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Genre Criticism

General and Miscellaneous | Apologia | Eulogy
General/Miscellaneous  
Brown, William R., Joseph Epolito, and Nancy Stump. "Genre Theory and the Practice of Readers Theatre." Speech Teacher 23 (1974): 1-8.
Campbell, Karlyn Kohrs, and Kathleen Hall Jamieson. Deeds Done in Words: Presidential Rhetoric and the Genres of Governance. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1990.
Carlson, A. Cheree. "John Quincy Adams' 'Amistad Address': Eloquence in a Generic Hybrid." Western Journal of Speech Communication 49 (1985): 1426.
Clark, Thomas D. "An Exploration of Generic Aspects of Contemporary American Campaign Orations." Central States Speech Journal 30 (1979): 122-133.
Browne, Stephen H. "Generic Transformation and Political Action: A Textual Interpretation of Edmunde Burke's Letter to William Elliot, Esq." Communication Quarterly 30 (1990): 5463.
Fisher, Walter. "Genre: Concepts and Applications in Rhetorical Criticism." Western Journal of Communication 44 (1980): 288299.
Harrell, Jackson, and Wil A. Linkugel. "On Rhetorical Genre: An Organizing Principle." Philosophy & Rhetoric 11 (1978): 262281.
Jablonski, Carol A. "Richard Nixon's Irish Wake: A Case of Generic Transference." Communication Studies 30 (1979): 164-173.
Jamieson, Kathleen Hall. "Antecedent Genre as Rhetorical Constraint." Quarterly Journal of Speech 61 (1975) 406415.
---. "Generic Constraints and the Rhetorical Situation." Philosophy and Rhetoric 6 (1973): 162170.
Jamieson, Kathleen Hall, and Karlyn Kohrs Campbell "Rhetorical Hybrids: Fusions of Generic Elements." Quarterly Journal of Speech 68 (1982): 146157.
Jamieson, Kathleen Hall, and Karlyn Kohrs Campbell, eds. Form and Genre: Shaping Rhetorical Action. Falls Church, VA: Speech Communication Association, 1978.
Johannesen, Richard L. "Ronald Reagan's Economic Jeremiad." Central States Speech Journal 37 (1986): 7989.
Lucas, Stephen E. "Genre Criticism and Historical Context: The Case of George Washington's First Inaugural Address." Southern Communication Journal 57 (1986): 354370.
Pearce, Kimber Charles. "The Radical Feminist Manifesto as Generic Appropriation: Gender, Genre, and Second Wave Resistance." Southern Communication Journal 64 (1999): 307-315.
Raum, Richard D., and James S. Measell. "Wallace and his Ways: A Study of the Rhetorical Genre of Polarization." Central States Speech Journal 25 (1974): 28-35.
Ritter, Kurt W. "American Political Rhetoric and the Jeremiad Tradition: Presidential Nomination Acceptance Addresses, 19601976." Central States Speech Journal 31 (1980): 153171.
 Simons, Herbert W., and Aram A. Aghazarian, eds.  Form, Genre, and the Study of Political Discourse. Columbia: U of South Carolina P, 1986.
 Smith, Craig Allen, and Kathy B. Smith.  "Presidential Values and Public Priorities: Recurrent Patterns in Addresses to the Nation, 19631984." Presidential Studies Quarterly 15 (1985): 743753.
Apologia General | Eulogy
Benoit, William L, and Susan L. Brinson. "AT&T: 'Apologies are not Enough'." Communication Quarterly 42 (1994): 75-88.
Blair, Carole. From 'All the President's Men' to Every Man for Himself: The Strategies of Post-Watergate Apologia." Central States Speech Journal 35 (1984): 250-260.
Burkholder, Thomas R. "Symbolic Martydom: The Ultimate Apology." Southern Communication Journal 56 (1990): 289-297.
Brown, Gwen. "Jerry Fallwell and the PTL: The Rhetoric of Apologia." Journal of Communication and Religion 14 (1991): 9-18.
Butler, Sherry Devereaux. "The Apologia, 1971 Genre." Southern Speech Communication Journal 37 (1971): 281-289.
Carcasson, Martin, and James Arnt Aune. "Klansman on the Court: Justice Hugo Black's 1937 Radio Address." Quarterly Journal of Speech 89 (2003): 154-170.
Downey, Sharon D. "The Evolution of the Rhetorical Genre of Apologia." Western Journal of Communication 57 (1993): 42-64.
Gold, Ellen Reid. "Political Apologia: The Ritual of Self-Defense." Communication Monographs 45 (1978): 306-316.
Gronbeck, Bruce E. "Underestimating Generic Expectations: Clinton's Apologies of August 17, 1998." American Communication Journal 2.2 (February 1999). 27 Jul. 2002. http://acjournal.org/holdings/vol2/Iss2/editorials/gronbeck/index.html.
Harrell, Jackson, B. L. Ware, and Wil A. Linkugel. "Failure of Apology in American Politics: Nixon on Watergate." Communication Monographs 42 (1975): 245-261.
Hoover, Judith D. "Big Boys Don't Cry: The Values Constraint in Apologia." Southern Communication Journal 54 (1988): 235-252.
Huxman, Susan Schultz, and Denice Beatty Bruce. "Toward a Dynamic Generic Framework of Apologia: A Case Study of Dow Chemical, Vietnam, and the Napalm Controversy." Communication Studies 46 (1995): 57-72.
Kahl, Mary. Blind Ambition Culminates in Lost Honor: A Comparative Analysis of John Dean's Apologetic Strategies." Central States Speech Journal 35 (1984): 239-250.
Katula, Richard A. "The Apology of Richard M. Nixon." Communication Quarterly 23 (1975): 1-5.
King, Robert L. "Transforming Scandal into Tragedy: A Rhetoric of Political Apology." Quarterly Journal of Speech 71 (1985): 289301.
Kramer, Michael R., and Kathryn M. Olson. "The Strategic Potential of Sequencing Apologia Stases: President Clinton's Self-Defense in the Monica Lewinsky Scandal." Western Journal of Communication 66 (2002): 347-368.
Kruse, Noreen Wales. "Apologia in Team Sport." Quarterly Journal of Speech 67 (1981): 270-283.
Rosenfield, Lawrence W. "August 9, 1974: The Victimage of Richard Nixon." Communication Quarterly 24 (1976): 19-23.
 ---.  "A Case Study in Speech Criticism: The Nixon-Truman Analog." Communication Monographs 35 (1968): 435450.
Ryan, Halford Ross. "Baldwin vs. Edward VIII: A Case Study in Kategoria and Apologia." Southern Speech Communication Journal 49 (1983): 125-134.
---. "Kategoria and Apologia: On Their Rhetorical Criticism as a Speech Set." Quarterly Journal of Speech 68 (1982): 254-261.
Short, C. Brant. "Comic Book Apologia: The 'Paranoid' Rhetoric of Congressman George Hansen." Western Journal of Speech Communication 51 (1987): 189203.
Vartabedian, Robert A. "Nixon's Vietnam Rhetoric: A Case Study of Apologia as Generic Paradox." Southern Communication Journal 50 (1985): 366-381.
Ware, B. L., and Wil A. Linkugel. "They Spoke in Defense of Themselves: On the Generic Criticism of Apologia." Quarterly Journal of Speech 59 (1973): 273-283.
Wilson, Gerald L. "A Strategy of Explanation: Richard M. Nixon's August 8, 1974, Resignation Address." Communication Quarterly 24 (1976): 14-20.
Eulogy General | Apologia
Berens, John F. "'Like a Prophetic Spirit': Samuel Davies, American Eulogists, and the Deification of George Washington." The Quarterly Journal of Speech 63 (1977): 290-297.
Carpenter, Ronald H., and Robert V. Selzer. "Situational Style and the Rotunda Eulogies." Central States Speech Journal 22 (1971): 11-15.
Dickey, Dallas C. "Lamar's Eulogy on Sumner: A Letter of Explanation." Southern Speech Journal 20 (1954): 316-322.
Foss, Karen A. "John Lennon and the Advisory Function of Eulogies." Central States Speech Journal 34 (1983): 187-194.
Mackin, James A. "Schismogenesis and Community: Pericles' Funeral Oration." Quarterly Journal of Speech 77 (1991): 251-262.
Mister, Stephen M. "Reagan's Challenger Tribute: Combining Generic Constraints and Situational Demands." Central States Speech Journal 37 (1986): 158165.