RHE 330E Pathos Texts

You will not need to purchase a course pack or books for this course. I will provide you with the readings in pdf format on your secure canvas site under Files in a way that complies with fair use policies. Video and other online texts will be linked to the Schedule.

  • Ahmed, Sara. Selections from The Cultural Politics of Emotion. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2014.
  • Ahmed, Sara. “Affective Economies.” Social Text 79 (Vol. 22, no. 2): 2004. Pp. 117-139.
  • Aristotle, The Rhetoric, Book II, 1-17.
  • Center for Information Technology and Society at UC Santa Barbara. Selections from “A Citizen’s Guide to Fake News.” August 29, 2018.
  • Brennan, Teresa. “Introduction,” The Transmission of Affect. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2004. 13-23.
  • Burke, Kenneth. “The Rhetoric of Hitler’s ‘Battle.’” The Philosophy of Literary Form. 3rd Edition. Berkeley: U of California P, 1971.
  • Davies, William. “How Feelings Took Over the World.” The Guardian. September 8, 2018. Web. May 2, 2019.
  • Gould, Deborah B. “Introduction: Why Emotion?” Moving Politics: Emotion and ACT UP’s Fight Against AIDS. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2009. 1-47.
  • Hawhee, Debra. “Rhetoric’s Sensorium.” Quarterly Journal of Speech, Vol. 101, No. 1, February 2015, pp. 2-17
  • Nussbaum, Martha C. “Aristotle On Emotions and Rational Persuasion.” In Ed. Amélie Oksenberg Rorty, Essays on Aristotle’s Rhetoric. Berkeley: U of California P, 1996. 303-323.
  • Rice, Jennifer. “Pathologia,” Quarterly Journal of Speech, Vol. 101, No. 1, February 2015, pp. 34–45.
  • Rice, Jennifer. “The New ‘New’: Making a Case for Critical Affect Studies,” Quarterly Journal of Speech, Vol. 94, No. 2, May 2008, pp. 200-212.
  • Richardson, Michael. “There’s Something Going On.” Capacious Journal for Emerging Affect Inquiry, 1.2 (2018): 150-154.

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