Craig Stroupe | Associate Professor of Information Design | Department of Writng Studies | 1201 Ordean Court # 420 | University of Minnesota Duluth | Duluth, MN 55812 | 218-726-6249 | fax 218-726-6882 | cstroupe@d.umn.edu

 

ideas

This page provides a searchable database of critical ideas from English, composition, cultural studies, and information design to support my classes at the University of Minnesota Duluth. What follows are a few sample pages.



A B C
Author Function (Foucault)
Base and Superstructure (Marx)
Beginnings (Landow/Said)
Believing and Doubting Game
(Peter Elbow)
Buildings, Likable (Winifred Gallagher)
Cinematography, Editing, Miise-en-Scene (Psycho)
Cognitive Mapping (Fredric Jameson)
Community Building on the Web (Amy Jo Kim)
Critical Focus
Cubism (as Web-site design theory)
Culture
Cultural Codes
Cultural Work

D E F
Definitions
Diachronic/Synchronic
Dialectical Thinking and Moral Positions
Dialogic Narrative (Mikhail Bahktin)
Diaogical Tension and Meaning (Fallout 3() Diegesis
Discourse (James Kinneavy)
Discourse to Categorize Literary Theories (Kinneavy) Displacement
Iconic vs. Elaborated Discourse
Ethos
Form as World View (Mikhail Bahktin)
Free Culture (Lawrence Lessig)

G H I
Glocalization
History
History and Time
Iconic and Elaborated Literary Styles (.doc)
Identity
ideology
Informational vs. Literary Discourse

J K L
Liberal Humanism (pdf)
Literature, the Place of
Logos

M N O
Manifestos, Theory of Method or "CATTt" (Greg Ulmer)
Scott McCloud's 6 Transitions(image)
Scott McCloud's Pyramid of Visual Styles(image)
New Media Tropes
Narrative Theory of Discovery (Hayden White)

P Q R
Pathos
Picture Book
Plot
Position
Postcards (Intellectual Postcards)
Professional-Managerial Class (PMC)
Psycho: Cinematography, Editing, Miise-en-Scene
Repetition of Images
Representational Space
Rhizome

S T U
'Scape
Scholarship as Authorship
Story
Subjectivity vs. Identity
Synchronic/Diachronic
Theory (Uses of): Einstein's Compass
Time and History
Totem-Pole Model of Page Design
Trope
Unintended Consequences (Starlings)

V W X Y Z

Visual Hierarchy
Web Design as Design (Siegel's "We Felt Like Pirates")
Writing for the Web (12 Quick Principles)

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