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Essay Reviews and Encyclopedia Articles

“Rhetorical Studies as Reduction or Redescription? A Response to Cherwitz and Hikins.” (with Edward Schiappa, Raymie E. McKerrow, and Robert L. Scott) Quarterly Journal of Speech 88 (2002): 112-120.

“Current Trends in Rhetorical Studies in the West.” Journal of Jinan University, 22 (2000): 34-37.  Reprinted in Linguistics and Philology of the People’s University of China Social Sciences Information Center (No. 3, 2001). Published in Chinese.

“Richard Harvey Brown as Text.” Quarterly Journal of Speech, 85 (1999): 212-222.

“Science and Culture.” American Literary History, 7 (1995): 169-186.  Access PDF File (requires Acrobat Reader)

“A Disorder of Being: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Holocaust. " Postmodern Culture, 5.2 (January, 1995).

“Theory, Method, Practice.” An essay-review. College English, 56 (1994), 828-840.

“Rhetorical Imperialism in Science.”College English, 55(1993): 82-87.  

“An English Professor Looks at the Scientific Article.” An essay-review of Charles Bazerman, Shaping Written Knowledge: The Genre and Activity of the Experimental Article in Science. In  Studies in History and Philosophy of  Science, 21 (1990): 341-349.

“The Rhetoric of Science.” Encyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition: Communication from Ancient Times to the Information Age. Ed. Theresa Enos. New York: Garland Publishing,  1996. Pages 622-627.

“Paradigm Shift.” Encyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition: Communication   from Ancient Times to the Information Age. Ed. Theresa Enos. New York: Garland Publishing, 1996. Pages 491-492.









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