History And Theory Of Rhetoric

History And Theory Of Rhetoric

History And Theory Of Rhetoric

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 : James A. Herrick
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2015-08-27
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9781317347842


The History And Theory Of Rhetoric

The History And Theory Of Rhetoric

The History and Theory of Rhetoric offers an accessible discussion of the history of rhetorical studies in the Western tradition, from ancient Greece to contemporary American and European theorists. By tracing the historical progression of rhetoric from the Greek Sophists of the fifth century B.C. to contemporary studies - such as the rhetoric of science and feminist rhetoric - this book teaches what rhetoric is and what unites differing rhetorical theories throughout history. The History and Theory of Rhetoric uses concise contemporary examples throughout and emphasizes the relevance of rhetoric to today's readers. For anyone interested in Rhetorical Theory.

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Genre : Rhetoric
Author : James A. Herrick
Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
Release : 2001
Total Pages : 303 Pages
ISBN : UCSC:32106011375323


The History And Theory Of Rhetoric

The History And Theory Of Rhetoric

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 : James A. Herrick
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2015-08-07
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9781317347835


The History And Theory Of Rhetoric

The History And Theory Of Rhetoric

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 : James Herrick
Publisher : Pearson Higher Ed
Release : 2012-06-20
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9780205921300


Property And Persuasion

Property And Persuasion

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 : Carol M Rose
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2019-09-05
Total Pages : 318 Pages
ISBN : 9781000308358


History And Theory Of Rhetoric

History And Theory Of Rhetoric

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Author : James A. Herrick
Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
Release : 1997-01-01
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : 0137782004


Rhetoric And Kairos

Rhetoric And Kairos

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 : Phillip Sipiora
Publisher : SUNY Press
Release : 2012-02-01
Total Pages : 320 Pages
ISBN : 9780791489383


The Ends Of Rhetoric

The Ends Of Rhetoric

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 : John B. Bender
Publisher : Stanford University Press
Release : 1990
Total Pages : 238 Pages
ISBN : 0804718180


Style

Style

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 : Brian Ray
Publisher : Parlor Press LLC
Release : 2014-11-01
Total Pages : 278 Pages
ISBN : 9781602356146


A New History Of Classical Rhetoric

A New History Of Classical Rhetoric

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 : George A. Kennedy
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Release : 2009-07-01
Total Pages : 336 Pages
ISBN : 9781400821471