By Adam J. Banks
A couple of compositionists, together with Johndan Johnson-Eilola and Stuart Selber, have used the tropes of "mix" and "remix" to provide an explanation for electronic writing practices—and have even observed the present age as "remix culture." Banks (Univ. of Kentucky) asks "what we would study from the rhetorical practices and traditions of the tradition that gave us the remix." He hyperlinks print, oral, and electronic productions in ways in which find African American discursive practices on the middle of electronic rhetoric, and he argues that the DJ is a griot, or electronic storyteller, via whom African American rhetoric may be reimaged in a brand new century. within the book's 5 chapters, the writer explores how the tropes of "mix," "remix," and "mixtape" tell numerous texts and areas. In bankruptcy four, for instance, he considers black theology as a "mixtape movement" that synthesizes integrationist and nationalist traditions. He additionally deals shout-outs in each one bankruptcy to electronic griot tasks. This groundbreaking booklet is necessary and well timed, suggesting new instructions within the examine of either African American rhetoric and electronic rhetoric. Summing Up: Graduate scholars, researchers, school.