fundamental refusal to see writing as self-evident, reducible, and easily explicable, ...
Composition, rhetoric, and disciplinarity
As a discipline can rhetoric and composition continue its historical commitment to pedagogy without sacrificing equal attention to other areas, such as research and theory? Contributors address disagreements about what it ...
Rhetor response: a theory and practice of literary affordance
Author(s):Khost, Peter H.
Bridging the disciplinary divide between writing and literature and introducing the concept of "literary affordances"--A theory that addresses interpretation and use through understanding how a rhetor applies a text. A mix ...
Provocations of virtue: rhetoric, ethics, and the teaching of writing
Explores the role of writing teachers in counteracting the polarized "post-truth" of public argument. Writing teachers are uniquely positioned to address the crisis of public discourse because their work is tied to ethical ...
Next steps: new directions for/in writing about writing
First collection of teacher and student voices on a writing pedagogy that puts Rhetoric and Composition's expert knowledge at the center of the classroom. Forty plus contributors report on writing-about-writing pedagogies ...
Reinventing (with) theory in rhetoric and writing studies: essays in honor of Sharon Crowley
Scholarship that takes up and extends the practices of inventive theorizing characterized by Crowley's work. Showing that theory is a continual rhetorical process that is indispensable for understanding situations and their ...
Upsetting composition commonplaces
In Upsetting Composition Commonplaces, Ian Barnard argues that composition still retains the bulk of instructional practices that were used in the decades before poststructuralist theory discredited them. While acknowledging ...
Retention, persistence, and writing programs
Perspectives on how first-year writing can support or hinder students' transitions to college from scholars working in a variety of institutional and geographic contexts and a range of student populations. Contributors ...
Writing-intensive: becoming W-faculty in a new writing curriculum
Study of university writing across curriculum program.