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ERIC Number: EJ581307
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0731-6755
What Is It That the Audience Wants? Or, Notes toward a Listening with a Transgendered Ear for (Mis)Understanding.
Ballif, Michelle
JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory, v19 n1 p51-70 1999
Asks what it is that the audience wants. Suggests a reconceptualization of the rhetorical situation by re-engendering or transgendering the speaker/audience couple as "a hermaphrodite, as a con/fusion of Hermes, the god of messages, and Aphrodite, the goddess of love," as a way to invigorate rhetorical theory and current composition pedagogical practices. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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