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The Resource Rhetoric and Reality : Writing Instruction in American Colleges, 1900-1985

Rhetoric and Reality : Writing Instruction in American Colleges, 1900-1985

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Rhetoric and Reality : Writing Instruction in American Colleges, 1900-1985
Title
Rhetoric and Reality
Title remainder
Writing Instruction in American Colleges, 1900-1985
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Berlin here continues his unique history of American college composition begun in his Writing Instruction in Nineteenth-Century Colleges (1984), turning now to the twentieth century. In discussing the variety of rhetorics that have been used in writing classrooms Berlin introduces a taxonomy made up of three categories: objective rhetorics, subjective rhetorics, and transactional rhetorics, which are distinguished by the epistemology on which each is based. He makes clear that these categories are not tied to a chronology but instead are to be found in the English department in one form o
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Berlin, James A
Dewey number
808/.042/071173
Index
no index present
LC call number
PE1405
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Studies in Writing and Rhetoric
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  • English language
  • Report writing
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • REFERENCE
  • English language
  • Report writing
  • United States
Label
Rhetoric and Reality : Writing Instruction in American Colleges, 1900-1985
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Front Cover; Studies in Writing & Rhetoric Series Statement; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; 1. An Overview; 2. The Nineteenth-Century Background; 3. The Growth of the Discipline: 1900-1920; 4. The Influence of Progressive Education: 1920-1940; 5. The Communications Emphasis: 1940-1960; 6. The Renaissance of Rhetoric: 1960-1975; 7. Major Rhetorical Approaches: 1960-1975; 8. Conclusion and Postscript on the Present; Works Cited; Index; Author Bio; Books in the Studies in Writing and Rhetoric series; Back Cover
Control code
905984601
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (242 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780809386857
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)905984601
Label
Rhetoric and Reality : Writing Instruction in American Colleges, 1900-1985
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Front Cover; Studies in Writing & Rhetoric Series Statement; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; 1. An Overview; 2. The Nineteenth-Century Background; 3. The Growth of the Discipline: 1900-1920; 4. The Influence of Progressive Education: 1920-1940; 5. The Communications Emphasis: 1940-1960; 6. The Renaissance of Rhetoric: 1960-1975; 7. Major Rhetorical Approaches: 1960-1975; 8. Conclusion and Postscript on the Present; Works Cited; Index; Author Bio; Books in the Studies in Writing and Rhetoric series; Back Cover
Control code
905984601
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (242 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780809386857
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)905984601

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