The Territory of Language: Linguistics, Stylistics, and the Teaching of Composition


A new revised and expanded version of the book that became an "underground classic" in the world of composition. The contributors report on significant research and theory in composition as well as methods of effectively teaching writing to the current generation of composition students. Included are essays by David Bartholomae, Ann Berthoff, Patricia Bizzell and Bruce Herzberg, Kenneth Bruffee, John Clifford, Robert Connors, Edward P. J. Corbett, Donald Daiker, Andrew Kerek and Max Morenberg, Frank D'Angelo, Robert Di Yanni, Lester Faigley, Donald Freeman, D. G. Kehl, James Kinneavy, Richard Larson, Elaine Maimon, Louis Milic, Ellen Nold, Sondra Perl and Arthur Egendorf, Sandra Schor, Judith Fishman Summerfield and Geoffrey Summerfield, Joseph Williams, Ross Winterowd, and Richard Young.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Edward P. J. Corbett
  • W. Ross Winterowd
  • David Bartholomae
  • Elaine P. Maimon
  • Kenneth Bruffee
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Carbondale, IL
Publication year:
  • 1986


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