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B.A. Swarthmore College

M.A., Ph.D. The Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham, UK


Renaissance Rhetoric
Digital Literacies
Online Writing Pedagogy

Selected Scholarship

W. Webster Newbold, ed. The English Secretary by Angel Day: A Modern Critical Edition. [accepted for print publication by Arizona State University, the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, for the book series Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies. Tentative completion date 2013.]

W. Webster Newbold. “Rhetoric, Fiction, and the Appetite for Model Letters in Renaissance England.” Appositions: Studies in Renaissance/Early Modern Literature & Culture  4 (2011): par. 1-46. Web. http://appositions.blogspot.com/2011/05/w-webster-newbold-rhetoric-fiction.html 

____. “Traditional, Practical, Entertaining: Two Early English Letter Writing Manuals.” Rhetorica  26.3 (2008):  267-300.

____. “Letter Writing and Vernacular Literacy in Sixteenth Century England." Letter Writing Manuals and Instruction from Antiquity to the Present. Ed. Carol Poster and Linda Mitchell.  Columbia: U of South Carolina P, 2007.  127-40.

____. “A Review of Writing Space: Computers, Hypertext, and the Remediation of Print (2nd Edition) by Jay David Bolter” Kairos 6:2 (Fall 2001):  40 pars. (invited) http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/6.2/binder.html?reviews/newbold/newbold_main.htm

____, ed.  The Passions of the Mind in General by Thomas Wright.  New York: Garland, 1986. (A critical, modern-text edition of a seventeenth-century book on rhetoric and philosophy; 244 pages of essays, commentary, and apparatus written by the editor)

Recent Courses

Nineteenth Century Rhetoric (ENG 696)
Medieval and Early Modern Rhetoric (ENG 695)
Introduction to Digital Literacies (ENG 213)
Composing Research, hybrid and online (ENG 104)
Introduction to English Studies (ENG 210)

1 comment:

  1. a lot of Dylan there Web, I like it. Tamara O'Hearn