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Rhetoric and Composition

A guide to resources for faculty and students in the Rhetoric and Composition program in the English department.

Call Numbers for Rhetoric and Composition

Use these call numbers to search the online catalog or browse the stacks in Strozier Library:

P1-1091 Philology. Linguistics

P40-40.5 Sociolinguistics

P211-211.7 Written communication. History of writing and alphabet

P301-301.5 Style. Composition. Rhetoric. Usage

P302-302.87 Discourse analysis

PE1-3729 English philology and language

PE1065-1069 Study and teaching

PE1401.2-1497 Rhetoric. Style. Composition

PN4001-4500.2 Oratory

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Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Clearinghouse

The WAC Clearinghouse, in partnership with the International Network of Writing Across the Curriculum Programs, publishes open-access journals, books, and other resources for teachers who use writing in their courses.  Their open access books can be found here:

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Subject Headings

Try using these terms to search for books by 'Subject Heading' in the FSU catalog:

  • Closure (Rhetoric)
  • Critical discourse analysis
  • Criticism
  • Description (Rhetoric)
  • Digression (Rhetoric)
  • Ekphrasis
  • Rhetorical criticism
  • Discourse analysis
  • Discourse analysis, Literary
  • English language -- Composition and excercises
  • English language -- Rhetoric
  • Exhortation (Rhetoric)
  • Exposition (Rhetoric)
  • Invention (Rhetoric)
  • Language arts
  • Language and languages
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
  • Oratory
  • Persuasion (Rhetoric)
  • Political oratory
  • Repetition (Rhetoric)
  • Rhetoric
  • Signifying (Rhetoric)
  • Socialism and rhetoric
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Written communication

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