The Viability of the Rhetorical Tradition

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Richard Graff, Arthur E. Walzer, Janet Atwill
SUNY Press, Jan 28, 2005 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 203 pages
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"The Viability of the Rhetorical Tradition reconsiders the relationship between rhetorical theory, practice, and pedagogy. Continuing the line of questioning begun in the 1980s, contributors examine the duality of a rhetorical canon in determining if past practice can make us more (or less) able to address contemporary concerns. Also examined is the role of tradition as a limiting or inspiring force, rhetoric as a discipline, rhetoric's contribution to interest in civic education and citizenship, and the possibilities digital media offer to scholars of rhetoric."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  

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Contents

DeCanonizing Ancient Rhetoric
61
Rhetoric and Civic Virtue
75
Civic Humanism a Postmortem?
141
Rhetoric in the Age of Cognitive Science
159
Contributors
195
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About the author (2005)

Richard Graff is Assistant Professor of Rhetoric at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

Arthur E. Walzer is Professor of Rhetoric at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities and the author of George Campbell: Rhetoric in the Age of Enlightenment, also published by SUNY Press.

Janet M. Atwill is Associate Professor of English at The University of Tennessee at Knoxville and coeditor (with Janice M. Lauer) of Perspectives on Rhetorical Invention.

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