Subject: Language Arts & Disciplines / Rhetoric

Subject: Language Arts & Disciplines / Rhetoric

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Motives For Metaphor

|9780822956921|Literacy, Curriculum Reform, and the Teaching of English|Despite urgent calls for reform, composition, literature, and creative writing, remain territorial, competitive fields. This book imagines ways in which the three English camps can reconnect. Seitz contends that the study of metaphor can advance curriculum reform precisely because of its unusual institutional position. By pronouncing equivalence in the very face of difference, metaphor performs an irrational discursive act that takes us to the nexus of textual, social, and ideological questions that have stirred such contentious debate in recent years over the function of English studies itself. As perhaps the most radical (yet…

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Available Means

|9780822957539|An Anthology Of Women’s Rhetoric(s)| “I say that even later someone will remember us.”—Sappho, Fragment 147, sixth century, BC Sappho’s prediction came true; fragments of work by the earliest woman writer in Western literate history have in fact survived into the twenty-first century. But not without peril. Sappho’s writing remains only in fragments, partly due to the passage of time, but mostly as a result of systematic efforts to silence women’s voices. Sappho’s hopeful boast captures the mission of this anthology: to gather together women engaged in the art of persuasion—across differences of race, class, sexual orientation, historical and physical…

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Imagining Rhetoric

|9780822962281|Composing Women of the Early United States| Imagining Rhetoric examines how womenÆs writing developed in the decades between the American Revolution and the Civil War, and how women imagined using their education to further the civic aims of an idealistic new nation. In the late eighteenth century, proponents of female education in the United States appropriated the language of the Revolution to advance the cause of womenÆs literacy. Schooling for women—along with abolition, suffrage, and temperance—became one of the four primary arenas of nineteenth-century womenÆs activism. Following the Revolution, textbooks and fictions about schooling materialized that revealed ideal curricula for…

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Women at Work

|9780822945888|Rhetorics of Gender and Labor|| David Gold Jessica Enoch| Composition, Literacy, and Culture| Language Arts & Disciplines / Rhetoric Social Science / Gender Studies

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Rhet Ops

|9780822945895|Rhetoric and Information Warfare|| Jim Ridolfo William Hart-Davidson| Composition, Literacy, and Culture| Language Arts & Disciplines / Rhetoric

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