Modern Rhetorical Criticism
Roderick P. Hart, Suzanne M. Daughton
Pearson/Allyn & Bacon, 2005 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 374 pages
A comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to the analysis of public rhetoric, "Modern Rhetorical Criticism" teaches readers how to examine and interpret rhetorical situations, ideas, arguments, structure, and style. The text covers a wide range of critical techniques, from cultural and dramatistic analysis to feminist and Marxist approaches. A wealth of original criticism demonstrates how to analyze such diverse forms as junk mail, congressional debates, and traffic regulations, as well as literature. This long-awaited revision contains new coverage of mass media, feminist criticism, and European criticism.
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About the Authors
Suzanne M. Daughton teaches courses in rhetorical theory and criticism and gender studies at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. She has served on several editorial boards and as editor of "Women's Studies in Communication." Samples of her work have appeared in "Women's Studies in Communication," the "Quarterly Journal of Speech," and "Critical Studies in Mass Communication."