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Narrating Jane

Telling the Story of an Early African American Mormon Woman

Utah State University Press, Utah State Special Collection
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Naming What We Know, Classroom Edition

Threshold Concepts of Writing Studies

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Researching Writing

An Introduction to Research Methods

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A Rhetoric of Reflection

Edited by Kathleen Yancey
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Conceding Composition

A Crooked History of Composition's Institutional Fortunes

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Joking Asides

The Theory, Analysis, and Aesthetics of Humor

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Hemming Flames

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Good God but You Smart!

Language Prejudice and Upwardly Mobile Cajuns

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Nowhere Near the Line

Pain and Possibility in Teaching and Writing

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Decisions, Agency, and Advising

Key Issues in the Placement of Multilingual Writers into First-Year Composition Courses

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Decisions, Agency, and Advising considers the role of students’ own agency in the placement of multilingual writers in US college composition programs.

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The Montana Vigilantes 1863–1870

Gold,Guns and Gallows

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Historians and novelists alike have described the vigilantism that took root in the gold-mining communities of Montana in the mid-1860s, but Mark C. Dillon is the first to examine the subject through the prism of American legal history, considering the state of criminal justice and law enforcement in the western territories and also trial procedures, gubernatorial politics, legislative enactments, and constitutional rights.

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Exploring Composition Studies

Sites, Issues, Perspectives

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Heroes, Hero Worship, and Brigham Young

Utah State University Press, Utah State Special Collection
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Defender

The Life of Daniel H. Wells

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Defender is the first and only scholarly biography of Daniel H. Wells, an important yet historically neglected leader among the nineteenth-century Mormons.

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Hosea Stout

Lawman, Legislator, Mormon Defender

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The Meaningful Writing Project

Learning, Teaching and Writing in Higher Education

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Economies of Writing

Revaluations in Rhetoric and Composition

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Economies of Writing advances scholarship on political economies of writing and writing instruction, considering them in terms of course subject, pedagogy, technology, and social practice.

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Retention, Persistence, and Writing Programs

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From scholars working in a variety of institutional and geographic contexts and with a wide range of student populations, Retention, Persistence, and Writing Programsoffers perspectives on how first-year writing can support or hinder students’ transitions to college. The contributors present individual and program case studies, surveys of thousands of students, a wealth of institutional retention data, and critical policy analysis.

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Around the Texts of Writing Center Work

An Inquiry-Based Approach to Tutor Education

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Around the Texts of Writing Center Work reveals the conceptual frameworks found in and created by ordinary writing center documents. The values and beliefs underlying course syllabi, policy statements, website copy and comments, assessment plans, promotional flyers, and annual reports critically inform writing center practices, including the vital undertaking of tutor education.

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Nature's Burdens

Conservation and American Politics, The Reagan Era to the Present

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Nature’s Burdens is a political and intellectual history of American natural resource conservation from the 1980s into the twenty-first century—a period of intense political turmoil, shifting priorities among federal policymakers, and changing ideas about the goals of conservation. Telling a story of persistent activism, conflict, and frustration but also of striking achievement, it is an account of how new ideas and policies regarding human relationships to plants, animals, and their surroundings have become vital features of modern environmentalism.

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Crossing Divides

Exploring Translingual Writing Pedagogies and Programs

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Crossing Divides offers diverse perspectives from leading scholars on the design and implementation of translingual writing pedagogies and programs.

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Crafting Presence

The American Essay and the Future of Writing Studies

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Nicole B. Wallack develops an approach to teaching writing with the literary essay.

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Rewriting

How to Do Things with Texts, Second Edition

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Joseph Harris draws the college writing student away from static ideas of thesis, support, and structure, and toward a more mature and dynamic understanding. Harris wants college writers to think of intellectual writing as an adaptive and social activity, and he offers them a clear set of strategies—a set of moves—for participating in it.

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The Politics of Writing Studies

Reinventing Our Universities from Below

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A friendly critique of the field, The Politics of Writing Studies examines a set of recent pivotal texts in composition to show how writing scholarship, in an effort to improve disciplinary prestige and garner institutional resources, inadvertently reproduces structures of inequality within American higher education. Not only does this enable the exploitation of contingent faculty, but it also puts writing studies—a field that inherently challenges many institutional hierarchies—in a debased institutional position and at odds with itself.

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Writing Program Architecture

Thirty Cases for Reference and Research

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An unprecedented abundance of information concerning the significant material, logistical, and rhetorical features of writing programs and the realities of thirty diverse and award-winning programs.

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Post-Truth Rhetoric and Composition

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Post-Truth Rhetoric and Composition is a timely exploration of the increasingly widespread and disturbing effect of “post-truth” on public discourse in the United States. Bruce McComiskey analyzes the instances of bullshit, fake news, feigned ethos, hyperbole, and other forms of post-truth rhetoric employed in recent political discourse.

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Inventing the World Grant University

Chinese International Students’ Mobilities, Literacies, and Identities

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Through an exploration of the literacy practices of undergraduate Chinese international students in the United States and China, Inventing the World Grant University demonstrates the ways in which writing, public speaking, disciplinary literacies, and humanities-based curricula are constructed and enacted across institutional and geographic borders.

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