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Series: Landmark Essays

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Landmark Essays on American Public Address by Martin Medhurstvolume 1
Landmark Essays on Kenneth Burke by Barry Brummettvolume 2
Landmark Essays on Classical Greek Rhetoric by Edward Schiappavolume 3
Landmark Essays on Voice and Writing by Peter Elbowvolume 4
Landmark Essays on Rhetorical Criticism by Thomas W. Bensonvolume 5
Landmark Essays on Writing Across the Curriculum by Charles Bazermanvolume 6
Landmark Essays on Writing Process by Sondra Perlvolume 7
Landmark Essays on Rhetorical Invention in Writing by Richard E. Youngvolume 8
Landmark Essays on Writing Centers by Christina Murphyvolume 9
Landmark Essays on Advanced Composition by Gary A. Olsonvolume 10
Landmark Essays on Rhetoric of Science: Case Studies by Randy Allen Harrisvolume 11
Landmark Essays on Rhetoric and the Environment by Craig Waddellvolume 12
Landmark Essays on Bakhtin, Rhetoric, and Writing by Frank Farmervolume 13
Landmark Essays on Aristotelian Rhetoric by Richard Leo Enosvolume 14
Landmark Essays on Contemporary Rhetoric by Thomas B. Farrellvolume 15
Landmark Essays on Rhetoric and Literature by Craig Kallendorfvolume 16
Landmark Essays on ESL Writing by Tony Silvavolume 17
Landmark Essays on Basic Writing by Kay Halasekvolume 18

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