By appointment only
- 17th Century Language and Literature
- Diaspora Literature
Dr. Tebeaux interests include 17th Century Literature, Business Writing, and Technical Writing.
Honors and Awards:
Tebeaux, Elizabeth. The Essentials of Technical Communication. Oxford University
Tebeaux, Elizabeth. The Flowering of a Tradition.
The Flowering of a Tradition, which describes the development of technical, or practical, writing in England during the
Tebeaux, Elizabeth. The Emergence of a Tradition.
Examining books on different topics as these appeared during the Renaissance allows us to see developments in the use of
- “Visual Language: Format and Page Design in English Renaissance Technical Writing,” Journal of Business and Technical Communication, 5 (July 1991): 246‑274.
- “The Emergence of the Feminine Voice” by Journal of Advanced Composition, 15.1, with Mary M. Lay (1995): 53‑82.
- “The Voices of English women Technical Writers, 1641-1700: Imprints in the Evolution of Modern English Prose Style,” Technical Communication Quarterly, 7.2 (1998): 125-152.
- “Pillaging the Tombs of Noncanonical Texts: Technical Writing and the Evolution of English Style.” Journal of Business and Technical Communication, 18.2 (2004): 165-197
- “Instructions: The Oldest Form of Technical Writing: From Oral to Textual Instructions in English Estate Management, 1200-1700,” Technical Communication Quarterly, 19.4: 2010:
- “Women and Technical Writing, 1475-1700: Technology, Literacy, and Development of a Genre.” Women, Science and Medicine, 1500-1700 and Science. In Honor of the 500th Anniversary of Gresham College. Eds. Lynette Hunter, Margaret Pelling, and Sarah Hutton. University of Leeds. Sutton: United Kingdom, (1997): 29-62.
- “Safety Warnings in Tractor Operation Manuals, 1920-1980: Manuals and Warnings Don’t Always Work. Journal of Technical Writing and Communication. 40.1 (2010): 3-28.
- “Tractor Operator Manuals: It’s Readability That’s Missing. “ Journal of Agricultural Health and Safety,” 26 (2010): 3:1-23.