A (Draft of a) Bibliography

As I begin thinking about my comprehensive examinations, especially the upcoming specialization portion, I have started to compile a list of sources relevant to my areas of interest: technical communication, rhet/comp, visible rhetoric, women’s and gender studies, feminism, critical theory, medical rhetoric. The following is what I have at this stage in the process, and suggestions for additions would be much appreciated!


Allen, Jo. “Women and Authority in Business/Technical Communication: An Analysis of Writing Features, Methods, and Strategies.” Technical Communication Quarterly 3.3 (1994): 271-92. Web.

Anzaldúa, Gloria. Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza. San Francisco: Aunt Lute, 1999. Print.

Bailey, Alison 2007. “The Reproduction of Whiteness: Race and the Regulation of the Gendered Body.” Hypatia Special Issue, eds. Alison Bailey and Jacqueline N. Zita, 22:2.

Barthes, Roland. Image Music Text. New York: Noonday, 1992. Print.

Bhabha, Homi K. The Location of Culture. London: Routledge, 1994. Print.

Biesecker, Barbara A. “Rethinking the Rhetorical Situation from within the Thematic of ‘Différance’.” Philosophy and Rhetoric 22.2 (1989): 110-130.

Bitzer, Lloyd F. “The Rhetorical Situation.” Philosophy and Rhetoric 1.1. (Jan. 1968): 1-14.

Borrowman, Shane, Stuart C. Brown, Thomas P. Miller, Sarah Perrault, and Theresa Enos. Renewing Rhetoric’s Relation to Composition: Essays in Honor of Theresa Jarnagin Enos. New York: Routledge, 2009. Print.

Bosley, Deborah S. “Feminist Theory, Audience Analysis, and Verbal and Visual Representation in a Technical Communication Writing Task.” Technical Communication Quarterly 3.3 (1994): 293-307. Web.

Bray, Francesca. Technology and Gender: Fabrics of Power in Late Imperial China. Berkeley: University of California, 1997. Print.

Burke, Kenneth. A Rhetoric of Motives. Berkeley: University of California, 1969. Print.

Burke, Kenneth. Language as Symbolic Action: Essays on Life, Literature, and Method. Berkeley: University of California, 1966. Print.

Burke, Kenneth. Permanence and Change: an Anatomy of Purpose. Berkeley: University of California, 1984. Print.

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

Butler, Judith. Giving an Account of Oneself. New York: Fordham UP, 2005. Print.

Certeau, Michel De. The Writing of History. New York: Columbia UP, 1988. Print.

Certeau, Michel De. The Practice of Everyday Life. Berkeley: University of California, 1984. Print.

Flynn, Elizabeth. “Emergent Feminist Technical Communication.” Technical Communication Quarterly 6.3 (1997): 313-20. Print.

Flynn, John. “Toward a Feminist Historiography of Technical Communication.” Technical Communication Quarterly 6.3 (1997): 321-29. Print.

Foucault, Michel. Discipline and Punish: the Birth of the Prison. New York: Pantheon, 1977. Print.

Foucault, Michel. The Archaeology of Knowledge. New York: Pantheon, 1972. Print.

Foucault, Michel. The History of Sexuality. New York: Pantheon, 1978. Print.

Guenther, L. 2006.  The Gift of the Other: Levinas and the Politics of
Reproduction. Albany, NY, SUNY Press.

Gurak, Laura J., and Nancy L. Baker. “Making Gender Visible: Extending Feminist Critiques of Technology to Technical Communication.” Technical Communication Quarterly 3.3 (1994): 257-70. Web.

Haas, Angela, Christine Tulley, and Kristine Blair. “Mentors Versus Masters: Women’s and Girls’ Narratives of (Re)Negotiation in Web-based Writing Spaces.” Computers and Composition 19(2002): 231-249.

Held, Virginia 1993.  Feminist Morality: Transforming Culture, Society and Politics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Hillyer, Barbara 1993. Feminism and Disability. Oklahoma City: University of Oklahoma Press.

Johnson-Eilola, Johndan, and Stuart A. Selber. Central Works in Technical Communication. New York: Oxford UP, 2004. Print.

Jung, Julie. Revisionary Rhetoric, Feminist Pedagogy, and Multigenre Texts. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 2005. Print.

Kynell-Hunt, Teresa. The Historical and Contemporary Struggle for Professional Status. Amityville, NY: Baywood, 2003. Print.

LaDuc, Linda, and Amanda Goldrick-Jones. “The Critical Eye, the Gendered Lens, and “Situated” Insights–Feminist Contributions to Professional Communication.” Technical Communication Quarterly 3.3 (1994): 245-56. Web.

Lay, Mary M. “Interpersonal Conflict in Collaborative Writing: What We Can Learn from Gender Studies.” Journal of Business and Technical Communication 3.2 (1989): 5-28. Print.

Mignolo, Walter. The Darker Side of the Renaissance: Literacy, Territoriality, and Colonization. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 1995. Print.

Moloney, Sharon 2008. “Mothers and Daughters at Menarche: An Indigenous inspired quiet revolution.” Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering, 10(2).

Moraga, Cherríe, and Gloria Anzaldúa. This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color. New York: Kitchen Table, Women of Color, 1983. Print.

Mullin, Amy 2002. “Pregnant Bodies, Pregnant Minds.” Feminist Theory 3(1): 27-46.

Peeples, Tim. Professional Writing and Rhetoric: Readings from the Field. New York: Longman, 2003. Print.

Pérez, Emma. The Decolonial Imaginary: Writing Chicanas into History. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1999. Print.

Petchsky R. 1987. Fetal Images: The power of Visual Culture in the Politics of Reproduction. Feminist Studies 12(2):263-92.

Ross, Susan Mallon. “A Feminist Perspective on Technical Communicative Action: Exploring How Alternative Worldviews Affect Environmental Remediation Efforts.” Technical Communication Quarterly 3.3 (1994): 325-42. Web.

Said, Edward W. Orientalism. New York: Vintage, 1979. Print.

Schmertz, Johanna. “Constructing Essences: Ethos and the Postmodern Subject of Feminism.” Rhetoric Review 18.1 (1999): 82-91. Print.

Scott, J. Blake, Bernadette Longo, and Katherine V. Wills. Critical Power Tools: Technical Communication and Cultural Studies. Albany: State University of New York, 2006. Print.

Selzer, Jack, and Sharon Crowley. Rhetorical Bodies. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin, 1999. Print.

Smith, Linda Tuhiwai. Decolonizing Methodologies Research and Indigenous Peoples. London: Zed, 2006. Print.

Spurr, David. The Rhetoric of Empire: Colonial Discourse in Journalism, Travel Writing, and Imperial Administration. Durham: Duke UP, 1993. Print.

Takayoshi, Pamela, and Brian Huot. Teaching Writing with Computers: an Introduction. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2003. Print.

Thatcher, Barry. “Intercultural Rhetoric, Technology Transfer, and Writing in U.S.-Mexico Border Maquilas.” Technical Communication Quarterly 15.3 (2006): 383-405. Print.

Vatz, Richard E. “The Myth of the Rhetorical Situation.” Philosophy and Rhetoric 6.3 (1973): 154-161.

Villanueva, Victor. (2004). Memoria is a friend of ours: On the discourse of color. College English, 61.1, 9-19.

Villanueva, Victor. (1999). On the rhetoric and precedents of racism.” CCC, 50.4, 645-661.

Villarmea, Stella. 2005. “Good, Freedom, and Happiness: A Kantian Approach to Autonomy and Cooperation”, in Elisabeth de Sotelo (ed.) New Women of Spain: Social Political Studies of Feminist Thought. Münster, Lit Verlag, pp. 244-256.


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