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The Department of Writing Studies is committed to teaching, research, and service in writing, rhetoric, and linguistics. The department provides instruction in and encourages the development of student competence in understanding rhetorical situations and writing in all media. In addition, Writing Studies faculty teach courses in writing theory, information design, journalism, linguistics, humanities, English, and related fields in the liberal arts.


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Paula McDowell's 2017 Book, and Walter J. Ong's Thought

Farrell, Thomas (This version was not previously published., 2021-10)
In my 3,800-word review essay "Paula McDowell's 2017 Book, and Walter J. Ong's Thought," I examine certain statements she makes in her 2017 book The Invention of the Oral: Print Commerce and Fugitive Voices in Eighteenth-Century ...

Perry Miller's Three Essay Collections, and Walter J. Ong's Thought

Farrell, Thomas (This version was not previously published., 2021-10)
In my 4,100-word review essay "Perry Miller's Three Essay Collections, and Walter J. Ong's Thought," I highlight certain points from Perry Miller's three essay collections (1956, 1967, and 1979), with special attention to ...

Perry Miller on Melville, and Walter J. Ong's Thought

Farrell, Thomas (This version was not previously published., 2021-09)
In my 4,200-word review essay "Perry Miller on Melville, and Walter J. Ong's Thought," I highlight what Harvard's Americanist Perry Miller (1905-1963) says about the American novelist and short story writer Herman Melville ...

The Norton Critical Edition of Herman Melville's 1852 Novel Pierre, and Walter J. Ong's Thought

Farrell, Thomas (This version was not previously published., 2021-09)
In my 4,350-word review essay "The Norton Critical Edition of Herman Melville's Pierre, and Walter J. Ong's Thought," I discuss Melville's sensationalistic 1852 novel Pierre; or, The Ambiguities. The 2017 Norton Critical ...

Hershel Parker's 2008 Intellectual Biography of Melville, and Walter J. Ong's Thought

Farrell, Thomas (This version was not previously published., 2021-09)
In my 3,750-word review essay "Hershel Parker's 2008 Intellectual Biography of Melville, and Walter J. Ong's Thought," I highlight Parker's triumphant intellectual biography Melville: The Making of the Poet (Northwestern ...

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