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The formation of college English : rhetoric and belles lettres in the British cultural provinces

Author: Thomas P Miller
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1997.
Series: Pittsburgh series in composition, literacy, and culture.
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In the middle of the 18th century, English literature, composition, and rhetoric were introduced into colleges throughout the British cultural provinces. In this book, the author examines the  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Miller, Thomas P.
Formation of college English.
Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)499058506
Online version:
Miller, Thomas P.
Formation of college English.
Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)646962380
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas P Miller
ISBN: 0822939703 9780822939702 0822956233 9780822956235
OCLC Number: 35822551
Description: x, 345 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
1. The Teaching of English in the British Cultural Provinces --
2. The Antiquarianism of the English Universities --
3. Liberal Education in the Dissenting Academies --
4. The King's English and the Classical Tradition in Ireland --
5. English Studies Enter the university Curriculum in Scotland --
6. Adam Smith and the Rhetoric of a Commercial Society --
7. Campbell's Philosophy of Rhetoric and the "Science of Man" --
8. Hugh Blair and the Rhetoric of Belles Letters --
9. "'Rhetoric' in Modern Times Really Means 'Criticism'" Conclusion : Is the History of Classics a Model for the Future of English Departments?
Series Title: Pittsburgh series in composition, literacy, and culture.
Responsibility: Thomas P. Miller.
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