Victor Vitanza

Victor J. Vitanza, Jean-François Lyotard Chair and Professor of Rhetoric and Philosophy at The European Graduate School / EGS.

WORKS

Books

Chaste Cinematics

Vitanza, Victor J.. Chaste Cinematics. Punctum Books, Forthcoming.

Sexual Violence in Western Thought and Writing: Chaste Rape

Vitanza, Victor J.. Sexual Violence in Western Thought and Writing: Chaste Rape. Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. ISBN: 0230112838

Chaste Rape. Chaste Rape is a Reassessment of Thinking, Reading, Writing about Sexual Violence

Vitanza, Victor J.. "Chaste Rape. Chaste Rape is a Reassessment of Thinking, Reading, Writing about Sexual Violence." PhD Diss.,European Graduate School, 2003

Writing for the World Wide Web, or W4

Vitanza, Victor J.. Writing for the World Wide Web, or W4. Prentice Hall, 1997. ISBN: 0205266932

Negation, Subjectivity, and The History of Rhetoric

Vitanza, Victor J.. Negation, Subjectivity, and The History of Rhetoric. State University of New York Press, 1996. ISBN: 079143124X

Chapters

Whatever Beings': The Coming (Educational) Community

Vitanza, Victor J. "'Whatever Beings': The Coming (Educational) Community." In Labor, Writing Technologies, And the Shaping of Competition in the Academy, edited by Patricia Sullivan and Pamela Takayoshi. Hampton Press, 2007. ISBN: 1572736674

A Mini-Jeremiad

Vitanza, Victor J. "A Mini-Jeremiad." In Views from the Center: The CCCC Chairs' Addresses, 1977-2005, edited by Duane Roen. Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006. ISBN: 0312438133

Favorinus

Vitanza, Victor J. "Favorinus." In Classical Rhetorics and Rhetoricians: Critical Studies and Sources, edited by Michelle Ballif and Michael G. Mora. Praeger Publishers, 2005. ISBN: 0313321787

Diogenes of Sinope

Vitanza, Victor J., and Diane Davis. "Diogenes of Sinope." In Classical Rhetorics and Rhetoricians: Critical Studies and Sources, edited by Michelle Ballif and Michael G. Moran. Praeger Publishers, 2005. ISBN: 0313321787

Two Gestures, While Waiting for a Third

Vitanza, Victor J. "Two Gestures, While Waiting for a Third." In The Politics of Information, edited by Mark Bousquet and Katherine V. Wills. Alt-X, 2004.

Aesthetics, Party Lines

Vitanza, Victor J. "Aesthetics, Party Lines." In Rhetorics, Poetics, and Cultures: Refiguring College English Studies, edited by James Berlin. Parlor Press, 2003. ISBN: 0972477284

Seeing in Third Sophistic Ways

Vitanza, Victor J. "Seeing in Third Sophistic Ways." In Rhetoric and Composition as Intellectual Work, edited by Gary A. Olson. Southern Illinois University Press, 2002. ISBN: 0809324334

In Be Tween: Or, Writing on the Midway

Vitanza, Victor J. "In Be Tween: Or, Writing on the Midway." In New Worlds, New Words: Exploring Pathways for Writing about and in Electronic Environments, edited by Dene Grigar and John Barbar. Hampton Press. 2001. ISBN: 1572733330

MOOs, Anarchitexture, Towards a New Threshold

Vitanza, Victor J. et al. "MOOs, Anarchitexture, Towards a New Threshold." In The Emerging CyberCulture: Literacy, Paradigm, and Paradox, edited by Stephanie Gibson, Ollie Oviedo. Hampton Press, 2000. ISBN: 1572731958

From Heuristic to Aleatory Procedures; or, Towards 'Writing the Accident'

Vitanza, Victor J. "From Heuristic to Aleatory Procedures; or, Towards 'Writing the Accident'." In Inventing a Discipline: Rhetoric Scholarship in Honor of Richard E. Young, edited by Maureen Daly Goggin. NCTE, 2000. ISBN: 0814123759

James A. Berlin

Vitanza, Victor J. "James A. Berlin." In 20th Century Rhetorics and Rhetoricians, edited by Michael Moran and Michelle Ballif. Greenwood Press, 2000. ISBN: 0313303916

Of MOOs, Folds, and Non-Reactionary Virtual Communities

Vitanza, Victor J. "Of MOOs, Folds, and Non-Reactionary Virtual Communities." In High Wired: On the Design, Use, and Theory of Educational MOOs, edited by Cynthia Haynes and Jan Homlevik. University of Michigan Press, 1998. ISBN: 047206665X

Love, Lust, Rhetorics (from Double Binds to Intensities)

Vitanza, Victor J. "Love, Lust, Rhetorics (from Double Binds to Intensities)." In Living Rhetoric and Composition: Stories of the Discipline, edited by Duane Roen, Stewart Brown and Theresa Enos. Routledge, 1998. ISBN: 0805823727

Historiographies of Rhetoric

Vitanza, Victor J. "Historiographies of Rhetoric." In Encyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition, edited by Theresa Enos. Routledge, 1996. ISBN: 0824072006

Logocentrism

Vitanza, Victor J. and Diane Mowery. "Logocentrism." In Encyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition, edited by Theresa Enos. Routledge, 1996. ISBN: 0824072006

Editor's Preface, Dedication, and Acknowledgement. (Dedication to Geo. Kennedy and K. Burke)

Vitanza, Victor J. "Editor's Preface, Dedication, and Acknowledgement. (Dedication to Geo. Kennedy and K. Burke)." In Writing Histories of Rhetoric. Southern Illinois University Press, 1994. ISBN: 0809319020

Taking A-Count of a (Future-Anterior) History of Rhetoric as 'Libidinalized Marxism' (A PM Pastiche)

Vitanza, Victor J. "Taking A-Count of a (Future-Anterior) History of Rhetoric as 'Libidinalized Marxism' (A PM Pastiche)." In Writing Histories of Rhetoric. Southern Illinois University Press, 1994. ISBN: 0809319020

After/Word: Preparing to meet the faces that 'we' will have met

Vitanza, Victor J. "After/Word: Preparing to meet the faces that 'we' will have met." In Writing Histories of Rhetoric.Southern Illinois University Press, 1994. ISBN: 0809319020

Historiographies of Rhetoric

Vitanza, Victor J. "Historiographies of Rhetoric." In Encyclopedia of English Language Arts, edited by Alan C. Purves. Scholastic, 1994. ISBN: 0590492683

Concerning a Post-Classical Ethos, as Para/Rhetorical Ethics, the 'Selphs,' and the Excluded Third

Vitanza, Victor J. "Concerning a Post-Classical Ethos, as Para/Rhetorical Ethics, the 'Selphs,' and the Excluded Third." In Ethos: New Essays in Rhetorical and Critical Theory, edited by James and Tita Baumlin. Southern Methodist University Press, 1994. ISBN: 0870743457

Threes

Vitanza, Victor J. "Threes." In Composition in Context: Essays in Honor of Donald C. Stewart, edited by W. Ross Winterowd and Vincent Gillespie. Southern Illinois University Press, 1994. ISBN: 0809318628

Retrospective/Prospective

Vitanza, Victor J. "Retrospective/Prospective." In PRE/TEXT: The First Decade. University of Pittsburgh Press, 1993. ISBN: 0822937638

The Rudiments of the History of Rhetoric and the Rhetorics of History

Vitanza, Victor J. "The Rudiments of the History of Rhetoric and the Rhetorics of History." In Rethinking the Rhetorical Tradition: Multidisciplinary Essays on the Rhetorical Tradition, edited by Takis Poulakos. Westview Press, 1993. ISBN: 0813318009

Three Countertheses: A Critical In(ter)vention into Composition Theories and Pedagogies

Vitanza, Victor J. "Three Countertheses: A Critical In(ter)vention into Composition Theories and Pedagogies." In Contending With Words: Composition and Rhetoric in a Postmodern Era, edited by J. Schilb and P. Harkin. Modern Language Association, 1991. ISBN: 0873523881

Two Propositions: On the Hermeneutics of Suspicion and on Writing the History of Rhetoric

Vitanza, Victor J. "Two Propositions: On the Hermeneutics of Suspicion and on Writing the History of Rhetoric." In Discourse Studies in Honor of James L. Kinneavy, edited by Rosalind J. Gabin. Studia Humanistica, 1989. ISBN: 0916379574

Invention, Serendipity, Catastrophe, and a Unified, Ironic Theory of Change: The Two Master and Two Mistress Tropes, with Attendant Offspring

Vitanza, Victor J. "Invention, Serendipity, Catastrophe, and a Unified, Ironic Theory of Change: The Two Master and Two Mistress Tropes, with Attendant Offspring." In Visions of Rhetoric: History, Theory and Criticism, edited by Charles W. Kneupper. Rhetoric Society of America, 1987. ASIN: B001LYWTVC

Articles

Imagine A Re-Thinking of Historiographies (of Rhetorics) as Atemporal, Anachronistic Post-Cinematic Practices

Vitanza, Victor J. "Imagine A Re-Thinking of Historiographies (of Rhetorics) as Atemporal, Anachronistic Post-Cinematic Practices." Rhetoric Society Quarterly Vol. 44, No. 3 (2014): 271-286.

"Writing the TIC," and "From Gallery to Webtext,"

Vitanza, Victor J. "Writing the TIC," and "From Gallery to Webtext." Kairos Vol. 12, No. 3, Summer (2008).

Reading an Event after Patty and Jim

Vitanza, Victor J. "Reading an Event after Patty and Jim." Works and Days 25 (2007): 129-134.

Some Meditations-Ruminations on Cheryl Glenn's Unspoken: A Rhetoric of Silence

Vitanza, Victor J. "Some Meditations-Ruminations on Cheryl Glenn's Unspoken: A Rhetoric of Silence." JAC 34 (2008): 793-818.

Abandoned to Writing: Notes Toward Several Provocations

Vitanza, Victor J. "Abandoned to Writing: Notes Toward Several Provocations." Enculturation: A Journal for Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture Vol. 5, No. 1 (2003).

Year Zero: Faciality': Redux

Vitanza, Victor J. "Year Zero: Faciality': Redux." Kairos Vol. 8, No. 2, Fall (2003).

Other of the Ear

Vitanza, Victor J. "Other of the Ear." frAme: Journal of Culture and Technology 5 (2001).

"Iterations with Victor Vitanza on MOOs: an interview on the theory of MOOs" and "MOOniversity: A Student's Guide to Online Learning Environments"

Vitanza, Victor J. "Iterations with Victor Vitanza on MOOs: an interview on the theory of MOOs," and "MOOniversity: A Student's Guide to Online Learning Environments." Kairos Vol. 5, No. 1 (2000).

CompoZing comPLIcating Processes

Vitanza, Victor J. "CompoZing comPLIcating Processes." PRE/TEXT: Electra(Lite) Vol. 3, No. 01 (1999-2000).

Potemkin-Repetition

Vitanza, Victor J. "Potemkin-Repetition." PRE/TEXT: Electra(Lite) Vol. 3, No. 01 (1999-2000).

Rock and-or-not Roll, Rhythm, Noise, and Processual Mediating-Vibrating Technologies

Vitanza, Victor J. "Rock and-or-not Roll, Rhythm, Noise, and Processual Mediating-Vibrating Technologies." Enculturation: A Journal for Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture Vol. 2, No. 2, Spring (1999).

the wasteland grows'; Or, What is 'Cultural Studies for Composition' and Why Must We Always Speak Good of It?

Vitanza, Victor J. "'the wasteland grows'; Or, What is 'Cultural Studies for Composition' and Why Must We Always Speak Good of It?" JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory Vol. 19, No. 4 (1999): 699-703.

The Hermeneutics of Abandonment

Vitanza, Victor J. "The Hermeneutics of Abandonment." Parallax Vol. 4, No. 4 (1998): 123-139.

Electricity III

Vitanza, Victor J. "Electricity III." PRETEXT: Electra(Lite) Vol. 1, No. 1 (1997).

Changing, with a paratheory of everything

Vitanza, Victor J. "Changing, with a paratheory of everything." CWRL Vol. 3, No. 1 (1997).

Aesthetics, Party Lines

Vitanza, Victor J. "Aesthetics, Party Lines." JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory Vol. 17, No. 3. (1997): 503-505.

Feminist Sophistic?

Vitanza, Victor J. "Feminist Sophistic?" JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory Vol. 15, No. 2 (1995): 321-349.

For Charles

Vitanza, Victor J. "For Charles." Rhetoric Society Quarterly Vol. 22, No. 3, Summer (1992): 1-5.

Some More' Notes, Toward a Third Sophistic

Vitanza, Victor J. "'Some More' Notes, Toward a Third Sophistic." Argumentation 5 (1991): 117-139.

An Open Letter to My 'Colligs': On Paraethics, Pararhetorics, and the Hysterical Turn

Vitanza, Victor J. "An Open Letter to My 'Colligs': On Paraethics, Pararhetorics, and the Hysterical Turn." PRE/TEXT Vol. 11, No. 3-4 (1990): 237-287.

What's 'at stake' in the Gorgian Fragment on Seriousness/Laughter

Vitanza, Victor J. "What's 'at stake' in the Gorgian Fragment on Seriousness/Laughter." PRE/TEXT Vol. 10, No. 1-2 (1989): 107-114.

Cackling with Tears in My Eyes; or, Some Responses to 'The Gang of Three': Scott-Leff-Kennedy

Vitanza, Victor J. "Cackling with Tears in My Eyes; or, Some Responses to 'The Gang of Three': Scott-Leff-Kennedy." Rhetoric Review Vol. 7, No. 1 (1988): 214-218.

The Politics of Historiography

Vitanza, Victor J. "The Politics of Historiography." Rhetoric Review Vol. 7, No. 1 (1988): 5-49.

Critical Sub/Versions of the History of Philosophical Rhetoric

Vitanza, Victor J. "Critical Sub/Versions of the History of Philosophical Rhetoric." Rhetoric Review Vol. 6, No. 1 (1987): 41-66.

Notes' Towards Historiographies of Rhetorics; or, The Rhetorics of the Histories of Rhetorics: Traditional, Revisionary, and Sub/Versive

Vitanza, Victor J. "'Notes' Towards Historiographies of Rhetorics; or, The Rhetorics of the Histories of Rhetorics: Traditional, Revisionary, and Sub/Versive." PRE/TEXT Vol. 8, No. 1-2, Spring-Summer (1987): 63-125.

Rhetoric's Past and Future: A Conversation with Edward P. J. Corbett

Vitanza, Victor J. "Rhetoric's Past and Future: A Conversation with Edward P. J. Corbett." PRE/TEXT Vol. 8, No. 3-4, Fall-Winter (1987): 247-264.

A Comment on 'Protocols, Retrospective Reports, and the Stream of Consciousness'

Vitanza, Victor J. "A Comment on 'Protocols, Retrospective Reports, and the Stream of Consciousness." College English. National Council of Teachers of English Vol. 49, No. 8 (1987): 926-928.

KB X 2: Preface 9

Vitanza, Victor J. "KB X 2: Preface 9." PRE/TEXT Vol. 6, No. 3-4 (1985): 121-129.

A Mal-Lingering Thought (Tragic-Comedic) About KB's Visit

Vitanza, Victor J. "A Mal-Lingering Thought (Tragic-Comedic) About KB's Visit." PRE/TEXT Vol. 6, No. 3-4 (1985): 163-167.

Rhetoric, Cookery, and Recipes: Preface 2

Vitanza, Victor J. "Rhetoric, Cookery, and Recipes: Preface 2." PRE/TEXT Vol. I, No. 1-2 (1980): 204-214.

A Tagmemic Organizational Heuristic for the Whole Composition

Vitanza, Victor J. "A Tagmemic Organizational Heuristic for the Whole Composition." College Composition and Communication 30 (1979): 270-274.

The Question of Poe's Narrators': Perverseness Considered Once Again

Vitanza, Victor J. "'The Question of Poe's Narrators': Perverseness Considered Once Again." American Transcendental Quarterly: A Journal of New England Writers 38 (1978): 137-149.

Teaching a Senior Seminar in the Analysis of Prose Style

Vitanza, Victor J. "Teaching a Senior Seminar in the Analysis of Prose Style." College English Association Forum 8, April (1978): 7-8.

A Comprehensive Survey of Course Offerings in the Study of Literary Style in American Colleges and Universities

Vitanza, Victor J. "A Comprehensive Survey of Course Offerings in the Study of Literary Style in American Colleges and Universities." Style Vol. 12, No. 1, Fall (1978).

The Novelist as Topologist: John Barth's Lost in the Funhouse

Vitanza, Victor J. "The Novelist as Topologist: John Barth's Lost in the Funhouse." Texas Studies in Literature and Language Vol. 19, No. 1 (1977): 83-97.

Melville's Redburn and Emerson's 'General Education of the Eye'

Vitanza, Victor J. "Melville's Redburn and Emerson's 'General Education of the Eye." Emerson Society Quarterly 21 (1975): 40-45.

Edgar Allan Poe's The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym: An Anatomy of Perverseness

Vitanza, Victor J. "Edgar Allan Poe's The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym: An Anatomy of Perverseness." Etudes Anglaises Vol. 27, No. 1 (1974): 26-37.