ERIC Number: EJ638910
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Plastic Language for Plastic Science: The Rhetoric of Comrade Lysenko.
Dombrowski, Paul M.
Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, v31 n3 p293-333 2001
Examines the rhetoric of Lysenkoism in Soviet Russia from the 1920s to about 1960 as an overt attempt to redefine science. Discusses the rhetorical dimensions of Lysenkoist discourse from the perspective of the rhetorical theories of Aristotle, Burke, Weaver, Bakhtin, Habermas, and Foucault. Reviews two historical commentaries on Lysenkoism. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: USSR