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African American Rhetorics

Babb, Valerie. “‘The Joyous Circle’: The Vernacular Presence in Frederick Douglass’s Narratives.” College English 67.4 (March 2005): 365-377.

Bacon, Jacqueline, and Glen McClish. “Reinventing the Master’s Tools: Nineteenth-Century African-American Literary Societies of Philadelphia and Rhetorical Education.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly 30.4 (Fall 2000): 19-48.

Baker, Houston A., Jr. “Battling the Ghouls of a Black Southern Boyhood.” Chronicle of Higher Education 15 June 2001: B12.

Banks, Adam. “Looking Forward to Look Back: Technology, Transformation, and Struggle in African American Rhetoric.” Syracuse University, 7 November 2002.

Banks, Adam J. Race, Rhetoric, and Technology: Searching for Higher Ground. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2006.

Barnett, Timothy. “Politicizing the Personal: Frederick Douglass, Richard Wright, and Some Thoughts on the Limits of Critical Literacy.” College English 68.4 (Mar. 2006): 356-381.

Berry, Edward I. “Doing Time: King’s ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail.’” Rhetoric and Public Affairs 8.1 (2005).

Bobbitt, David A. The Rhetoric of Redemption: Kenneth Burke’s Redemption Drama and Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” Speech. Boulder, CO: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2004.

Burns, Stewart. To the Mountaintop: Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Sacred Mission to Save America, 1955Ð1968. New York: HarperCollins, 2004.

Castronovo, Ross. “Within the Veil of Interdisciplinary Knowledge: Jefferson, Du Bois, and the Negation of Politics.” New Literary History 31.4 (Autumn 2000): 781-801.

Eves, Rosalyn Collings. “A Recipe for Remembrance: Memory and Identity in African-American Women’s Cookbooks.” Rhetoric Review 24.4 (2005): 280-297.

Davis, Gerald L. I Got the Word in Me and I Can Sing It, You Know: A Study of the Performed African-American Sermon. Philadelphia: U Pennsylvania P, 1985.

D’Emilio, John. The Lost Prophet: The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin. New York: The Free Press, 2003.

Fanon, Frantz. The Wretched of the Earth. 1961. Trans. Constance Farrington. New York: Grove P, 1963.

Frank, David A., and Mark Lawrence McPhail. “Barack Obama’s Address to the 2004 Democratic National Convention: Trauma, Compromise, Consilience, and the (Im)possibility of Racial Reconciliation.” Rhetoric and Public Affairs 8.4 (Winter 2005).

Gilyard, Keith. “African American Contributions to Composition Studies.” College Composition and Communication 50.4 (June 1999): 626-644.

Gilyard, Keith, and Elaine Richardson. “Students’ Right to Possibility: Basic Writing and African American Rhetoric.” Insurrections: Approaches to Resistance in Composition Studies. Ed. Andrea Greenbaum. Albany: SUNY UP, 2001.

Gold, David. “‘Nothing Educates Us Like a Shock’: The Integrated Rhetoric of Melvin B. Tolson.” College Composition and Communication 55.2 (December 2003): 226-253.

Hansen, Drew D. The Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Speech That Inspired a Nation. New York: Ecco, 2003.

Harold, Christine, and Kevin Michael DeLuca. “Behold the Corpse: Violent Images and the Case of Emmett Till.” Rhetoric and Public Affairs 8.2 (2005).

Hendrickson, Paul. “The Ladies Before Rosa: Let Us Now Praise Unfamous Women.” Rhetoric and Public Affairs 8.2 (2005).

Hendrickson, Paul. “Mississippi Haunting.” Rhetoric and Public Affairs 8.2 (2005).

Holmes, David G. Revisiting Racialized Voice: African American Ethos in Language and Literature. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 2004.

Houck, Davis W. “From Money to Montgomery: Emmett Till, Rosa Parks, and the Freedom Movement, 1955-2005.” Rhetoric and Public Affairs 8.2 (2005).

Houck, Davis W. “Killing Emmett.” Rhetoric and Public Affairs 8.2 (2005).

Howard-Pitney, David. The Afro-American Jeremiad: Appeals for Justice in America. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 1990.

Jackson, Ronald L., II, and Elaine B. Richardson, eds. Understanding African-American Rhetoric. New York: Routledge, 2003.

King, Cynthia. “Black Power: A Case Study of the Relationship between Rhetoric and Society.” Advances in the History of Rhetoric 7 (2004): 221-28.

Kristensen, Randi Gray. “From Things Fall Apart to Freedom Dreams: Black Studies and Cultural Studies in the Composition Classroom.” Enculturation 6.1.

Lee, Carol. Signifying as a Scaffold for Literary Interpretation: The Pedagogical Implications of an African American Discourse Genre. Urbana: National Council of Teachers of English, 1993.

Lischer, Richard. The Preacher King: Martin Luther King., Jr., and the Word that Moved America. New York: Oxford UP, 1995.

Logan, Shirley Wilson. “Changing Missions, Shifting Positions, and Breaking Silences.” College Composition and Communication 55.2 (Dec. 2003): 330-342.

Logan, Shirley Wilson. “We Are Coming”: The Persuasive Discourse of Nineteenth-Century Black Women. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP.

Longaker, Mark Garrett. “Market Rhetoric and the Ebonics Debate.” Written Communication 22.4 (2005): 472-501.

McLish, Glen. “William G. Allen’s “Orators and Oratory”: Inventional Amalgamation, Pathos, and the Characterization of Violence in African-American Abolitionist Rhetoric.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly 35.1 (Winter 2005): 47-85.

Miller, Keith D. “Composing Martin Luther King, Jr.” PMLA 105.1 (January 1990): 70-82.

Miller, Keith D. “Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Black Folk Pulpit.” Journal of American History 78 (June 1991): 120-3.

Miller, Keith D. “Martin Luther King, Jr., Borrows a Revolution: Argument, Audience, and Implications of a Secondhand Universe.” College English 48 (March 1986): 249-65.

Miller, Keith D. “Plymouth Rock Landed on Us: Malcolm X’s Whiteness Theory as a Basis for Alternative Literacy.” College Composition and Communication 56.2 (Dec. 2004): 199-222.

Miller, Keith D. “Redefining Plagiarism: Martin Luther King’s Use of an Oral Tradition.” Chronicle of Higher Education 20 January 1993: A60.

Miller, Keith D. Voice of Deliverance: The Language of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Its Sources. 1992. Athens: U Georgia P, 1998.

Monroe, Kelvin. “Writin da Funk Dealer: Songs of Reflections and Reflex/shuns.” College English 67.1 (Sept. 2004): 102-120.

Oates, Stephen B. “The Albany Movement: A Chapter in the Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.” Journal of Southwest Georgia History (Fall 1984).

Pough, Gwendolyn D. “Personal Narratives and Rhetorics of Black Womanhood in Hip-Hop.” Rhetoric and Ethnicity. Ed. Keith Gilyard and Vorris Nunley. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 2004. 111-119.

Ransby, Barbara. Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003.

Reagon, Bernice Johnson. “‘Nobody Knows the Trouble I See’; or, ‘By and By I’m Gonna Lay Down My Heavy Load.’” Journal of American History 78.1 (June 1991): 111-119.

Rosenberg, Bruce A. Can these Bones Live? The Art of the American Folk Preacher. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1988.

Richardson, Elaine. African American Literacies. New York: Routledge, 2003.

Richardson, Elaine. “‘To Protect and Serve’: African American Female Literacies.” College Composition and Communication 53.4 (June 2002): 675-704.

Rouse, P. Joy. “‘We Can Never Remain Silent’: The Public Discourse of the Nineteenth-Century African-American Press.” Popular Literacy: Studies in Cultural Practices and Poetics. Ed. John Trimbur. U Pittsburgh P, 2001. 128-142.

Royster, Jacqueline Jones. Traces of a Stream: Literacy and Social Change Among African American Women. U Pittsburgh P, 2000.

Schneider, Stephen. “Freedom Schooling: Stokely Carmichael and Critical Rhetorical Education.” College Composition and Communication 58.1 (Sept. 2006).

Stull, Bradford T. Amid the Fall, Dreaming of Eden: Du Bois, King, Malcolm X, and Emancipatory Composition. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1999.

Sudol, Ronald A. “Self-Representation and Personality Type in ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail.” Understanding Literacy: Personality Preference in Rhetorical and Psycholinguistic Contexts. Ed. Alice S. Horning and Ronald A. Sudol. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton P, 1997.

Sunnemark, Frederick. Ring Out Freedom! The Voice of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004.

Till-Mobley, Mamie, and Christopher Benson. Death of Innocence: The Story of a Hate Crime That Changed America. New York: Random House, 2003.

Vail, Mark. “The ‘Integrative’ Rhetoric of Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech.” Rhetoric and Public Affairs 9.1 (Spring 2006).

Vander Lei, Elizabeth, and Keith D. Miller. “Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream’ in Context: Ceremonial Protest and African American Jeremiad.” College English 62.1 (September 1999): 83-99.

Whitaker, Hugh Stephen. “A Case Study in Southern Justice: The Murder and Trial of Emmett Till.” Rhetoric and Public Affairs 8.2 (2005).

Williams, Miriam F. “Tracing W.E.B. DuBois’ ‘Color Line’ in Government Regulations.” Journal of Technical Writing and Communication 36.2 (2006).

Wilson, Kirt H. “Interpreting the Discursive Field of the Montgomery Bus Boycott: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Holt Street Address.” Rhetoric and Public Affairs 8.2 (2005).