At the Conjunction of Rhetoric and Composition: The Contributions of Theresa Enos / Edition 1

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Renewing Rhetoric’s Relation to Composition comprehensively examines the development of rhetoric and composition, using the writings of Theresa Jarnagin Enos as points of departure for studies of broader trends. Chapters explore such topics as the historical relations of rhetoric and composition, their evolution within programs of study, and Enos’s research on gender. The volume presents the growing disjunction between rhetoric and composition and paints a compelling picture of the current state of both disciplines as well as their origins.

This volume acknowledges the influential role that Theresa Enos has had in the writing and rhetoric disciplines. Her career provides benchmarks for plotting developments in rhetoric and composition, including the evolving relations between the two. This collection offers a tribute to her work and to the new directions in the discipline stemming from her research. With an all-star line-up of contributors, it also represents the state of the art in rhetoric and composition scholarship, and it will serve current and future scholars in both disciplines.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805863963
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/9/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Winifred Bryan Horner ix

Introduction: At the Conjunction of Rhetoric and Composition-The Contributions of Theresa J. Enos Shane Borrowman Stuart C. Brown Thomas P. Miller 1

Section I Personal and Professional Histories of Rhetoric and Composition

1 Road Rhetoric: Recollecting, Recomposing, Remaneuvering Theresa J. Enos 13

2 Rhetoric Revival or Process Revolution?: Revisiting the Emergence of Composition-Rhetoric as a Discipline David Fleming 25

3 It Still Takes Phronesis: Thirteen Ways of Looking at Practical Wisdom in Online Teaching for Global Learning Hugh Burns 53

4 The Impossible Rhetoric: The Impossible Composition Susan Miller 68

5 Section I Reflection: Recollecting and Recomposing Rhetoric Thomas P. Miller Jillian Skeffington 80

Section II The Place of Rhetoric in Graduate Programs

6 How Seriously Are We Taking Professionalization?: A Report on Graduate Curricula in Rhetoric and Composition Karen P. Peirce Theresa J. Enos 97

7 Rhetoric: The Cornerstone of a Graduate Program Janice Lauer 104

8 Globalization, New(er) Rhetorics, and the Necessary Centrality of Both to Graduate Studies in Composition Darin Payne 117

9 Section II Reflection: Traveling Time's Arrow in Rhetoric and Composition: The Janus Face of Doctoral Education Louise Wetherbee Phelps 137

Section III Engendering Rhetoric

10 Mentoring-and (Wo)mentoring-in Composition Studies Theresa J. Enos 159

11 Theorizing Service, Servicing Theory Julie Marie Jung 168

12 Constructing History in a Film About Rhetoric: The Black Female Chorus in Good Night, and Good Luck John Schilb 182

13 Section III Reflection: Reflections on EngenderingRhetoric Andrea Lunsford 195

Section IV Civic Rhetorics

14 A Call for Comity Theresa J. Enos 207

15 The Secret Composition Practices of the Ancient Spartans: A Study of "Noncivic" Classical Rhetoric Richard Leo Enos 236

16 Breast Cancer Discourses and the (Dis)articulation of Rhetorical Action Elizabeth Ervin 248

17 Section IV Reflection: Three Chances to Think Both/And Peter Elbow 261

Section V Rhetoric Beyond the Academy

18 "An Eternal Golden Braid": Rhetor as Audience, Audience as Rhetor Theresa J. Enos 275

19 In Search of Comity Kathleen Blake Yancey 289

20 Do the Right Thing: The Ethos of Pathos in Environmentalists' Direct Mail Solicitations Stuart C. Brown L. A. Coutant 302

21 Pure Rhetoric Sharon Crowley 315

22 Section V Reflection: "It Got Me Thinking": Generative Ethos and (Re)Action Sarah Perrault 329

23 "Star Struck but Unfazed": An Interview with Theresa J. Enos Shane Borrowman 346

Index 361

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