Landmark Essays on Speech and Writing - Landmark Essays Series (Paperback)
  • Landmark Essays on Speech and Writing - Landmark Essays Series (Paperback)
zoom

Landmark Essays on Speech and Writing - Landmark Essays Series (Paperback)

(editor)
£45.99
Paperback 312 Pages / Published: 27/11/2014
  • In stock online
  • Free UK delivery

Usually dispatched within 24 hours

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect

Classical rhetoric was originally all about speech; then as the new technology emerged, it took an interest in writing. We are at a kind of mirror moment now. The present field of composition and rhetoric has been preoccupied with writing for the last fifty or more years, but scholars are looking once again at speech and how it relates to writing.

At this moment, then, we are inheritors of research showing that writing can be thought of as different and yet not different from speech. In this Landmark Essays volume, Peter Elbow, a leading expert on speech and writing, gathers a selection of classic essays that show the main streams of thinking that scholars have published about speech and writing. Through the interdisciplinary essays included, he invites readers to think critically about the relationship between speech, writing, and our notion of literacy.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415641692
Number of pages: 312
Weight: 544 g
Dimensions: 248 x 171 x 23 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

" Landmark Essays on Speech and Writing highlights some of the fascinating differences between the two modes: Not everyone learns to write, but nearly everyone learns to speak. This book examines these differences and more at great depth." - Steven Darian, STC Fellow

You may also be interested in...

New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors
Added to basket
Planning Your Essay
Added to basket
The Student Phrase Book
Added to basket
Collins Complete Writing Guide
Added to basket
How to Write for University
Added to basket
How to be a Writer
Added to basket
Writing Your Dissertation, 3rd Edition
Added to basket
Authoring a PhD
Added to basket
£23.99
Paperback
How to Write Movie in 21 Days
Added to basket
Getting Critical
Added to basket
£6.99
Paperback
The Art of Letter Writing
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.