Landmark Essays Series

Series Editors: James J. Murphy, Krista Ratcliffe

Landmark Essays is a series of anthologies providing ready access to key rhetorical studies in a wide variety of fields. The classic articles and chapters that are fundamental to every subject are often the most difficult to obtain, and almost impossible to find arranged together for research or for classroom use. This series solves that problem.

Each book encompasses a dozen or more of the most significant published studies in a particular field, and includes an index and bibliography for further study.

  • Landmark Essays on Historiographies of Rhetorics

    Edited by Victor J Vitanza

    This reader presents essays that editor Victor Vitanza describes as "efforts at revisionary histories that are either quasi-traditional histories or radical subversive histories." They are influential works published over the past four decades by major rhetoricians and historians with radically…

    Paperback – 2016-02-01 
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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 
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  • Landmark Essays on Speech and Writing

    Edited by Peter Elbow

    Classical rhetoric was originally all about speech; then as the new technology emerged, it took an interest in writing. We are at a kind of mirror moment now. The present field of composition and rhetoric has been preoccupied with writing for the last fifty or more years, but scholars are looking…

    Paperback – 2014-12-02
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  • Landmark Essays on Rhetoric and Feminism

    1973-2000

    Edited by Cheryl Glenn, Andrea Lunsford

    "Feminism" and "rhetoric" have not always been overlapping terms. While neglected as subjects of scholarly interest for many years, women were nonetheless developing rhetorical practices and traditions all along. In recent decades women writers, speakers, and feminist scholars have forged new…

    Paperback – 2014-09-25
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  • Landmark Essays on Basic Writing

    Volume 18

    Edited by Kay Halasek, Nels P. Highberg

    The essays selected for this volume address debilitating assumptions that place both students and teachers of basic writing, as well as the discipline itself, on the margins of educational, economic, and political localities of influence. The collection presents readers with previously published…

    Paperback – 2001-05-01
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  • Landmark Essays on ESL Writing

    Volume 17

    Edited by Tony Silva, Paul Kei Matsuda

    In recent years, the number of nonnative speakers of English in colleges and universities in North America has increased dramatically. As a result, more and more writing teachers have found themselves working with these English as a Second Language (ESL) students in writing classes that are…

    Paperback – 2001-01-01
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  • Landmark Essays on Rhetoric and Literature

    Volume 16

    Edited by Craig Kallendorf

    The studies of rhetoric and literature have been closely connected on the theoretical level ever since antiquity, and many great works of literature were written by men and women who were well versed in rhetoric. It is therefore well worth investigating exactly what these writers knew about…

    Paperback – 1999-01-01
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  • Landmark Essays on Contemporary Rhetoric

    Volume 15

    Edited by Thomas B. Farrell

    This work brings together the pivotal, scholarly essays responsible for the present resurgence in rhetorical studies. Assembled by one of the most respected senior scholars in the field of rhetoric, the essays chart a course from tradition-based theory of civic rhetoric to ongoing issues of…

    Paperback – 1998-08-01
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  • Landmark Essays on Bakhtin, Rhetoric, and Writing

    Volume 13

    Edited by Frank Farmer

    The essays in this collection give voice to the plurality of approaches that scholars in the field of rhetoric and composition have when they set forth to assimilate Bakhtin for their varied purposes. The collection is arranged in three major sections. The first attempts to capture the most…

    Paperback – 1998-02-01
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  • Landmark Essays on Rhetoric and the Environment

    Volume 12

    Edited by Craig Waddell

    This volume presents some of the best essays yet published on rhetoric and the environment. The collection should appeal to an interdisciplinary audience, including those interested in rhetoric, especially rhetoric of science and/or the environment, environmental studies, and modern American…

    Paperback – 1998-01-01
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  • Landmark Essays on Aristotelian Rhetoric

    Volume 14

    Edited by Richard L. Enos, Lois P. Agnew

    There is little doubt that Aristotle's Rhetoric has made a major impact on rhetoric and composition studies. This impact has not only been chronicled throughout the history of rhetoric, but has more recently been contested as contemporary rhetoricians reexamine Aristotelian rhetoric and its…

    Paperback – 1998-01-01
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  • Landmark Essays on Rhetoric of Science: Case Studies

    Volume 11

    Edited by Randy Allen Harris

    Rhetoric of science is the study of how scientists persuade and dissuade each other and the rest of us about nature -- the study of how scientists argue in the making of knowledge. In fragmented form, it goes back as long as the two fields have existed, and it makes various appearances throughout…

    Hardback – 1997-01-01
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  • Landmark Essays on Advanced Composition

    Volume 10

    Edited by Gary A. Olson, Julie Drew

    As advanced composition continues to grow as an important sub-area of rhetoric and composition, it becomes increasingly more important for scholars and teachers to have access to key studies produced in the field. Providing a comprehensive overview of significant work on the theory and pedagogy of…

    Paperback – 1996-03-01
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  • Landmark Essays on Rhetorical Invention in Writing

    Volume 8

    Edited by Richard E. Young, Yameng Liu

    In the process of assembling this collection, the editors quickly realized that no group of a dozen and a half articles can adequately represent the developments in modern rhetorical invention, even when the choices are restricted to articles on invention in writing. The articles selected for…

    Paperback – 1995-11-01
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  • Landmark Essays on Kenneth Burke

    Volume 2

    Edited by Barry Brummett

    In the inaugural series of "Landmark Essay" books, this is the only volume which focuses on the work of one scholar. Kenneth Burke -- poet, scholar, critic, iconoclast, eccentric, and Yankee crank -- is the major figure in American humanities in the twentieth century. He does not fit tidily into…

    Hardback – 1995-11-01
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  • Landmark Essays on Writing Centers

    Volume 9

    Edited by Christina Murphy, Joe Law

    This collection introduces the reader to the ideas that have shaped writing center theory and practice. The essays have been selected not only for the insight they offer into issues but also for their contributions to writing center scholarship. These papers help to chart the legitimation of…

    Paperback – 1995-11-01
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  • Landmark Essays on American Public Address

    Volume 1

    Edited by Martin Medhurst

    This volume traces the historical evolution of American academic thought concerning public address -- what it is, how it ought to be studied, and what can be learned by engaging rhetorical texts in an analytical fashion. To begin, one must distinguish among three separate but interrelated uses of…

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  • Landmark Essays on Classical Greek Rhetoric

    Volume 3

    Edited by A. Edward Schiappa

    This volume's purpose is to provide students and scholars of classical rhetoric with a set of exemplary works in the area of Greek rhetorical theory. Many of the articles included here are not easily accessible and have been selected with the intent of providing graduate and undergraduate students…

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  • Landmark Essays on Voice and Writing

    Volume 4

    Edited by Peter Elbow

    Section 1 of this volume describes three major debates about voice. They include: * the overarching debate: discourse as text vs. discourse as voice; * the traditional debate in rhetoric: ethos as real virtue in the real person vs. ethos as the appearance of virtue; and * the modern debate:…

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  • Landmark Essays on Rhetorical Criticism

    Volume 5

    Edited by Thomas W. Benson

    This book is an anthology of landmark essays in rhetorical criticism. In historical usage, a landmark marks a path or a boundary; as a metaphor in social and intellectual history, landmark signifies some act or event that marks a significant achievement or turning point in the progress or decline…

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  • Landmark Essays on Writing Across the Curriculum

    Volume 6

    Edited by Charles Bazerman, David R. Russell

    Rhetoric, as a general teaching -- while preaching locality of action and guidelines for handling that locality -- has tended from the beginning to serve as a universality. It has offered a generalized techne with only limited categories, appropriate for all discursive situations, at least for…

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  • Landmark Essays on Writing Process

    Volume 7

    By Sondra Perl

    As the field of composition studies became more sophisticated in its understanding of research, the designs and assumptions underlying the early work were called into question. Researchers were challenged to design studies that were sensitive to the varying contexts in which writers write and to…

    Paperback – 1995-11-01
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