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Pseudotranslation as discourse?

Texts discussed: Michel Foucault “What Is Author?” in The Foucault Reader ed. Paul Rabinow, New York: Pantheon, 1984. pp. 101-120. Print. Marcel Proust. The Lemoine Affair. Tr. Charlotte Mandell. Brooklyn: Melville House Books, 2008. Print. Paolo Rambelli “Pseudotranslations, Authorship and … Continue reading

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More on genres…

The term “white paper” came up today during today’s UF talk by the journalist Cynthia Barnett about her new book, Blue Revolution: Unmaking America’s Water Crisis. Barnett had originally written this white paper for the Collins Center of Public Policy … Continue reading

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Writing as Social Action: genre analysis practice

In the past, I was surprised at how many of my students didn’t seem to “get” the rhetorical analysis assignment. Instead of analyzing the way Martin Luther King’s “Letter From the Birmingham Jail” functions rhetorically, they often merely summarized King’s … Continue reading

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