New Books and Articles--2008--UPDATED

Below is a list of the new books and articles on Kenneth Burke or applying Burkean theories that the editors were able to glean from the presses in 2008. This is the most current listing of Burke work available. Articles listed here are in addition to those printed in the KB Journal. Please send other relevant publication information to Elizabeth Weiser,


Weiser, M. Elizabeth. Burke, War, Words: Rhetoricizing Dramatism. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2008.


Ahmed, Rukhsana. "Interface of Political Opportunism and Islamic Extremism in Bangladesh: Rhetorical Identification in Government Response." Communication Studies 60.1 (2008): 82-96.

Anderson, Dana. "Burke Is Dead: Long Live Burke!" College Composition and Communication 60.2: W2-w10.

Conrad, Charles, and Ryan Malphurs. "Are We There Yet? Are We There Yet?" Management Communication Quarterly 22.1 (2008): 123-146.

Davis, Diane. "Identification: Burke and Freud on Who You Are." Rhetoric Society Quarterly (RSQ) 38.2 (2008): 123-147.

DePalma, Michael-John, Jeffrey M. Ringer, and Jim Webber. "Re)Charting the (Dis)Courses of Faith and Politics, or Rhetoric and Democracy in the Burkean Barnyard." Rhetoric Society Quarterly (RSQ) 38.3 (2008): 311-334.

Jack, Jordynn. "Kenneth Burke's Constabulary Rhetoric: Sociorhetorical Critique in Attitudes toward History." Rhetoric Society Quarterly (RSQ) 38.1 (2008): 66-81.

Hawhee, Debra. "The Squirm." College Composition and Communication 60.2: W10-w19.

Holdstein, Deborah H. "Rethinking Kenneth Burke's 'Questions and Answers about the Pentad'." College Composition and Communication 60.2: W1-w29.

Kaylor, Brian T. "A Burkean Poetic Frames Analysis of the 2004 Presidential Ads." Communication Quarterly 56.2 (2008): 168-183.

Olson, Christa. "Burke's Attitude Problem." College Composition and Communication 60.2: W19-w29.

Rowe, Jane Bloodworth. "Culture, Progress and the Media: The Shad as Synecdoche in Environmental News Coverage." Environmental Communication 2.3 (2008): 362-378.

Sabre, J. M.; Hamburger, S. “A case for item-level indexing: the Kenneth Burke papers at the Pennsylvania State University.” Journal of Archival Organization 6.1-2 (2008): 24-46.

Stob, Paul. "Terministic Screens, Social Constructionism, and the Language of Experience: Kenneth Burke's Utilization of William James.” Philosophy & Rhetoric 41.2 (May 2008): 130-152.

Veach, Grace L. "What the Spirit Know: Charles Williams and Kenneth Burke." Mythlore: A Journal of J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature 26.3-4 (2008): 117-128.

Wible, Scott. "Professor Burke's 'Bennington Project.'" Rhetoric Society Quarterly (RSQ) 38.3: 259-282.