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Title Serendipity in rhetoric, writing, and literacy research / edited by Maureen Daly Goggin and Peter N. Goggin.
Publication Info. Logan : Utah State University Press, [2018]
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 SASB M1 - General Research - Room 315  JFE 18-3274    AVAILABLE  USE IN LIBRARY


Description vii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Summary "Scholars have known moments of surprise, catastrophe, or good fortune, though they seldom refer to these occurrences in reports or discuss them. Revealing the different kinds of work scholars, particularly those in rhetoric, need to do to recognize a serendipitous discovery or a missed opportunity"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Stumbling into wisdom in rhetoric, writing, and literacy research : an introduction / Maureen Daly Goggin and Peter N. Goggin -- "Oh, my God! He was a slave!" : secrets of a Virginia courthouse archive / Shirley E. Faulkner-Springfield -- Where you see ruins, I see rhetoric : composing a methodology for "making sense" of disaster / Doreen Piano -- Death, dying, and serendipity in the scholarly imagination / Gale Coskan-Johnson -- Fortuitous happenstance : serendipity in archival research / Lynée Lewis Gaillet -- Pre-sentence : researching, reporting, and writing / Caren Wakerman Converse -- Echoes in the archives / Liz Rohan -- Serendipity and memory : the value of participant-observation / Kim Donehower -- The serendipity of (mis)timing in research / Maureen Daly Goggin -- Setting out for serendip : of research quests and chance discoveries / Ryan skinnell -- The art of the "accident" : serendipity in research / Peter N. Goggin -- Reading between the power lines : how 'Nikola Tesla Corner' enhanced the wireless signals in a rhetorical analysis of electricity and landscape / Daniel Wuebben -- Prepare to be surprised : how flexible, methodical, and organized research methods lead to serendipity in the archives / Lori Ostergaard -- Playing the name game : exploring name variations in archival research / Patty Wilde -- Serendipity and methodological willingness in team science / Ellen Barton -- The sunshine of serendipity : illuminating scholarship of genre (a new canon!) and generosity (yes you can!) / Lynn Z. Bloom -- Serendology, methodipity : research, invention, and the choric rhetorician / Jennifer Clary-Lemon -- The ethics of serendipity : rare events and a need to act / Bill Endres -- Creating kismet : what artists can teach academics about serendipity / Brad Gyori -- Coordinating chaos and befriending a fuzzy focus : reflections of a serendipitist / Judy Holiday -- The strange practices of serendipitous failure : considering metanoia as an alternative to kairos / Zachary Beare -- Afterword : serendipity and ethics in rhetoric, writing, and literacy research / Gesa Kirsch.
Subject English language -- Rhetoric -- Research.
Archives -- Research.
Literacy -- Research.
Archives -- Research. (OCoLC)fst00814081
English language -- Rhetoric -- Research. (OCoLC)fst00911591
Literacy -- Research. (OCoLC)fst00999883
Serendipity. (OCoLC)fst01113065
Added Author Goggin, Maureen Daly, editor.
Goggin, Peter N., editor.
ISBN 9781607327387 paperback
1607327384 paperback
Research Call Number JFE 18-3274