The History and Theory of Rhetoric Book

The History and Theory of Rhetoric


  • Author : James A. Herrick
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-08-07
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 297
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317347842

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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.

The History and Theory of Rhetoric Book

The History and Theory of Rhetoric


  • Author : James A. Herrick
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-08-07
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 545
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317347835

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The History and Theory of Rhetoric Excerpt :

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.

The History and Theory of Rhetoric Book

The History and Theory of Rhetoric


  • Author : James Herrick
  • Publisher : Pearson Higher Ed
  • Release Date : 2012-06-20
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 297
  • ISBN 10 : 9780205921300

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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.

The History and Theory of Rhetoric Book

The History and Theory of Rhetoric


  • Author : James A Herrick
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-12-30
  • Genre: Rhetoric
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 0367427346

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The History and Theory of Rhetoric Excerpt :

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

Style Book

Style


  • Author : Brian Ray
  • Publisher : Parlor Press LLC
  • Release Date : 2014-11-01
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 278
  • ISBN 10 : 9781602356146

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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.

Rhetoric and Kairos Book

Rhetoric and Kairos


  • Author : Phillip Sipiora
  • Publisher : State University of New York Press
  • Release Date : 2012-02-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 273
  • ISBN 10 : 9780791489383

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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.

The Ends of Rhetoric Book
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The Ends of Rhetoric


  • Author : John B. Bender
  • Publisher : Stanford University Press
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN 10 : 0804718180

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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.

Property And Persuasion Book

Property And Persuasion


  • Author : Carol M Rose
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-09-05
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 318
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000308358

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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.

Rhetoric in the Middle Ages Book

Rhetoric in the Middle Ages


  • Author : James Jerome Murphy
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1981-01-01
  • Genre: Rhetoric, Ancient
  • Pages : 418
  • ISBN 10 : 0520044061

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A New History of Classical Rhetoric Book

A New History of Classical Rhetoric


  • Author : George A. Kennedy
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 1994-11-06
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 313
  • ISBN 10 : 9780691000596

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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.

What is Rhetoric  Book

What is Rhetoric


  • Author : Michel Meyer
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 267
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199691821

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This book offers a new approach to the principles and functioning of rhetoric. In everyday life, we often debate issues or simply discuss questions. Rhetoric is the way in which we answer questions in an interpersonal context, when we want to have an effect on those with whom we are communicating. They can be convinced or charmed, persuaded or influenced, and the language used can range from reasoning to the sharing of narratives, literary or otherwise. What is Rhetoric? provides a breakthrough in the field, offering a systematic and unified view of the topic. The book combines the social aspects of rhetoric, such as the negotiation of distance between speakers, with the theory of emotions. All the principal authors from Plato and Aristotle to contemporary theorists are integrated into Michel Meyer's 'problematological' conception of rhetoric, based on the primacy of questioning and answering in language and thought.

Propaganda and Rhetoric in Democracy Book

Propaganda and Rhetoric in Democracy


  • Author : Gae Lyn Henderson
  • Publisher : SIU Press
  • Release Date : 2016-10-05
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN 10 : 9780809335060

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Edited by Gae Lyn Henderson and M. J. Braun, Propaganda and Rhetoric in Democracy: History, Theory, Analysis advances our understanding of propaganda and rhetoric.

Theorizing Histories of Rhetoric Book

Theorizing Histories of Rhetoric


  • Author : Michelle Ballif
  • Publisher : SIU Press
  • Release Date : 2013-02-25
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 238
  • ISBN 10 : 9780809332113

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During the decades of the 1980s and 1990s, historians of rhetoric, composition, and communication vociferously theorized historiographical motivations and methodologies for writing histories in their fields. After this fertile period of rich, contested, and impassioned theorization, scholars busily undertook the composition of numerous historical works, complicating master narratives and recovering silenced voices and rhetorical practices. Yet, though historians in these fields have gone about the business of writing histories, the discussion of theorization has been quiet. In this welcome volume, fifteen scholars consider, once again, the theory of historiography, asking difficult questions about the purposes and methodologies of writing histories of rhetoric, broadly defined, and questioning what it means, what it should mean, what it could mean to write histories of rhetoric, composition, and communication. Normal.dotm 0 0 1 264 1508 SIU Press 12 3 1851 12.0 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;} The topics addressed include the privileging of the literary and the textual over material artifacts as prime sources of evidence in the study of classical rhetoric, the use of rhetorical hermeneutics as a methodology for interpreting past practices, the investigation of feminist methodologies that do not fit into the dominant modes of feminist historiographical work and the examination of archives with a queer eye to better

The History of Rhetoric and the Rhetoric of History Book

The History of Rhetoric and the Rhetoric of History


  • Author : Nancy S. Struever
  • Publisher : Variorum
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 358
  • ISBN 10 : 0754659992

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Looks at contemporary historians employing rhetorical constructs and tactics and at contemporary accounts of the employment of rhetorical pedagogical material and theoretical texts in medieval and Renaissance cultural practices. This book also considers change and continuity in the rhetorical exploitation's of genre forms in cultural programs.

Writing Groups Book

Writing Groups


  • Author : Anne Ruggles Gere
  • Publisher : SIU Press
  • Release Date : 1987-04-10
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 184
  • ISBN 10 : 9780809313549

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Drawing on previously unpublished archival materials as well as historical accounts of American education and the self-help tradition of education in the United States, this book examines the origins, theoretical bases, and implications of writing groups. Following an introduction that points out the varied circumstances under which writing groups develop, the book looks into writing groups from three points of view. The first section deals with history, and contains chapters on writing groups inside academic institutions--such as college literary societies like Harvard's Spy Club and Hasty Pudding Club--and groups outside of academic institutions, which started out mainly as mutual improvement groups and are still prevalent. In the second section, which covers writing group theory, are chapters on collaborative learning (as opposed to the common image of writing in isolation) and theories of language development (mainly Marxist and structuralist). Implications of writing groups are the focus of the third section, which includes a chapter of suggestions for writing group formation and activities, and a chapter on theories of literacy that concentrates on its social aspects. Two extensive bibliographies are included: the first is an annotated list of primary sources which is organized by year, while the second is an alphabetical listing of works consulted. (SKC)