Selected Essays of Robert J. Connors / Edition 1

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Overview

One of the most influential scholars in the field of rhetoric and composition, Robert J. Connors argued vigorously for the importance of grounding contemporary theories and practice in a richly historicized understanding of the past. This chronological collection, edited by Lisa Ede and Andrea Lunsford, provides a representative sample of Connors’s most significant work throughout his twenty-year career.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312402792
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
  • Publication date: 3/28/2003
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 531
  • Product dimensions: 5.94 (w) x 9.42 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Table of Contents

A Note on This Collection

Introduction: Robert J. Connors: A Life in Writing

The Rise and Fall of the Modes of Discourse

Handbooks: History of a Genre

The Rhetoric of Explanation: Explanatory Rhetoric from Aristotle to 1850

The Rhetoric of Explanation: Explanatory Rhetoric from 1850 to the Present

The Genius (short story)

The Rhetoric of Mechanical Correctness

Textbooks and the Evolution of the Discipline

Grammar in American College Composition: An Historical Overview

Personal Writing Assignments

Frequency of Formal Errors in Current College Writing, or Ma and Pa Kettle Do Research

Introduction to Selected Essays of Edward P. J. Corbett

Overwork/Underpay: Labor and Status of Composition Teachers since 1880

How in the World Do You Get a Skunk out of a Bottle? (personal essay)

Writing the History of Our Discipline

Dreams and Play: Historical Method and Methodology

Teachers' Rhetorical Comments on Student Papers

Women's Reclamation of Rhetoric in Nineteenth- Century America

The Abolition Debate in Composition: A Short History

Teaching and Learning as a Man

Introduction to Composition-Rhetoric: Backgrounds, Theory, and Pedagogy

Memorial Tribute to Edward P. J. Corbett, 1919-1998

The Rhetoric of Citation Systems -- Part I: The Development of Annotation Structures from the Renaissance to 1900

The Rhetoric of Citation Systems -- Part II: Competing Epistemic Values in Citation

Adversus Haereses: Robert J. Connors Responds to Roxanne Mountford

Composition History and Disciplinarity

Frances Wright: First Female Civic Rhetor in America

The Erasure of the Sentence

In Memory of Robert J. Connors

PATRICIA A. SULLIVAN, DAVID EDWARDS, ANDREA ABERNETHY LUNSFORD AND LISA EDE, CHERYL GLENN, LYNN Z. BLOOM, ELIZABETH A. FLYNN, PATRICK MCGANN, SHERRIE GRADIN, THOMAS NEWKIRK

Bibliography for Robert J. Connors

Index

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