Rhetoric: Concepts, Definitions, Boundaries

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Allyn and Bacon, Jan 1, 1995 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 835 pages
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*HA02, Rhetoric: Concepts, Definitions, Boundaries, William A. Covino(University of Illinois at Chicago), David A. Jolliffe(University of Illinois at Chicago), U1581-0, 640 pp., 6 1/8 x 9 1/4, 0-02-325321-5, paperbound, 1995, $22.50nk, August*/RHETORIC provides a comprehensive overview of the major concepts of rhetorical theory, developed throughout history to the present. The text is divided into four parts: an introduction, defining rhetoric conceptually and historically and interrogating the definitions it proposes; a glossary, providing explanations of important concepts, periods, and individuals; a selection of perspectives by major scholars; and a collection of 13 readings and related commentaries, focusing on the relationship of rhetoric to other fields.

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Contents

glossary of major concepts
27
Sarah and Angelina Grimke
56
perspectives on the history
101
Stanley Fish Rhetoric
122
The Future of Rhetoric
141
Ancient and Medieval Rhetoric
165
A Grimaldi The Aristotelian Topics
184
The Book of Memory
199
Richard E Vatz The Myth of the Rhetorical Situation
461
Linguistic and Architectonic Signs
471
David Bordwell Interpretation as Rhetoric
478
Leland Poagues Links in
484
Rhetoric and Literary Criticism
497
Elizabeth A Flynn Composing as a Woman
517
Schuster Mikhail Bahktin as Rhetorical Theorist
530
Rhetoric and Science
565

RENAISSANCE RHETORIC
213
Victoria Kahn Humanist Rhetoric
229
Sister Miriam Joseph Shakespeares Use of the Renaissance Theory
243
Nan Johnson Habits of Eloquence
249
Robert J Connors The Rise and Fall of the Modes of Discourse
282
Man Cannot Speak For Her A Critical
294
Lloyd F Bitzer The Rhetorical Situation
300
Derrida Feyerabend Geertz
311
Two Conferences
323
Hirsch Jr The Decline of Teaching Cultural Literacy
336
Henry Louis Gates Jr Integrating the American Mind
342
Rhetoric and NonWestern Culture
350
Kristopher Kowal Reading Laotzu as Rhetoric
364
Laotzu Excerpts from the Tao Te Ching
374
Rhetoric Feminism and Gender Studies
395
The historical search for a Great
411
Christine de Pizan From The Book of
419
The Wickedary
425
Rhetoric and Philosophy
433
Andrea Nye Words of Power and the Power of Words
441
An Attenuation
452
Paul Feyerabend From Against Method
576
Rhetoric and Linguistics
595
Essayist Literacy
603
Frank Smith Information and Uncertainty
612
Donald Lemen Clark The Progymnasmata
620
Melinda Fine You Cant Just Say That the Only Ones Who Can Speak
632
A Peda
651
Rhetoric and Literacy
664
Harriet Malinowitz The Rhetoric of Empowerment in Writing Pro
679
Eric A Havelock The Coming of Literate Communication to Western
690
William A Covino Magic Literacy and the National Enquirer
699
Rhetoric and Composition
712
James Berlin Rhetoric and Ideology in the Writing Class
734
Janet Emig Writing as a Mode of Learning
752
Rhetoric and Technology
760
Douglas Hofstadter Are Computers SuperFlexible
779
George Landow Ms Austens Submission
785
Rhetoric and Oratory
791
Ronald K Burke Eight Alabama Clergy
819
Index
827
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About the author (1995)

Covino is an Associate Professor of English at San Diego State University.

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