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The Folklorist in the Marketplace

Conversations at the Crossroads of Vernacular Culture and Economics

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Changing the Subject

A Theory of Rhetorical Empathy

Utah State University Press

This first book-length study of the concept of empathy from a rhetorical perspective explores ways of engaging across difference.

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Early Holistic Scoring of Writing

A Theory, a History, a Reflection

Utah State University Press

Exploring the possibility of actionable history, Early Holistic Scoring of Writing reconceptualizes writing assessment. Here is a new history that retells the origins of our present body of knowledge in writing studies.

 

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Reinventing (with) Theory in Rhetoric and Writing Studies

Essays in Honor of Sharon Crowley

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Reinventing (with) Theory in Rhetoric and Writing Studies takes up and extends the practices of inventive theorizing that characterizes Sharon Crowley’s body of work.

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The Kiss of Death

Contagion, Contamination, and Folklore

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Clever Maids, Fearless Jacks, and a Cat

Fairy Tales from a Living Oral Tradition

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Clever Maids, Fearless Jacks, and a Cat showcases the stories of two Newfoundland storytellers, Philip Pius Power and Alice Lannon.

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Toward Translingual Realities in Composition

(Re)Working Local Language Representations and Practices

Utah State University Press

Toward Translingual Realities in Composition is a multiyear critical ethnographic study of first-year writing programs in Lebanon and Washington Stateto examine the multiple and often contradictory natures, forces, and manifestations of language ideologies. It is a practical, useful way of seriously engaging with alternative ways of thinking, doing, and learning academic English literacies.

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Explanation Points

Publishing in Rhetoric and Composition

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A curated collection of disciplinary knowledge and advice for publishing in rhetoric and composition.

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Weathering the Storm

Independent Writing Programs in the Age of Fiscal Austerity

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Weathering the Storm assesses the socioeconomic and political conditions that have surrounded the rise of independent writing programs (IWPs) and departments.

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Reformers, Teachers, Writers

Curricular and Pedagogical Inquiries

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Neal Lerner explores the distinction between curriculum and pedagogy in writing studies—and the ways in which failing to attend to that distinction results in the failure of educational reform.

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Writing Across Cultures

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Writing Across Culturesinvites both new and experienced teachers to examine the ways in which their training has—or has not—prepared them for dealing with issues of race, power, and authority in their writing classrooms.

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Institutional Ethnography

A Theory of Practice for Writing Studies Researchers

Utah State University Press

Michelle LaFrance introduces the theories, rhetorical frames, and methods that ground and animate institutional ethnography.

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Bridging the Multimodal Gap

From Theory to Practice

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Bridging the Multimodal Gap addresses multimodality scholarship and its use in the composition classroom.

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Sojourning in Disciplinary Cultures

A Case Study of Teaching Writing in Engineering

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Describes a multiyear project to develop a writing curriculum within the College of Engineering that satisfied the cultural needs of both compositionists and engineers at a large R1 University.

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Re/Orienting Writing Studies

Queer Methods, Queer Projects

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An exploration of the intersections among queer theory, rhetoric, and research methods in writing studies.

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Multimodal Composing

Strategies for Twenty-First-Century Writing Consultations

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Radical Writing Center Praxis

A Paradigm for Ethical Political Engagement

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Radical Writing Center Praxis calls for a paradigm change in writing centers, imagining a field whose very reason for being is to facilitate justice and peace.

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Rhetorical Speculations

The Future of Rhetoric, Writing, and Technology

Edited by Scott Sundvall
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Next Steps

New Directions for/in Writing about Writing

Utah State University Press

The first collection of teacher and student voices on a writing pedagogy that puts expert knowledge at the center of the writing classroom.

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Planting the Anthropocene

Rhetorics of Natureculture

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A rhetorical look into the world of industrial tree planting in Canada that engages the themes of nature, culture, and environmental change.

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