Visa, Mastercard, Amexco, Discover, ELV, Paypal
Bitte beachten Sie unsere AGB und Datenschutzbestimmungen


This collection is about writing contests, a vibrant rhetorical practice traceable to rhetorical performances in ancient Greece. In their discussion of contests' cultural work, the scholars who have contributed to this collection uncover important questions about our practices. For example, educational contests as epideictic rhetoric do indeed celebrate writing, but does this celebration merely relieve educators of the responsibility of finding ways for all writers to succeed? Contests designed to reward single winners and singly-authored works admirably celebrate hard work, but do they over-emphasize exceptional individual achievement over shared goals and communal reward for success?Taking a cultural-rhetorical approach to contests, each chapter demonstrates the cultural work the contests accomplish. The essays in Part I examine contests and riddles in classical Greek and Roman periods, educational contests in eighteenth-century Scotland, and the Lyceum movement in the Antebellum American South. The next set of essays discusses how contests leverage competition and reward in educational settings: medieval universities, American turn-of-the-century women's colleges, twenty-first century scholarship-essay contests, and writing contests for speakers of other languages at the University of Portsmouth. The last set of essays examines popular contests, including poetry contests in Youth Spoken Word, popular American contests designed by marketers, and twenty-first century podcasting competitions. This collection, then, takes up contests as a cultural marker of our values, assumptions, and relationships to writing, contests, and competition.
Format
PDF-ebook
Sprache
englisch 
Seiten
235
abrufbar
6 mal
Kopierschutz
Adobe DRM
Verlag
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Ausgabe
Ausgabe
Artikel
DG2617493

'Contest(ed) Writing' von Mary R. Lamb ist ein digitales PDF ebook zum direkten download auf PC, Mac, Notebook, Tablet, iPad, iPhone, Smartphone, eReader - nicht aber auf Kindle. Sie benötigen eine DRM-fähige Reader-Ausstattung.


Zuletzt geklickt

Kundenmeinungen

Beliebte Suchbegriffe

Contest(ed) Writing PDF ebook download Mary R. Lamb PDF
Only bots will follow this link
Katalog
Support
Loading