Rhetoric/Composition & Disability Studies Comprehensive Exams Reading List

It took me a few months, but here they are. I struggled to pull these lists together, until my friends and colleagues began to share their own exam reading lists with me and it was a massive, massive help. So I promised myself I’d post mine online so that other grad students could benefit from them.

Below are the rationales and reading lists for my Comprehensive Exams in Rhetoric/Composition and Disability Studies. I’m currently in my third year of a PhD program at the University of Connecticut. At UConn, the number of texts we are expected to include in our reading lists is, in my limited experience, significantly higher than it is in other English or Rhet/Comp programs.

If you find something I’ve neglected to include–especially if it combines the two disciplines–feel free to comment or email me!

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