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Computers and Composition: Interdisciplinarity and Technology - Joyce R. Walker

Theories of Language, Writing, and Textuality

Bakhtin, M.M. The Dialogic Imagination. Trans. Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist. Ed. Michael Holquist. Austin: U of Texas P, 1981.

---. Speech Genres and Other Late Essays. Trans. Vern W. McGee. Ed. Caryl Emerson & Michael Holquist. Austin: U of Texas P, 1986.

Berlin, James. "Rhetoric and Idealogy in the Writing Class." College English 50.5 (1988): 477-94.

Berlin, James A. and Michael Vivion. Cultural Studies in the English Classroom. Portsmouth: Boynton/Cook, 1992.

Berlin, James A. Rhetorics, Poetics, and Cultures: Refiguring English Studies. Refiguring English Studies. Ed. Stephen M. North. Vol. 3. 4 vols. Urbana: NCTE, 1996.

Brandt, Deborah. "The Cognitive as the Social." Written Communication 9.3 (1992): 315-55.

Brodkey, Linda. Academic Writing as Social Practice. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 1987.

Brooke, Robert. "Control in Writing: Flower, Derrida, and Images of the Writer." College English 51.4 (1989): 405-17.

Bruffee, Kenneth A. "Social Construction, Language, and the Authority of Knowledge: A Bibliographical Essay." College English 48.8 (1986): 773-90.

Burke, Kenneth. Counter-Statement. Berkeley: U of California Press, 1968.

---. A Grammar of Motives. Berkeley: U of California P, 1950.

Clifford, John and John Schilb, ed. Writing Theory and Critical Theory. New York: MLA, 1994.

Clough, Patricia Ticineto. Feminist Thought: Desire, Power and Academic Discourse. Oxford: Blackwell, 1994.

Ewald, Helen R. "Waiting for Answerability: Bakhtin and Composition Studies." College Composition and Communication 44.3 (1993): 331-48.

Faigley, Lester. Fragments of Rationality: Postmodernity and the Subject of Composition. Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P, 1992.

Harkin, Patricia and John Schilb, ed. Contending with Words: Composition and Rhetoric in a Postmodern Age. New York: MLA, 1991.

Harris, Joseph. A Teaching Subject: Composition since 1966. Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P, 1997.

Hawisher, Gail E., Paul LeBlanc, Charles Moran, and Cynthia Selfe. Computers and the Teaching of Writing in American Higher Education 1979-1994: A History. New Directions in Computers and Composition. Eds. Gail Hawisher and Cynthia Selfe. Norwood: Ablex, 1996.

Holquist, Michael. Dialogism: Bahktin and His World. New Accents. Terence Hawkes, ed. London: Routledge, 1990.

Jarratt, Susan C. and Lynn Worsham, ed. Feminism and Composition Studies. Vol. 6. New York: MLA, 1998.

Kirsch, Gesa. Women Writing the Academy: Audience, Authority, and Transformation. Studies in Writing and Rhetoric. Carbondale: SIU Press, 1993.

Lakoff, George and Mark Johnson. Metaphors We Live By. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1980.

Lave, Jean and Etienne Wenger. Situated Learning: Legitimate Peripheral Participation. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1991.

Le Guin, Ursula K. "It Was a Dark and Stormy Night; or, Why Are We Huddling About the Campfire." On Narrative. Ed. W.J.T. Mitchell. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1980.

LeFevre, Karen Burke. Invention as a Social Act. Studies in Writing and Rhetoric. Carbondale: SIU Press, 1987.

Lunsford, Andrea. ed. Reclaiming Rhetorica: Women in the Rhetorical Tradition. Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P, 1995.

Lyotard, Jean-François. The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge. Trans. Geoff Bennington and Brian Massumi. Theory and History of Literature. Ed. Wlad Godzich and Jochen Schulte-Sasse. Vol. 10. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1979.

Meese, Elizabeth, and Alice Parker. eds. The Difference Within: Feminism and Critical Theory. Critical Theory: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Language, Discourse and Ideology. Iris M. Zavala and Myriam Diaz-Diocaretz, eds. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 1989.

Miller, Susan. Textual Carnivals: The Politics of Composition. Carbondale: SIU Press, 1991.

Morris, Pam, ed. The Bakhtin Reader: Selected Writings of Bakhtin, Medvedev, & Voloshinov. London: Arnold, 1994.

Phelps, Louise Wetherbee and Janet Emig, eds. Feminine Principles and Women's Experience in American Composition and Rhetoric. Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P, 1995.

Prior, Paul. Writing/Disciplinarity: A Sociohistoric Account of Literate Activity in the Academy. Rhetoric, Knowledge, and Society. Charles Bazerman, ed. Mahway: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1998.

Ricoeur, Paul. "Narrative Time." On Narrative. Ed. W.J.T. Mitchell. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1980.

Spellmeyer, Kurt. "After Theory: From Textuality to Attunement with the World." College English 58.8 (1996): 893-913.

---. "Travels to the Heart of the Forest: Dilettantes, Professionals, and Knowledge." College English 56.7 (1994): 788-809.

Trimbur, John. "Consensus and Difference in Collaborative Learning." College English 51.6 (1989): 602-16.

Vygotsky, Lev. Thought and Language. Trans. Alex Kozulin. Ed. Alex Kozulin. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1986.

Witte, Stephen P. "Context, Text, Intertext: Towards a Constructivist Semiotic of Writing." Written Communication 9.2 (1992): 237-308.

Technology and Online Communication

Adam, Barbara, and Stuart Allen, eds. Theorizing Culture: An Interdisciplinary Critique after Postmodernism. New York: New York UP, 1995.

Aarseth, Espen J. Cybertext: Perspectives on Ergodic Literature. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1997.

Aronowitz , Stanley, Barbara R. Martinsons and Michael Menser, eds. Technoscience and Cyberculture :A Cultural Study. New York: Routledge, 1995.

Balsamo, Anne. Technologies of the Gendered Body: Reading Cyborg Women. Durham: Duke UP, 1996.

Baym, Nancy K. "Agreements and Disagreements in Computer-Mediated Discussion." Research on Language and Social Interaction 29.4 (1996): 315-45.

Birkerts, Sven. The Gutenberg Elegies : The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age. Boston: Faber and Faber, 1995.

Blair, Kristine and Pamela Takayoshi, eds. Feminist Cyberscapes:Mapping Gendered Academic Spaces.Greenwich: Ablex, 1999.

Bolter, Jay David. Writing Space: The Computer, Hypertext, and the History of Writing. Hillsdale: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1991.

Bolter, Jay David. "Alone and Together in the Electronic Bazaar." Computers and Composition 10.2 (1993): 5-18.

Burnett, Kathleen. "Toward a Theory of Hypertextual Design." Postmodern Culture 3.2 (1993): 1-28.

DeWitt, Scott Lloyd. "The Current Nature of Hypertext Research in Computers and Composition Studies: An Historical Perspective." Computers and Composition 13 (1996): 69-84.

DeWitt, Scott Lloyd and Kip Strasma, eds. Contexts, Intertexts, and Hypertexts. Cresskill: Hampton Press, 1999.

Drexler, Eric K. "Hypertext Publishing and the Evolution of Knowledge." Social Intelligence 1.2 (1995): 87-120.

Escobar, Arturo. "Gender, Place and Networks." Women@Internet: Creating New Cultures in Cyberspace. Ed. Wendy Harcourt. London: Zed Books, 1999. 31-54.

Feenberg, Andrew. Critical Theory of Technology. New York: Oxford UP, 1991.

Gaggi, Silvio. From Text to Hypertext : Decentering the Subject in Fiction, Film, the Visual Arts, and Electronic Media. Penn Studies in Contemporary American Fiction. Ed. Emory Elliot. Pittsburgh: U of Penn P, 1997.

Gerlernter, David. The Muse in the Machine: Computerizing the Poetry of Human Thought. New York: The Free Press, 1994.

Gershenfeld, Neil. When Things Start to Think. New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1999.

Gibson, Stephanie B. and Ollie O. Oviedo, eds. The Emerging Cyberculture: Literacy, Paradigm, and Paradox. Cresskill: Hampton Press, 2000.

Gibson, William. Neuromancer. New York: Ace Books, 1984.

Gilster, Paul. Digital Literacy. New York: Wiley Computer Publishing, 1997.

Golson, Emily. "Student Hypertexts: The Perils and Promises of Paths Not Taken." Computers and Compositions 12 (1995): 295-308.

Hakken, David. Cyborgs@Cyberspace: An Ethnographer Looks to the Future. New York: Routledge, 1999.

Haraway, Donna Jeanne. Simians, Cyborgs, and Women : the Reinvention of Nature. New York : Routledge, 1991.

Hawisher, Gail E. and Cynthia L. Selfe, eds. Passions, Pedagogies and 21st Century Technologies. Logan: Utah State UP, 1999.

Heim, Michael. Virtual Realism. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1998.

Herring, Susan, Deborah A Johnson and Tamra DiBendedetto. "This Discussion Is Going Too Far!" Gender Articulated: Language and the Socially Constructed Self. Eds. Kira Hall and Mary Bucholtz. New York: Routledge, 1995. 67-96.

Hiltzik, Michael. Dealers of Lightning: Xerox Parc and the Dawn of the Computer Age. New York: HarperCollins, 1999.

Jacobson, Michael J., and Rand J. Spiro. "Hypertext Learning Environments, Cognitive Flexibility, and the Transfer of Complex Knowledge: An Empirical Investigation." Journal of Educational Computing Research 12.4 (1995): 310-33.

Johnson, Steven. Interface Culture: How New Technology Transforms the Way We Create and Communicate. New York: HarperCollins, 1997.

Johnson, Robert R. User-Centered Technology: A Rhetorical Theory for Computers and Other Mundane Artifacts. New York: State U of New York P, 1998.

Johnson-Eilola, Johndan. Nostalgic Angels: Rearticulating Hypertext Writing. New Directions in Computers and Composition. Eds. Gail E. Hawisher and Cynthia Selfe.Norwood: Ablex, 1997.

Jones, Steven G., ed. Cybersociety: Computer-Mediated Communication and Community. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 1995.

Joyce, Michael. Of Two Minds: Hypertext Pedagogy and Poetics. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 1995.

Joyce, Michael. "Nonce Upon Some Times: Rereading Hypertext Fiction." Modern Fiction Studies 43.3 (1997): 579-97.

Kalmbach, James. "From Liquid Paper to Typewriters: Some Historical Perspectives on Technology in the Classroom." Computers and Communication 13 (1996): 57-68.

Kiesler, Sara, ed. Culture of the Internet. Mahwah: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1997.

Kollock, Peter and Marc A. Smith, eds. Communities in Cyberspace. New York: Routledge, 1999.

Kramarae, Cheris. Technology and Women's Voices: Keeping in Touch. New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1988.

Kurzweil, Ray. The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence. New York: Viking, 1999.

Landow, George, ed. Hyper/Text/Theory. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1994.

LeGuin, Ursula. The Dispossessed. New York: HarperCollins, 1974.

Heath, Christian, and Paul Luff. Technology in Action. Learning in Doing: Social, Cognitive and Computational Perspectives. Ed. John Seely Brown, Roy Pea, and Christian Heath. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2000.

Markham, Annette N. Life Online: Researching Real Experience in Virtual Space. Walnut Creek: Altamira Press, 1998.

Miller, J. Hills. "The Ethics of Hypertext." Diacritics 25.3 (1995): 27-39.

Miller, J.K. and K.J. Gergen. "Life on the Line: The Therapeutic Potentials of Computer-Mediated Conversation." Journal of Marital and Family Therapy 24 (1998): 189-202.

Negroponte, Nicholas. Being Digital. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1995.

Peckman, Irvin. "Capturing the Evolution of Corporate E-Mail." Computers and Composition 14.3 (1997): 343-60.

Powers, Richard. Galatea 2.2. New York: HarperPerennial, 1995.

Romano, Susan. "The Egalitarian Narrative: Whose Story? Which Yardstick?" Computers and Composition 10.3 (1993): 5-28.

Ryan, Marie-Laure, ed. Cyberspace Textuality: Computer Technology and Literary Theory. Bloomingtom, Indiana UP, 1999.

Schwartz, Helen. "Monsters and Mentors: Computer Applications for Humanistic Education." College English 44.2 (1982): 141-52.

Slatin, J.M. "Reading Hypertext: Order and Coherence in a New Medium." College English 52.8 (1990): 870-83.

Sloane, Sarah. Digital Fictions: Storytelling in a Material World. New Directions in Computer and Composition Studies. Eds. Gail Hawisher and Cynthia Selfe. Stamford: Ablex, 2000.

Snyder, Ilana and Michael Joyce, eds. Page to Screen: Taking Literacy into the Electronic Era. New York: Routledge, 1998.

Somekh, Bridget. "Teaching Writing, Writing Research: An Analysis of the Role of Computer-Supported Writing in Action Research." Computers and Composition 11 (1994): 293-309.

Spender, Dale. Nattering on the Net: Women, Power, and Cyberspace. North Melbourne: Spinifex, 1995.

Stephenson, Neal. The Diamond Age. New York: Bantam, 1995.

Stone, Allucquére Rosanne. The War of Desire and Technology at the Close of the Mechanical Age. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1995.

Sullivan, Patricia and Jennie Dautermann, eds. Electronic Literacies in the Workplace. Urbana: NCTE, 1996.

Tolva, John. "The Heresy of Hypertext: Fear and Anxiety in the Late Age of Print." online: (1995).

Turkle, Sherry. The Second Self: Computers and the Human Spirit. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1984.

Wahlstrom, Billie and Chris Scruton. "Constructing Texts/Understanding Texts: Lessons from Antiquity and the Middle Ages." Computers and Composition 14 (1997): 311-28.

Wills, Christopher. The Runaway Brain. New York: Harper Collins, 1994.

Zuboff, Shoshana. In the Age of the Smart Machine: The Future of Work and Power. New York: Basic Books, 1988.

Ethnographic Methodologies

Behar, Ruth. Translated Woman: Crossing the Border with Esperanza's Story. Boston: Beacon Press, 1993.

Bell, Diane, Pat Caplan and Wazir Jahan Karim, eds. Gendered Fields: Women, Men and Ethnography. London: Routledge, 1993.

Boyarin, Jonathon, ed. The Ethnography of Reading. Berkeley: U of California P, 1993.

Brettell, Caroline B., ed. When They Read What We Write: The Politics of Ethnography. Westport: Bergin & Garvey, 1993.

Brown, Richard Harvey, ed. Postmodern Representations: Truth, Power, and Mimesis in the Human Sciences and Public Culture. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1995.

Brettell, Caroline B. "Blurred Genres and Blended Voices: Life History, Biography, Autobiography, and the Auto/Ethnography of Women's Lives." Auto/Ethnography: Rewriting the Self and the Social. Ed. Deborah E. Reed-Danahay. Oxford: Berg, 1997. 223-45.

Bruner, Jerome. "Ethnography as Narrative." The Anthropology of Experience. Eds. Victor M. Turner and Edward M. Bruner. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1986. 139-55.

Buttny, Richard. Social Accountability in Communication. London: Sage, 1993.

Church, Kathryn. Forbidden Narratives: Critical Autobiography as Social Science. Australia: Gordon & Breach, 1995.

Clifford, James. The Predicament of Culture: Twentieth-Century Ethnography, Literature, and Art. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1988.

Crites. "Storytime: Recollecting the Past and Projecting the Future." Narrative Psychology: The Storied Nature of Human Conduct. Ed. Theodore R. Sarbin. New York: Praeger, 1986. 152-73.

D'haen, Theo, and Hans Bertens, eds. Writing Nation and Writing Region in America. Amsterdam: VU UP, 1996.

Denzin, Norman. Interpretive Ethnography: Ethnographic Practices for the 21st Century. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 1997.

Denzin, N. "Information Technologies, Communicative Acts, and the Audience: Couch's Legacy to Communication Research." Symbolic Interaction 18.3 (1998): 247-68.

DeVault, M.L. "Personal Writing in Social Research: Issues of Production and Interpretation." Reflexivity and Voice. Ed. Rosanna Hertz. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 1997. 216-28.

DuPlessis, Rachel Blau. "'Kin with Each Other': Speculative Consciousness and Collective Protagonists." Writing Beyond the Ending. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1985. 178-97.

Duranti, Allessandro. "Truth and Intentionality: An Ethnographic Critique." Cultural Anthropology 8.2 (1993): 214-45.

Edmondson, Ricca. Rhetoric in Sociology. London: Macmillan Press, 1984.

Ellis, Carolyn and Michael G. Flaherty, eds. Investigating Subjectivity: Research on Lived Experience. Newbury Park: Sage, 1992.

Ellis, Carolyn and Arthur P. Bochner, eds. Composing Ethnography: Alternative Forms of Qualitative Writing. Ethnographic Alternative Series. Carolyn Ellis and Arthur P. Bochner, eds. Vol. 1. Walnut Creek: Sage, 1996.

Enslin, Elizabeth. "Beyond Writing: Feminist Practice and the Limitations of Ethnography." Cultural Anthropology 9.4 (1994): 537-68.

Farnell, Brenda and Joan Huntley. "Ethnography Goes Interactive." Anthropology Today 11.5 (1995): 7-10.

Ferrera, Kathleen Warden. Therapeutic Ways with Words. New York: Oxford UP, 1994.

Fivish, Robyn and Ulric Neisser, eds. The Remembering Self: Construction and Accuracy in the Self-Narrative. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1994.

Folkenflik, Robert, ed. The Culture of Autobiography: Constructions of Self-Representation. Stanford: Stanford UP, 1993.

Fonow, Mary Margaret and Judith A. Cook, eds. Beyond Methodology: Feminist Scholarship as Lived Research. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1991.

Geertz, C. Local Knowledge: Further Essays in Interpretive Anthropology. New York: Basic Books, 1983.

Goffman, Erving. The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life. New York: Doubleday, 1959.

Hall, Kira, Mary Bucholtz and Birch Moonwoman, eds. Locating Power: Proceedings of the Second Berkeley Woman and Language Conference. Vol II. Berkeley: Berkeley Women & Language Group, 1992.

Hansen, Gregory. "Kenneth Burke's Rhetorical Theory within the Construction of the Ethnography of Speaking." Folklore Forum 27.1 (1996).

Heath, Shirley Brice. Ways with Words: Language, Life, and Work in Communities and Classrooms. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1983.

Jacoby, Sally, and Elinor Ochs. "Co-Construction: An Introduction." Research on Language and Social Interaction 28.3 (1995): 171-83.

Jahner, Elaine. "Woman Remembering: Life History as Exemplary Pattern." Women's Folklore, Women's Culture. Eds. Rosanne A. Jordan and Susan J. Kalcik. Publications of the American Folklore Society. Vol. 8. Ed. Marta Weigle. Philadelphia: U of Pennsyvania P, 1985.

Jorgensen, Danny L. Participant Observation: A Methodology for Human Studies. Applied Social Research Methods Series. Vol. 15. Eds. Leonard Bickman and Debra J. Rog. Newbury Park: Sage Publications, 1989.

Kirsch, Gesa and Patricia Sullivan. Methods and Methodology in Composition Research. Carbondale: SIU Press, 1992.

Kleinman M.D., Arthur. The Illness Narratives: Suffering, Healing, and the Human Condition. New York: Basic Books, 1988.

Lindquist, Julie. "Class Ethos and the Politics of Inquiry: What the Barroom Can Teach Us About the Classroom." CCC 51.2 (1999): 225-47.

Minh-Ha, Trinh T. When the Moon Waxes Red: Representation, Gender and Cultural Politics. New York: Routledge, 1991.

Mitchell, Carol. "Why Folklorists Should Study Housework." Feminist Theory and the Study of Folklore. Ed. Linda Pershing Susan Tower Hollis, and M. Jane Young. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1993.

Monk, Gerald, John Winslade, Kathie Crocket and David Epston. Narrrative Therapy in Practice: The Achaeology of Hope. San Fransisco: Josey-Bass, 1997.

Mortensen, Peter and Kirsch, Gesa. Ethics and Representations in Qualitative Studies of Literacy. Urbana: National Council of Teachers of English, 1996.

Ochs, Elinor, Carolyn E. Taylor and Ruth C. Smith. "Detective Stories at Dinnertime: Problem-Solving through Co-Narration." Disorderly Discourse: Narrative, Conflict, and Inequality. Ed. Charles L. Briggs. Oxford Studies in Anthropological Linguistics. William Bright, ed. New York: Oxford UP, 1996. 95-113.

Parry, Allen, and Robert E. Doan. Story Re-Visions: Narrative Therapy in the Postmodern World. New York: The Guilford Press, 1994.

Radner, Joan Newlon, ed. Feminist Messages: Coding in Women's Folk Culture. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1993.

Reinharz, Shulamit. Feminist Methods in Social Research. New York: Oxford UP, 1992.

Richardson, Laurel. Fields of Play: Constructing and Academic Life. New Brunswick, Rutgers UP, 1997.

Rose, Dan. Patterns of American Culture: Ethnography and Estrangement. Contemporary Ethnography Series. Eds. Paul Stoller and Dan Rose. Philadelphia: University of Pennslyvania P, 1989.

Sarbin, Theodore, R. "Steps to a Narratory Principle." Life and Story: Autobiographics for a Narrative Psychology. Ed. D. John Lee. Westport: Praeger, 1994.

Schrum, Lynn. "Framing the Debate: Ethical Research in the Information Age." Qualitative Inquiry 1.3 (1995): 311-26.

Shotter, John. Conversational Realities: Constructing Life through Language. London: Sage, 1993.

Taylor, Carolyn E. "You Think It Was a Fight?: Co-Constructing (the Struggle for) Meaning, Face, and Family in Everyday Narrative Activity." Research on Language and Social Interaction 28.3 (1995): 283-317.

Thompson, Paul. "Women, Men, and Transgenerational Family Influences in Social Mobility." Pathways to Social Class: A Qualitative Approach to Social Mobility. Eds. Daniel Bertaux and Paul Thompson. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1997. 32-61.

Tierney, William G., and Yvonna S. Lincoln, eds. Representation and the Text: Re-Framing the Narrative Voice. New York: State U of New York, 1997.

Van Maanen, John. Tales of the Field: On Writing Ethnography. Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1988.

Visweswaran, Kamala. Fictions of Feminist Ethnography. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1994.

Wertsch, James V. Voices of the Mind: A Sociocultural Approach to Mediated Action. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1991.

Wolf, Margery. A Thrice-Told Tale: Feminism, Postmodernism and Ethnographic Responsibility. Stanford: Stanford UP, 1992.

Identity and Representation

Abel, Elizabeth, Barbara Christian and Helene Moglen, ed. Female Subjects in Black and White: Race, Psychoanalysis, Feminism. Berkeley: U of California P, 1997.

Anzaldua, Gloria E., and Cherrie Moraga, ed. This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color. New York: Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press, 1983.

Aronsson, Karin. "Identity-in-Interaction and Social Choreography." Research on Language and Social Interaction 31 (1988): 75-89.

Benhabib, Seyla, Judith Butler, Drucilla Cornell, and Nancy Fraser. Feminist Contentions: A Philosophical Exchange. New York: Routledge, 1995.

Brown, Hallie Q. Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction. New York: Oxford UP, 1988.

Butler, Judith. Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity. New York: Routledge, 1990.

Collins, Patricia Hill. Fighting Words: Black Women and the Search for Justice. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1998.

Cornell, Drucilla. Beyond Accommodation: Ethical Feminism, Deconstruction, and the Law. New York: Routledge, 1991.

---. At the Heart of Freedom: Feminism, Sex, and Equality. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1998.

Davies, Bronwyn, and Rom Harré. "Positioning: The Discursive Production of Selves." Research on Language and Social Interaction 20 (1990): 43-63.

Deaux, Kay. "Personalizing Identity and Socializing the Self." Social Psychology of Identity and the Self-Concept. Ed. Glynis M. Breakwell. London: Surrey University P, 1992. 9-34.

Foucault, Michel. The History of Sexuality. Trans. Robert Hurley. New York: Vintage Books, 1990.

Frankenberg, Ruth. White Women, Race Matters: The Social Construction of Whiteness. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1993.

Fraser, Nancy. Unruly Practices: Power, Discourse, and Gender in Contemporary Social Theory. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1989.

Goldner, Virginia. "Generation and Gender: Normative and Covert Hierarchies." Women in Families: A Framework for Family Therapy. Eds. Carol M. Anderson, Monica McGoldrick, and Froma Walsh. New York: W.W. Norton, 1989. 42-60.

hooks, bell and Cornell West. Breaking Bread: Insurgent Black Intellectual Life. Boston: South End Press, 1991.

Howard, George S. "The Stories We Live By: Confessions by a Member of the Species Homo Fabulans (Man, the Storyteller)." Life and Story: Autobiographies for a Narrative Psychology. Ed. D. John Lee. Westport: Praeger, 1994. 247-74.

Imber-Black, Evan. "Women's Relationships with Larger Systems." Women in Families: A Framework for Family Therapy. Eds. Carol M. Anderson, Monica McGoldrick, and Froma Walsh. New York: W.W. Norton, 1989. 335-53.

Labov, William and Joshua Waletzky. "Narrative Analysis: Oral Versions of Personal Experiences." Essays on the Verbal and Visual Arts. Ed. June Helm. Seattle: U of Washington P, 1967. 12-44.

Laird, Joan. "Women and Stories: Restorying Women's Self-Constructions." Women in Families: A Framework for Family Therapy. Eds. Carol M. Anderson, Monica McGoldrick and Froma Walsh. New York: W.W. Norton, 1989. 427-50.

Lane, Christopher, ed. The Psychoanalysis of Race. New York: Columbia UP, 1998.

Lu, Min-Zhan. "Redefining the Literate Self: The Politics of Critical Affirmation." College Composition and Communication 51.2 (1999). 172-94.

McGoldrick, Monica. "Sisters." Women in Families: A Framework for Family Therapy. Eds. Monica McGoldrick, Carol M. Anderson and Froma Walsh. New York: Norton & Co., 1989. 244-66.

---. "Women through the Family Life Cycle." Women in Families: A Framework for Family Therapy. Eds. Carol M. Anderson, Monica McGoldrick and Froma Walsh. New York: Norton &Co., 1989. 200-26.

Miller, Richard. "The Nervous System." College English 58.3 (1996): 265-86.

Ochberg, Richard L., and George C. Rosenwald. eds. Storied Lives: The Cultural Politics of Self-Understanding. New Haven: Yale UP, 1992.

Ochs, Elinor and Carolyn Taylor. "The 'Father Knows Best' Dynamic in Dinnertime Narratives." Gender Articulated: Language and the Socially Constructed Self. Ed. Kira Hall & Maru Bucholtz. New York: Routledge, 1995. 97-120.

Pagnucci, Gian S. and Nicholas Mauriello. "The Masquerade: Gender, Identity, and Writing for the Web." Computers and Composition 16 (1999): 141-51.

Roberts, Dorothy E. Killing the Black Body: Race Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty. New York: Vintage Books, 1997.

Royster, Jacqueline Jones. "When the First Voice You Hear Is Not Your Own." College Composition and Communication 47.1 (1996): 29-40.

Sampson, Edward E. "Foundations for a Textual Analysis of Selfhood." Texts of Identity. Eds. John Shotter and Kenneth J. Gergen. London: Sage Publications, 1989. 1-19.

Samuels, David. "'These Are the Stories That the Dogs Tell': Discourses of Identity and the Difference in Ethnography and Science Fiction." Cultural Anthropology 11.1 (1996): 88-118.

Shotter, John. "Social Accountability and the Social Construction of You." Texts of Identity. Eds. John. Shotter & Kenneth J. Gergen. London: Sage, 1989. 133-51.

---. "The Social Construction of an "Us": Problems of Accountability and Narratology." Accounting for Relationships: Explanation, Representation, and Knowledge. Eds. Patrick McGee, Rosalie Burnett and David Clark. London: Methuen, 1987. 225-47.

Slugoski, B.R. and G.P. Ginsburg. "Ego Identity and Explanatory Speech." Texts of Identity. Eds. John Shotter and Kenneth J. Gergen. London: Sage Publications, 1989. 36-55.

Taffel, Ronald and Rosemary Masters. "An Evolutionary Approach to Revolutionary Change: The Impact of Gender Arrangements of Family Therapy." Women in Families: A Framework for Family Therapy. Eds. Carol M. Anderson, Monica McGoldrick and Froma Walsh. New York: Norton & Co., 1989. 117-34.

Tierney, William G. "(Re)Presentation and Voice." Qualitative Inquiry 1.4 (1995): 379-90.

Turkle, Sherry. Life on the Screen: Identity in the Age of the Internet. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995.

West, Cornell. Race Matters. Boston, Beacon Press, 1993.

Wilkinson, Sue. "Explorations of Self and Other in a Developing Relationship." Accounting for Relationships. Eds. Patrick McGhee, David Clarke, and Rosalie Burnett. London: Methuen, 1987. 40-59.

Williams, Patricia J. The Alchemy of Race and Rights: Diary of a Law Professor. Cambridge: Harvard U.P, 1991.

---. Seeing a Color-Blind Future. New York: The Noonday Press, 1997.

Zawacki, Terry Myers. "Re-Composing as a Woman: An Essay in Different Voices." College Composition and Communication 43.1 (1992): 32-38.

Zizeck, Slavoj. "Identity and Authority." Enjoy Your Symptom. New York: Routledge, 1992.

Image Design and Alternative Literacies

Allen, Nancy. Ed. Words and Images: Working Together Differently. New Directions in Computers and Composition. Stamford: Ablex, forthcoming.

Ascott, Roy. The Architecture of Cyberception. ISEA'94, The 5th International Symposium on Electronic Art. Helsinki, Finland, 1994. online:

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