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Foundations of Rhetorical Studies Required Texts

Purchase: Borchers, Timothy, and Heather Hundley. Rhetorical Theory: An Introduction. 2nd Edition. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc. 2018. ISBN: 978-1-4786-3580-2

 

Online course documents and readings posted on Blackboard. You are responsible for downloading and reading each text before the class session it is due, and bring a copy for discussion (printed or electronic).

Anzaldua “How to Tame a Wild Tongue.” Borderlands / La Frontera: the New Mestiza. San Francisco: Aunt Lute Books, 1987. 53-64

Aristotle. On Rhetoric. https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/aristotle-rhetoric/

Barnett, Scot, and Casey Boyle. “Rhetorical Ontology, or How to Do Things with Things” Rhetoric Through Everyday Things. Eds. Scott Barnett and Casey Boyle. Tuscaloosa, AL: The University of Alabama Press, 2016. 1-16

Bates “Terministic Screens of Corruption: A Cluster Analysis of Colombian Radio Conversations” https://kbjournal.org/angel_bates_terministic_screens_of_corruption

Butler, Judith. “Explanation and Exoneration, or What We Can Hear.” Social Text. Duke University Press, 72 (Vol 20, Number 3) Fall 2002. pp. 177-188.

Burke, Kenneth. “Terministic Screens.” Language as Symbolic Action: Essays on Life, Literature, and Method. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1966. 44-62

Edbauer, Jenny. “Unframing Models of Public Distribution: From Rhetorical Situation to Rhetorical Ecologies.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly. 35:4 (Fall 2005), 5-24.

Hallenbeck, Sarah. “Objects, Material Commonplaces, and the Invention of the ‘New Woman.” Rhetoric Through Everyday Things. Eds. Scott Barnett and Casey Boyle. Tuscaloosa, AL: The University of Alabama Press, 2016. 197-210

Lee, Ronald. “Ideographic Criticism.” Rhetorical Criticism: Perspectives in Action. Ed. Jim A. Kuypers. Plymouth, UK: Lexington Books, 2009. 285-319

Nicotra, Jodie. “Assemblage Rhetorics: Creating New Frameworks for Rhetorical Action.” Rhetoric Through Everyday Things. Eds. Scott Barnett and Casey Boyle. Tuscaloosa, AL: The University of Alabama Press, 2016. 185-195

Palmeri, Jason, and Jonathan Rylander. “Intersecting Realities: Queer Assemblage as Rhetorical Methodology.” Sexual Rhetorics: Methods, identities, publics. Eds. Jonathan Alexander and Jacqueline Rhodes. New York: Routledge, 2016. 31-43

Porter, James E. “Recovering Delivery for Digital Rhetoric.” Computers and Composition 26 (2009): 207-224.

Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky. “Axiomotic.” Epistemology of the Closet. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990. 1-8