2011 May College English, v73.5
ISBN/ISSN: 0010-0994 (print); 2161-8178 (online)
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Volume 73, Number 5, May 2011
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Table of ContentsAutism and Rhetoric
Paul Heilker and Melanie Yergeau
Abstract: By understanding the verbal and nonverbal manifestations of autism as a rhetorical imperative—a perspective that involves applying Krista Ratcliffe’s concept of rhetorical listening—scholars can do much to dissolve the idea of otherness that appears in discussions of this topic.
The Case of Cotton Mather’s Dog: Reflection and Resonance in American Ecopoetics
M. Jimmie Killingsworth
Abstract: In American ecopoetics, resonance
(a term from systems theory) is in many ways a desirable replacement for the dead metaphorical commonplace reflection,
but an even stronger alternative requires serious questioning of the field's romantic and transcendentalist traditions, as well as increased attention to the physical and political contexts of writing.
Remembering Sappho: New Perspectives on Teaching (and Writing) Women’s Rhetorical History
Jessica Enoch and Jordynn Jack
Abstract: The authors discuss courses in which they examined with students female rhetors’ historical presence in the public imagination, investigating how rhetorical work has inscribed these women into public memory and erased them from it.
Opinion: How to Destroy an English Department
Donald E. Hall
Review: Theorizing Plagiarism in the University
Abstract: Reviewed are Academic Writing and Plagiarism: A Linguistic Analysis by Diane Pecorari; My Word! Plagiarism and College Culture by Susan D. Blum; and Pluralizing Plagiarism: Identities, Contexts, Pedagogies, edited by Rebecca Moore Howard and Amy E. Robillard.