A Companion to Rhetoric and Rhetorical Criticism

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Walter Jost, Wendy Olmsted
Wiley, Feb 23, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 522 pages
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A Companion to Rhetoric offers the first major survey in two decades of the field of rhetorical studies and of the practice of rhetorical theory and criticism across a range of disciplines.

  • Assesses rhetoric’s place in the larger intellectual universe.
  • Focuses on the practical side of rhetoric, looking at specific works, problems and figures.
  • Provides examples of rhetoric from ancient times to the present day.
  • Written by leading scholars from a variety of different fields.

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Walter Jost teaches in the English Department at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Wendy Olmsted teaches in the Humanities Division at the University of Chicago.

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