Defining the new rhetorics

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Sage Publications, 1993 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 265 pages
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The evolutionary nature of what is called the New Rhetorics both sustains and hinders rhetoric as a discipline. This original collection aims to locate and extend the various perceptions of the New Rhetorics in order to fully apply their richness and utility to composition studies and related disciplines. The contributors have provided a wide-ranging overview of contemporary rhetoric including perceptions of rhetoric as they pertain to argument, metaphor, ethics, philosophy, science, technology, linguistics, gender, cognitive studies, culture and literary theory.

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Contents

A Contention Over the Term Rhetoric
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Some Issues in Dating the Birth of
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A Multimodal
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Copyright

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Theresa Enos is an associate professor of English at the University of Arizona. Editor of "Rhetoric Review, "her most recent book is "Encyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition: Communication from Ancient Times to the Information Age. "She edited "Learning from the Rhetorics of History: Essays in Honor of Winifred Bryan Horner, "also available from Southern Illinois University Press.

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