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Alphen, Ernst van.  Francis Bacon and the Loss of Self.  Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1993.

Altieri, Charles.  Subjective Agency:  A Theory of First Person Expressivity and its Social Implications.  Cambridge, MA:  Blackwell, 1994.

Bevir, Mark.  “Foucault and Critique: Deploying Agency Against Autonomy.” Political Theory 27.1 (February 1999):  65-84.

Bohman, James.  “Practical Reason and Cultural Constraint:  Agency in Bourdieu’s Theory of Practice.”  Bourdieu:  A Critical Reader.  Ed. Richard Shusterman.  Malden, MA:  Blackwell, 1999.

Burke, Sean.  Authorship:  From Plato to the Postmodern.  Edinburgh:  Edinburgh UP, 1995.

Buss, Sarah, and Lee Overton, eds.  Contours of Agency. Cambridge, MA:  MIT P, 2002.

Butler, Judith.  Excitable Speech:  A Politics of the Performative.  New York:  Routledge, 1997.

Campbell, Karlyn Kohrs. “Agency: Promiscuous and Protean.” Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies 2.1 (2005): 1-19.

Collins, Daniel F.  “Audience in Afrocentric Rhetoric:  Promoting Human Agency and Social Change.”  Alternative Rhetorics:  Challenges to the Rhetorical Tradition.  Ed. Laura Gray-Rosendale and Sibylle Gruber.  Carbondale:  Southern Illinois UP, 2001.  185-202.

Couture, Barbara.  “Modeling and Emulating:  Rethinking Agency in the Writing Process.”  Post-Process Theory:  Beyond the Writing-Process Paradigm.  Ed. Thomas Kent.  Carbondale:  Southern Illinois UP, 1999.  30-48.

Crowley, Sharon.  “writing and Writing.”  Writing and Reading Differently:  Deconstruction and the Teaching of Composition and Literature.  C. Douglas Atkins and Michael L. Johnson, eds.  Lawrence:  UP of Kansas, 1985.  93-100.

Davis, D. Diane.  Breaking Up [at] Totality:  A Rhetoric of Laughter.  Carbondale:  Southern Illinois UP, 2000.

Devoss, Danielle, Dawn Hayden, Cynthia L. Selfe, and Richard J. Selfe, Jr.  “Distance Education:  Political and Professional Agency for Adjunct and Part-Time Faculty, and GTAs.”  Moving a Mountain: Transforming the Role of Contingent Faculty in Composition Studies and Higher Education. Ed. Patricia Lambert Stock and Eileen E. Schell. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English, 2000.  261-286.

Eagleton, Terry.  “Self-Authoring Subjects.” What Is an Author? Ed. Maurice Birotti and Nicola Miller.  New York:  Manchester UP, 1993.  42-52.

Ewald, Helen Rothschild, and David L. Wallace.  “Exploring Agency in Classroom Discourse or, Should David Have Told His Story?”  College Composition and Communication 45.3 (October 1994):  342-68.

Faigley, Lester.  Fragments of Rationality:  Postmodernity and the Subject of Composition.  U Pittsburgh P, 1992.

Flannery, Kathryn T.  “Composing and the Question of Agency.”  College English 53.6 (October 1991):  701-13.

Foss, Sonja. “Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Rhetorical Criticism: Rhetorical Criticism as Synecdoche for Agency.” Rhetoric Review 25.4 (2006): 375-379.

France, Alan W.  “Dialectics of Self:  Structure and Agency as the Subject of English.”  College English 63.2 (November 2000):  145-165.

Gardiner, Judith Kegan.  Provoking Agents:  Gender and Agency in Theory.  Champaign:  U Illinois P, 1995.

Geisler, Cheryl. “How Ought We to Understand the Concept of Rhetorical Agency?: Report from the ARS.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly 34.3 (Summer 2004): 9-18.

Geisler, Cheryl. “Teaching the Post-Modern Rhetor: Continuing the Conversation on Rhetorical Agency.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly 35.4 (Fall 2005): 107-114.

Glass, James M.  Shattered Selves: Multiple Personality in a Postmodern World.  Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1993.

Gunner, Jeanne. “Ideology, Theory, and the Genre of Writing Programs.” The Writing Program Administrator as Theorist. Ed. Shirley K. Rose and Irwin Weiser. Westport, CT: Heinemann Boynton/Cook, 2002.

Hawisher, Gail E., and Cynthia L. Selfe, with Yi-Huey Guo and Lu Liu. “Globalization and Agency: Designing and Redesigning the Literacies of Cyberspace.” College English 68.6 (July 2006): 619-.

Hite, Molly.  “Inventing Gender:  Creative Writing and Critical Agency.”  Disciplining Composition:  Alternative Histories, Critical Perspectives.  Ed. David R. Shumway and Craig Dionne.  SUNY P, 2002.  149-158.

Holland, Dorothy, Debra Skinner, and Carol Cain.  Identity and Agency in Cultural Worlds.  Cambridge, MA:  Harvard UP, 2001.

Howard, Rebecca Moore.  “Reflexivity and Agency in Rhetoric and Pedagogy.”  College English 56.3 (March 1994):  92-9.

Jones, Donald C. “Beyond the Postmodern Impasse of Agency:  The Resounding Relevance of John Dewey’s Tacit Tradition.”  JAC:  A Journal of Composition Theory 16.1 (1996):  81-102.

Kennedy, Krista. “Textual Machinery: Authorial Agency and Bot-Written Texts in Wikipedia.” The Responsibilities of Rhetoric: Proceedings of the 2008 Rhetoric Society of America Conference. Ed. Michelle Smith adn Barbara Warnick. Long Grove, IL: Waveland, 2009. 303-309.

Lash, Scott, and Jonathan Friedman, eds.  Modernity and Identity.  Cambridge: Blackwell, 1992.

Lundberg, Christian, and Joshua Gunn. “‘Ouija Board, Are There Any Communications?’ Agency, Ontotheology, and the Death of the Humanist Subject, or, Continuing the ARS Conversation.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly 35.4 (Fall 2005): 83-106.

McComisky, Bruce.  “Composing Postmodern Subjectivities in the Aporia between Identity and Difference.”  Rhetoric Review 15 (1997):  350-64.

McLeod, Susan H. “The Foreigner: WAC Directors as Agents of Change.” Resituating Writing: Constructing and Administering Writing.  Programs. Ed. Joseph Janangelo and Kristine Hansen. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1995. 108-116.

Mann, Patricia S.  Micro-Politics:  Agency in a Postfeminist Era.  Minneapolis:  U Minnesota P, 1994.

McNay, Lois.  Gender and Agency:  Reconfiguring the Subject in Feminist and Social Theory.  Malden, MA:  Blackwell, 2000.

Messer-Davidow, Ellen.  Disciplining Feminism:  From Social Activism to Academic Discourse.  Durham, NC:  Duke UP, 2002.

Miller, Susan.  Rescuing the Subject:  A Critical Introduction to Rhetoric and the Writer.  Carbondale:  Southern Illinois UP, 1989.

O’Hara, Daniel T.  Radical Parody: American Culture and Critical Agency after Foucault.  New York: Columbia UP, 1992.

Overbye, Dennis. “Free Will: Now You Have It, Now You Don’t.” New York Times 2 Jan. 2007.

Pajares, Frank, and Gio Valiante. “Self-Efficacy Beliefs and Motivation in Writing Development.” Handbook of Writing Research. Ed. Charles A. MacArthur, Steve Graham, and Jill Fitzgerald. New York: Gilford, 2006. 1580-170.

Poulakos, Takis.  “Human Agency in the History of Rhetoric:  Gorgias’s Encomium of Helen.”  Writing Histories of Rhetoric.  Ed. Victor Vitanza.  Carbondale, IL:  Southern Illinois UP, 1994.  59-80.

Reyman, Jessica. “User Data on the Social Web: Authorship, Agency, and Appropriation.” College English 75.5 (May 2013): 513-33.

Russell, David R.  “Vygotsky, Dewey, and Externalism:  Beyond the Student/Discipline Dichotomy.”  Journal of Advanced Composition 13.1 (Winter 1993):  173-98.

Reynolds, Nedra.  “Interrupting Our Way to Agency:  Feminist Cultural Studies and Composition.”  Feminism and Composition Studies:  In Other Words.  Ed. Susan C. Jarratt and Lynn Worsham.  New York:  Modern Language Assocation, 1998.  58-73.

Ritter, Kelly. “Extra-Institutional Agency and the Public Value of the WPA.” WPA: Writing Program Administration 29.3 (Spring 2006).

Sosnoski, James J.  “Notes on Postmodern Double Agency and the Arts of Lurking.”  College Composition and Communication 47.2 (May 1996):  288-92.

Strauss, Susan, and Xuehua Xiang. “The Writing Conference as a Locus of Emergent Agency.” Written Communication 23 (2006): 355-396.

Trimbur, John.  “Agency and the Death of the Author:  A Partial Defense of Modernism.”  JAC:  A Journal of Composition Theory 20.2 (2000):  283-298.

Wall, Susan.  “Where Your Treasure Is’:  Accounting for Differences in Our Talk about Teaching.”  Taking Stock:  The Writing Process Movement in the ’90s.  Ed. Lad Tobin and Thomas Newkirk.  Portsmouth, NH:  Boynton/Cook-Heinemann, 1994.  239-260.

Wallace, David.  “Reconsidering Behaviorist Composition Pedagogies:  Positivism, Empiricism, and the Paradox of Postmodernism.”  JAC 16.1 (1996):  103-17.

Wegner, Daniel M.  The Illusion of Conscious Will.  Cambridge, MA:  MIT P, 2002.

Werder, Carmen.  “Rhetorical Agency:  Seeing the Ethics of It All.”  WPA:  Writing Program Administration 24.1-2 (Fall-Winter 2000):  9-28.

Wise, J. Macgregor.  “Intelligent Agency.”  Cultural Studies 12.3 (October 1998).

Yarbrough, Stephen R.  “Force, Power, and Motive.”  Philosophy and Rhetoric 29.4 (1996):  344-58.

Ziarek, Ewa Plonowska.  An Ethics of Dissensus:  Postmodernity, Feminism, and the Politics of Radical Democracy.  Palo Alto, CA:  Stanford UP, 2001.