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Composition Theory – 1979-1990: Berlin to Fulkerson

Writing from 1979, James Berlin identified the following ideological divergence in contemporary composition theory, “Rhetorical theories differ from each other in the way writer, reality, audience, and language are conceived–both as separate units and in the way the units relate … Continue reading

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Formalism, Constructivism, and the RaiderWriter Rubrics…

While taking into consideration the fact that the article by Martin Nystrand, Stuart Greene, and Jeffrey Wiemelt (1) is from 1993 and Albert Kitzhaber’s (2) essay is from 1963, both address issues that arise in Texas Tech University’s (“TTU”) First … Continue reading

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