MA-RTW Comprehensive Examination Reading List
[revised 9/02 effective 9/02]
Students are responsible for all works listed here plus a minimum of 10 works selected in consultation with their advisor.Aristotle On Rhetoric (1991 Kennedy translation)
Kenneth Burke A Rhetoric of Motives
Ellen Cushman, et. al. Literacy: A Critical Sourcebook.
Peter Elbow. Writing Without Teachers.
Lester Faigley Fragments of Rationality: Postmodernity and the Subject of Composition.
Helen Fox Listening to the World: Cultural Issues in Academic Writing
Brian Huot (Re)Articulating Writing Assessment
James Kinneavy A Theory of DiscourseThomas Kuhn: Structure of Scientific Revolutions
Thomas Newkirk The Performance of Self in Student Writing.
Plato Phaedrus, Gorgias
Rebecaa Powell Literacy as a Moral Imperative: Facing the Challenges of a Pluralistic Society.
Michelle Sidler, et. al. Computers in the Composition Classroom: A Critical Sourcebook