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  • Landmark Essays on Archival Research

    Edited by Lynee Lewis Gaillet, Helen Diana Eidson, Don Gammill Jr.

    Landmark Essays on Archival Research gathers over twenty years of essays addressing archival research methodologies and methods. They give readers a sense of how scholars have articulated archival research over the last two decades, providing insight into the shifts research methods have undergone…

    Paperback – 2015-12-24 
    Landmark Essays Series

  • Ecology, Writing Theory, and New Media

    Writing Ecology

    Edited by Sidney I. Dobrin

    Moving beyond ecocomposition, this book galvanizes conversations in ecology and writing not with an eye toward homogenization, but with an agenda of firmly establishing the significance of writing research that intersects with ecology. It looks to establish ecological writing studies not just as a…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21 
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Rhetorical Delivery and Digital Technologies

    Networks, Affect, Electracy

    By Sean Morey

    This book theorizes digital logics and applications for the rhetorical canon of delivery. Digital writing technologies invite a re-evaluation about what delivery can offer to rhetorical studies and writing practices. Sean Morey argues that what delivery provides is access to the unspeakable,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Sexual Rhetorics

    Methods, Identities, Publics

    Edited by Jonathan Alexander, Jacqueline Rhodes

    Sexual rhetoric is the self-conscious and critical engagement with discourses of sexuality that exposes both their naturalization and their queering, their torquing to create different or counter-discourses, giving voice and agency to multiple and complex sexual experiences. This volume explores…

    Hardback – 2015-11-06 
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Software Evangelism and the Rhetoric of Morality

    Coding Justice in a Digital Democracy

    By Jennifer Helene Maher

    Examining the layers of meaning encoded in software and the rhetoric surrounding it, this book offers a much-needed perspective on the intersections between software, morality, and politics. In software development culture, evangelism typically denotes a rhetorical practice that aims to convert…

    Hardback – 2015-09-09
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Adaptive Rhetoric

    Evolution, Culture, and the Art of Persuasion

    By Alex C. Parrish

    Rhetorical scholarship has for decades relied solely on culture to explain persuasive behavior. While this focus allows for deep explorations of historical circumstance, it neglects the powerful effects of biology on rhetorical behavior – how our bodies and brains help shape and constrain…

    Paperback – 2015-09-03
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • A Theory of Contemporary Rhetoric

    By Richard Andrews

    A Theory of Contemporary Rhetoric describes, explains, and argues the overarching theory of contemporary rhetoric. This current view of rhetoric brings together themes in the communication arts, including political literary criticism; bi- and multi-lingualism; multimodality; framing as an artistic…

    Paperback – 2015-09-01

  • Understanding Communication Theory

    A Beginner's Guide

    By Stephen M. Croucher

    This book offers students a comprehensive, theoretical, and practical guide to communication theory. Croucher defines the various perspectives on communication theory—the social scientific, interpretive, and critical approaches—and then takes on the theories themselves, with topics including…

    Paperback – 2015-08-25

  • Primary Research and Writing

    People, Places, and Spaces

    By Lynee Lewis Gaillet, Michelle F. Eble

    Developed for young academic writers, Primary Research and Writing offers a fresh take on the nature of doing research in the writing classroom. Encouraging students to write about topics for which they have a passion or personal connection, this text emphasizes the importance of primary research…

    Paperback – 2015-08-22

  • The Power of Words

    Unveiling the Speaker and Writer's Hidden Craft

    By David S. Kaufer, Suguru Ishizaki, Brian S. Butler, Jeff Collins

    In 1888, Mark Twain reflected on the writer's special feel for words to his correspondent, George Bainton, noting that "the difference between the almost-right word and the right word is really a large matter." We recognize differences between a politician who is "willful" and one who is "willing"…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16

  • Pedagogies of Public Memory

    Teaching Writing and Rhetoric at Museums, Memorials, and Archives

    Edited by Jane Greer, Laurie Grobman

    Pedagogies of Public Memory explores opportunities for writing and rhetorical education at museums, archives, and memorials. Readers will follow students working and writing at well-known sites of international interest (e.g., the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and the…

    Hardback – 2015-06-24
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Authorship Contested

    Cultural Challenges to the Authentic, Autonomous Author

    Edited by Amy E. Robillard, Ron Fortune

    This volume explores a dimension of authorship not given its due in the critical discourse to this point—authorship contested. Much of the existing critical literature begins with a text and the proposition that the text has an author. The debates move from here to questions about who the author is…

    Hardback – 2015-06-24
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

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