"The published histories of technical writing textbooks do not usually include many women-authored textbooks. To find out why women-authored textbooks have been marginalized in these pedagogical histories, I selected seven women-authored textbooks and four men-authored textbooks published from 1923 to 1973, investigated the backgrounds of the authors and key features of their textbooks, and used the collected data to compare the women-authored textbooks to the men-authored textbooks. I was not able to find any reason why the women-authored textbooks have been or should be marginalized in histories of technical writing textbooks; however, my study had several limitations. My thesis begins the process of recovering the contributions of these women textbook authors to the history of technical communication"--Abstract, page iii.
Malone, Edward A.
Reardon, Daniel C.
English and Technical Communication
M.S. in Technical Communication
Missouri University of Science and Technology
ix, 70 pages
© 2013 Melissa Nicole Wampler, All rights reserved.
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Technical writing -- Textbooks -- Women authors -- 20th century
Technical writing -- Textbooks -- Male authors -- 20th century
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Wampler, Melissa Nicole, "Women authors of technical writing textbooks from 1923 to 1973" (2013). Masters Theses. 4465.
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