Thursday, September 16, 2004

Thinking About Writing and Language, Pt 1

Bazerman, Charles. “Rhetorical and Material Action on the World Stage.” The Languages of Edison’s Light. (MIT Press, 1999)

---. Shaping Written Knowledge: The Genre and Activity of the Experimental Article in Science. (University of Wisconsin Press, 2000)

---. “Sketches Toward a Rhetorical Theory of Literacy.” Constructing Experience (Southern Illinois University Press, 1994)

The Beat Within: A Weekly Publication of Writings and Art from the Inside.

Engelhardt, Tom. “Taking Back the Word: Interviewed by Harry Kreisler.” Conversations With History (April 23, 2004)

George Carlin. (Important social critic/comedian)

Gessner, David. “Sick of Nature: Today's nature writing is too often pious, safe, boring. Haven't these people re-read Thoreau lately?” The Boston Globe (August 1, 2004)

Gumbi, Bandile. “Speaking the Word.” Agenda #57 (2003)

Lakoff, George. “Framing 101: How to Take Back Public Discourse.” Alternet (September 8, 2004)

---. “The Republican Night—Frame by Frame, Word for Word.” Media Channel (August 30, 2004)

“Language Corner.” Columbia Journalism Review (Ongoing series of articles on language usage/style)

Lemke, Jay. “Violence and Language: The Signs That Hurt.” 21st C (1995)

Livingston, Reb. “Give the Boot to the Muse: Behold the Power of Duende.” Drunken Boat #4 (Spring 2002)

Marchand, Philip. “An Extra Whack: The Genius Of Language: Fifteen Writers Reflect On Their Mother Tongues.” Toronto Star (August 8, 2004)

O’Brien, John and Tim Wilkinson. “… And More on Translations.” Context #15 (2004)

Payne, Tom. “Circle of Cliches.” Telegraph (August 16, 2004)

Richards, Linda. “Interview With Patricia Anderson: In Search of Passion.” January Magazine (August 2001)

Schurmann, Franz. “In the Year 2104—Americans Will Speak a New Kind of English.” Pacific News Service (August 13, 2004)

Sherburne, Philip. “Log In, Blog On, Rock Out.” Res (July/August 2004)

Talvi, Silja J.A. “Race: Time To Give Up On a Four Letter Word.” Alternet (originally published in Lip Magazine: Septemeber 4, 2001)

Weiner, Eric and Jacob Weisberg. “Slate’s Bushism: The President’s Verbal Blunders.” National Public Radio (August 12, 2004)

Yagoda, Ben. “Style, A Pleasure for the Reader, or the Writer?” Chronicle of Higher Education (August 13, 2004)

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