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Utah State University Press

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  • Writing across Contextsby Kathleen Yancey; Liane Robertson; Kara Taczak

    Utah State University Press 2014; US$ 20.00

    Addressing how composers transfer both knowledge about and practices of writing,  Writing across Contexts  explores the grounding theory behind a specific composition curriculum called Teaching for Transfer (TFT) and analyzes the efficacy of the approach. Finding that TFT courses aid students in transfer in ways that other kinds of composition courses... more...

  • First Person Squaredby Kami Day; Michele Eodice

    Utah State University Press 2003; US$ 16.95

    In (First Person)2, Day and Eodice offer one of the few book-length studies of co-authoring in academic fields since Lunsford and Ede published theirs over a decade ago. The central research here involves in-depth interviews with ten successful academic collaborators from a range of disciplines and settings. The interviews explore the narratives... more...

  • Borgo Of The Holy Ghostby Stephen Mcleod

    Utah State University Press 2003; US$ 10.95

    An accomplished poet with credits in such literary magazines as APR, Paris Review, Ploughshares, and many others, Stephen McLeod is the 2001 recipient of the May Swenson Poetry Award. Judge for the competition was Richard Howard, internationally known poet and winner of the Pulitzer and many other poetry awards. more...

  • Faithful Transgressions In The American Westby Laura Bush

    Utah State University Press 2004; US$ 17.95

    The central issue Bush finds in these works is how their authors have dealt with the authority of Mormon Church leaders. As she puts it in her preface, "I use the phrase 'faithful transgression' to describe moments in the texts when each writer, explicitly or implicitly, commits herself in writing to trust her own ideas and authority over official... more...

  • Haywireby George Bilgere

    Utah State University Press 2008; US$ 10.00

    Tenth annual winner of the May Swenson Poetry Award, Haywire is a well-polished collection from a highly accomplished poet. With humor, compassion, and an unflinching eye, Bilgere explores the human condition in accessible lines and a magician's way with language. In images bright and dark, tangible and immanent, Bilgere brings us time... more...

  • Imagined Statesby Luisa Del Giudice

    Utah State University Press 2003; US$ 19.95

    An international ensemble of folklore scholars looks at varied ways in which national and ethnic groups have traditionally and creatively used imagined states of existence-some idealizations, some demonizations-in the construction of identities for themselves and for others. Drawing on oral traditions, especially as represented in traditional ballads,... more...

  • On Locationby Candace Spigelman; Laurie Grobman

    Utah State University Press 2005; US$ 17.95

    Classroom-based writing tutoring is a distinct form of writing support, a hybrid instructional method that engages multiple voices and texts within the college classroom. Tutors work on location in the thick of writing instruction and writing activity. On Location is the first volume to discuss this emerging practice in a methodical way. The essays... more...

  • Private, the Public, and the Publishedby Barbara Couture; Thomas Kent

    Utah State University Press 2004; US$ 18.95

    At the 2003 "Rock the Vote" debate, one of the questions posed by a student to the eight Democratic candidates for the presidential nomination was "have you ever used marijuana?" Amazingly, all but one of the candidates voluntarily answered the question. Add to this example the multiple ways in which we now see public intrusion... more...

  • Shorty's Yarnsby Bill Siems; Bruce Kiskaddon

    Utah State University Press 2004; US$ 19.95

    In the world of cowboy poetry, no poet is better known or more widely appreciated than Bruce Kiskaddon. Though he died in 1950 his poems have been at the forefront of the cowboy poetry revival that began in the 1980s and have been reprinted frequently in published collections and anthologies. more...

  • What Goes Around Comes Aroundby Kimberly Lau; Peter Tokofsky; Stephen Winick

    Utah State University Press 2004; US$ 16.95

    In this collection of essays prominent folklorists look at varied modern uses and contexts of proverbs and proverbial speech, some traditional and conventional, others new and unexpected. After the editors' introduction discussing the history and status of attempts to define proverbs, describing their contemporary circulation, and acknowledging the... more...