History And Theory Of Rhetoric

History And Theory Of Rhetoric

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The History and Theory of Rhetoric offers discussion of the history of rhetorical studies in the Western tradition, from ancient Greece to contemporary American and European theorists that is easily accessible to students. By tracing the historical progression of rhetoric from the Greek Sophists of the 5th Century B.C. all the way to contemporary studies–such as the rhetoric of science and feminist rhetoric–this comprehensive text helps students understand how persuasive public discourse performs essential social functions and shapes our daily worlds. Students gain conceptual framework for evaluating and practicing persuasive writing and speaking in a wide range of settings and in both written and visual media. Known for its clear writing style and contemporary examples throughout, The History and Theory of Rhetoric emphasizes the relevance of rhetoric to today's students.

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Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Author by : James A. Herrick
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2015-08-27
File : 304 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781317347842


The History And Theory Of Rhetoric

The History And Theory Of Rhetoric

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The History and Theory of Rhetoric offers discussion of the history of rhetorical studies in the Western tradition, from ancient Greece to contemporary American and European theorists that is easily accessible to students. By tracing the historical progression of rhetoric from the Greek Sophists of the 5th Century B.C. all the way to contemporary studies–such as the rhetoric of science and feminist rhetoric–this comprehensive text helps students understand how persuasive public discourse performs essential social functions and shapes our daily worlds. Students gain conceptual framework for evaluating and practicing persuasive writing and speaking in a wide range of settings and in both written and visual media. Known for its clear writing style and contemporary examples throughout, The History and Theory of Rhetoric emphasizes the relevance of rhetoric to today's students.

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Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Author by : James A. Herrick
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2015-08-07
File : 304 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781317347835


The History And Theory Of Rhetoric

The History And Theory Of Rhetoric

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Updated in its 5th edition, The History and Theory of Rhetoric offers discussion of the history of rhetorical studies in the Western tradition, from ancient Greece to contemporary American and European theorists that is easily accessible to readers.This comprehensive text helps readers understand how persuasive public discourse performs essential social functions and shapes our daily worlds. . Known for its clear writing style and contemporary examples throughout, The History and Theory of Rhetoric emphasizes the relevance of rhetoric to today's readers.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author by : James Herrick
Publisher : Pearson Higher Ed
Release : 2012-06-20
File : 304 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780205921300


The History And Theory Of Rhetoric

The History And Theory Of Rhetoric

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By tracing the traditional progression of rhetoric from the Greek Sophists to contemporary theorists, this textbook gives students a conceptual framework for evaluating and practicing persuasive writing and speaking in a wide range of settings and in both written and visual media. The book’s expansive historical purview illustrates how persuasive public discourse performs essential social functions and shapes our daily worlds, drawing on the ideas of some of history’s greatest thinkers and theorists. The seventh edition includes greater attention to non-Western rhetorics, feminist rhetorics, the rhetoric of science, and European and American critical theory. Known for its clear writing style and contemporary examples throughout, The History and Theory of Rhetoric emphasizes the relevance of rhetoric to today’s students. This revised edition serves as a core textbook for rhetoric courses in both English and communication programs covering both the historical tradition of rhetoric and contemporary rhetoric studies. This edition includes an instructor’s manual and practice quizzes for students at www.routledge.com/cw/herrick

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Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Author by : James A. Herrick
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2020-12-29
File : 340 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781000288759


Property And Persuasion

Property And Persuasion

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With socialism largely discredited in recent years, the moral and legal status of private property has become an increasingly important area for discussion in contemporary political and social thought. Offering a contribution to legal theory, and to political and social philosophy, this work examines the two currently dominant traditions - those of neo-conservative utilitarianism and liberal communitarianism - emphasizing the strengths of both approaches and laying the groundwork for a theory to bridge the gap between them.

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Genre : Social Science
Author by : Carol M Rose
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2019-09-05
File : 318 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781000308358


The Ends Of Rhetoric

The Ends Of Rhetoric

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The discipline of rhetoric - adapted through a wide range of reformulations to the specific requirements of Greek, Roman, Medieval, and Renaissance societies - dominated European education and discourse, whether public or private, for more than two thousand years. The end of classical rhetoric's domination was brought about by a combination of social and cultural transformations that occured between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries. Concurrent with the 'theory boom' of recent decades, rhetoric has appeared as a center of discussion in the humanities and social sciences. Rhetorical inquiry, as it is thought and practiced today, occurs in an interdisciplinary matrix that touches on philosophy, linguistics, communication studies, psychoanalysis, cognitive science, sociology, anthropology, and political theory. Rhetoric is now an area of study without accepted certainties, a territory not yet parceled into topical subdivisions, a mode of discourse that adheres to no fixed protocols. It is a noisy field in the cybernetic sense of the term: a fertile ground for creative innovation. This volume embodies the interdisciplinary character of rhetoric. The essays draw on wide-ranging conceptual resources, and combine historical, theoretical, and practical points of view. The contributors develop a variety of perspectives on the central concepts of rhetorical theory, on the work of some of its major proponents, and on the breaks and continuities of its history. The spectrum of thematic concern is broad, extending from the Greek polis to the multi-ethnic city of modern America, from Aristotle to poststructuralism, from questions of figural language to problems of persuasion and interaction. But a common interdisciplinary interest runs through all the essays: the effort to rethink rhetoric within the contemporary epistemological situation. In this sense, the book opens new possibilities for research within the human sciences.

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Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Author by : John B. Bender
Publisher : Stanford University Press
Release : 1990
File : 238 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0804718180


Rhetoric And Kairos

Rhetoric And Kairos

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The first comprehensive discussion of the history, theory, and practice of kairos: that is of the role “timeliness” or “right-timing” plays in human deliberation, speech, and action.

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Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Author by : Phillip Sipiora
Publisher : SUNY Press
Release : 2012-02-01
File : 320 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780791489383


Style

Style

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Style: An Introduction to History, Theory, Research, and Pedagogy conducts an in-depth investigation into the long and complex evolution of style in the study of rhetoric and writing. The theories, research methods, and pedagogies covered here offer a conception of style as more than decoration or correctness—views that are still prevalent in many college settings as well as in public discourse.

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Genre : Literary Criticism
Author by : Brian Ray
Publisher : Parlor Press LLC
Release : 2014-11-01
File : 278 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781602356153


A New History Of Classical Rhetoric

A New History Of Classical Rhetoric

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George Kennedy's three volumes on classical rhetoric have long been regarded as authoritative treatments of the subject. This new volume, an extensive revision and abridgment of The Art of Persuasion in Greece, The Art of Rhetoric in the Roman World, and Greek Rhetoric under Christian Emperors, provides a comprehensive history of classical rhetoric, one that is sure to become a standard for its time. Kennedy begins by identifying the rhetorical features of early Greek literature that anticipated the formulation of "metarhetoric," or a theory of rhetoric, in the fifth and fourth centuries b.c.e. and then traces the development of that theory through the Greco-Roman period. He gives an account of the teaching of literary and oral composition in schools, and of Greek and Latin oratory as the primary rhetorical genre. He also discusses the overlapping disciplines of ancient philosophy and religion and their interaction with rhetoric. The result is a broad and engaging history of classical rhetoric that will prove especially useful for students and for others who want an overview of classical rhetoric in condensed form.

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Genre : Literary Criticism
Author by : George A. Kennedy
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Release : 2009-07-01
File : 336 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781400821471


Rhetoric In The Middle Ages

Rhetoric In The Middle Ages

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Genre : Rhetoric, Ancient
Author by : James Jerome Murphy
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Release : 1981-01-01
File : 395 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0520044061