The CCCC Bibliography of Composition and Rhetoric, published for the Conference on College Composition and Communication, offers teachers and researchers an annual classified listing of scholarship on written English and its teaching at the college level. The 1992 volume lists and annotates 1,656 articles, books, dissertations, and papers that, with few exceptions, were published during the 1992 calendar year. A group of 149 contributing bibliographers prepared the citations and annotations for the entries appearing in this volume. The CCCC Bibliography includes an index of authors and editors, a subject index, and entries cross-referenced according to subject matter.
Considerably more comprehensive than other bibliographies in composition studies, the CCCC Bibliography of Composition and Rhetoric draws upon a large group of experts in the field to aid teachers and researchers in sorting through a vast body of interdisciplinary material, making their work easier and more effective.
Further, the range of texts represented in the CCCC Bibliography has been expanded to include a greater number of entries dealing with feminism, critical theory, technology, and cultural studies as they relate to composition and rhetoric. Each document is cited and annotated only once under one of the five major sections of the CCCC Bibliography. Each entry, however, receives an "entry number" so that cross-references to other sections are possible. This feature is especially useful because much scholarship in composition and rhetoric is interdisciplinary in nature. Cross-references appear as a listing of entry numbers, preceded by "See also," found at the ends of subsections.
Entries appear under five major categories: bibliographies and checklists; theory and research; teacher education, administration, and social roles; curriculum; and testing, measurement, and evaluation. Although the CCCC Bibliography excludes master’s theses, textbooks, computer software, and book reviews from its coverage, it furnishes citations to review essays, articles appearing in some 228 journals, scholarly monographs and essay collections, dissertations abstracted in Dissertation Abstracts International, and selected documents and conference materials available through ERIC.