The triumph of substance over style (via).
ENGL328 Writing, Style, and Technology (3 credits)
An advanced writing course that explores a range of styles for multiple
purposes, audiences, and technologies. Applications of word processing,
online discussion, and Internet resources will be integrated with
Derek N. Mueller, PhD
Office: 612M Pray-Harrold
Winter 2010 office hours: MW, 10-11 a.m., Tu., 9-Noon,
and by appointment
Phone: (315) 708-3940 (cell)
"Neither The Elements of Style nor any other style book can be the definitive text on writing in every genre or media." —ENGL328 student, Fall 2009
"We concentrate on utility at the expense of joie
de vivre. And we then
wonder, as de Tocqueville prophesied we would, why life has lost its savor"
(19). —Richard Lanham, Style: An Anti-textbook
"Let us collectively raise the level of discourse online. What starts as a relentless tide of simple-minded chatter resembles the most perfect wave of literary turbulence under the right conditions" (89). —Dom Sagolla, 140 Characters: A Style Guide for the Short Form
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