top_1_963_35.JPG
top_2_1.jpg top_2_2.jpg
 
 
  HOME   PUBLISH   DONATE   ABOUT   CONTACT   HELP   SEARCH  
 
   
Search Results
11 Results Found For: Gary A. Olson
Display Text Only Results
Page: 1  2  Amount of Results to Show: Sort by:
 
A Creature of Our Own Making
A Creature of Our Own Making (January 2013)
Reflections on Contemporary Academic Life
Gary A. Olson - Author

Witty, savvy, incisive, and entertaining short essays on the culture, mores, and practices of higher education.

Drawing on more than three decades of experience as a scholar, teacher, and administrator, Gary A. Olson, a keen observer of higher education and a monthly columnist for the Chronicle of Higher Education, explores the intricacies of life in academe. These meditations, which appeared as columns ...(Read More)
 
 
Postmodern Sophistry
Postmodern Sophistry (March 2004)
Stanley Fish and the Critical Enterprise
Gary A. Olson - Editor
Stanley Fish - Afterword
Lynn Worsham - Editor

An intensive examination of the theoretical writings of cultural and literary critic Stanley Fish.

Fifteen prominent scholars from a range of academic disciplines—legal studies, critical legal studies, political science, Jewish studies, rhetoric, and literary studies—explore various aspects of cultural and literary critic Stanley Fish's work. They examine Fish's understanding of how interpretation functions,...(Read More)
 
 
Critical Intellectuals on Writing
Critical Intellectuals on Writing (July 2003)
Gary A. Olson - Editor
Lynn Worsham - Editor

A fascinating look at how some of the world's most eminent scholars conceive of their own relationship with writing and with the work of being a critical intellectual.

Writing is central to the work of all intellectuals, yet any given scholar's relationship to writing is a uniquely personal one. Gary A. Olson and Lynn Worsham bring together some of the world's leading scholars from a variety of disciplines to examine ho...(Read More)
 
 
Justifying Belief
Justifying Belief (August 2002)
Stanley Fish and the Work of Rhetoric
Gary A. Olson - Author
Stanley Fish - Foreword by
J. Hillis Miller - Afterword

The first in-depth study of Stanley Fish's nonliterary writings.

While Stanley Fish has exerted immense influence on the study of seventeenth-century poetry and prose, his most widely read works—and perhaps his most important—are his nonliterary writings. In Justifying Belief, Gary Olson examines Fish's nonliterary work and explains that what unites Fish's interventions in so many seemingly dispa...(Read More)
 
 
Insurrections
Insurrections (February 2001)
Approaches to Resistance in Composition Studies
Andrea Greenbaum - Editor
Gary A. Olson - Foreword by

Explores theoretical and pedagogical approaches to "resistance," showing how this concept plays out in the college writing classroom.

A provocative collaboration by some of the foremost scholars in composition studies, this book explores both the theoretical and pedagogical approaches to "resistance." The contributors clarify not only the meaning(s) of resistance, through both a political and historical framework, but al...(Read More)
 
 
The Kinneavy Papers
The Kinneavy Papers (April 2000)
Theory and the Study of Discourse
Lynn Worsham - Editor
Sidney I. Dobrin - Editor
Gary A. Olson - Editor

Award-winning essays in the field of rhetoric and composition.

Documenting an era of dramatic change and growth in the sophistication of scholarship in rhetoric and composition studies, this book includes essays which find in contemporary theory the language to ask new questions, to reframe existing problems, and to move beyond current impasses in thought and action. The different perspectives offer a stand against current backlash the...(Read More)
 
 
Words in the Wilderness
Words in the Wilderness (January 2000)
Critical Literacy in the Borderlands
Stephen Gilbert Brown - Author
Gary A. Olson - Foreword by

2001 W. Ross Winterowd Award, Best book in composition theory presented by JAC and the Association of Teachers of Advanced Composition
Blends vivid personal accounts and sophisticated theoretical analysis to make a compelling book about one teacher's experience teaching on an Athabascan Indian Reservation in Alaska.
Using the author's intensely personal, reflective, provocative account of his time teaching on an Athabascan ...(Read More)
 
 
Race, Rhetoric, and the Postcolonial
Race, Rhetoric, and the Postcolonial (January 1999)
Gary A. Olson - Editor
Lynn Worsham - Editor

Six internationally renowned intellectuals are brought together in a cross-disciplinary dialogue that addresses rhetoric, writing, race, feminist theory, cultural studies, and postcolonial theory.

Race, Rhetoric, and the Postcolonial brings together six scholarly interviews with internationally renowned intellectuals outside of rhetoric and composition whose work has direct implications for scholarship within the...(Read More)
 
 
Publishing in Rhetoric and Composition
Publishing in Rhetoric and Composition (March 1997)
Gary A. Olson - Editor
Todd W. Taylor - Editor

Eminent scholars discuss the politics and practices of generating scholarship in rhetoric and composition studies.

Publishing in Rhetoric and Composition is a collection of essays about the politics and practices of generating scholarship in rhetoric and composition. The contributors to this book, many of whom are current or past editors of the discipline's most prestigious scholarly journals, undoubtedly have the...(Read More)
 
 
Women Writing Culture
Women Writing Culture (September 1995)
Gary A. Olson - Editor
Elizabeth Hirsh - Editor

This collection of six interviews with internationally known scholars explores feminism, rhetoric, writing, and multiculturalism.
Women Writing Culture is a collection of six interviews with internationally prominent scholars about feminism, rhetoric, writing, and multiculturalism. Those interviewed include feminist philosopher of science Sandra Harding; cultural critic and philosopher of science Donna Haraway; noted American theor...(Read More)
 
Page: 1  2  Amount of Results to Show: Sort by:
 
bottom_1_963_35.jpg