The Function of Theory in Composition Studies

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How can theory improve our knowledge of writing? Ra???l S???nchez answers this question by examining dominant theoretical trends in composition studies over the last fifteen years, citing their common origins in a narrow, representational metatheory of writing. He argues that this adherence actually leads the field away from its objects of study: writing and the writing subject. Through this extended critique, he elaborates an alternative metatheory, one that restores writing to the conceptual center of composition studies ...

The Function of Theory in Composition Studies 2006, State University of New York Press

ISBN-13: 9780791464786

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The Function of Theory in Composition Studies 2005, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791464779

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