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The history and theory of rhetoric : an introduction

Author: James A Herrick
Publisher: Boston : Allyn and Bacon, ©2001.
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Herrick, James A.
History and theory of rhetoric.
Boston : Allyn and Bacon, ©2001
(OCoLC)647626861
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James A Herrick
ISBN: 0205314554 9780205314553
OCLC Number: 43641182
Description: xvi, 303 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. An overview of rhetoric --
Rhetoric and persuasion --
Defining rhetoric --
Rhetorical discourse --
Social functions of the art of rhetoric --
Conclusion --
2. The origins and early history of rhetoric --
The rise of rhetoric in ancient Greece --
The Sophists --
Three influential Sophists --
Gorgias, Protagoras, Isocrates --
Aspasia's role in Athenian rhetoric --
Conclusion --
3. Plato versus the Sophists: Rhetoric on trial --
Plato's Gorgias: Rhetoric on trial --
Rhetoric in Plato's Phaedrus: A true art? --
Conclusion --
4. Aristotle on rhetoric --
Aristotle's definitions of rhetoric --
Three rhetorical settings --
Deliberative oratory, epideietic oratory, forensic oratory --
The artistic proofs --
Logos: The logic of sound arguments, Pathos: The psychology of emotions, Ethos: The sociology of good character --
The topoi, or lines of argument --
Aristotle on style --
Conclusion --
5. Rhetoric at Rome --
Roman society and the place of rhetoric --
The rhetorical theory of Cicero --
Quintilian --
Longinus: On the sublime --
Rhetoric in the later Roman empire --
Conclusion. 6. Rhetoric in Christian Europe --
Rhetoric, tension, and fragmentation --
Rhetoric and the medieval curriculum --
Rhetoric in the early Middle Ages: Augustine, Capella, and Boethius --
St. Augustine --
Martianus Capella --
Boethius --
Three rhetorical arts in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries --
The art of preaching --
The art of letter writing --
The art of poetry --
Conclusion --
7. Rhetoric in the Renaissance --
Features of Renaissance rhetoric --
Lorenzo Valla: Retrieving the rhetorical tradition --
Women and Renaissance rhetoric --
Italian Humanism: A catalyst for rhetoric's expansion --
Rhetoric as personal and political influence --
Humanism, rhetoric, and the study of classical texts --
Petrarch and the origins of Italian humanism --
Pico della Mirandola and the magic of language --
Juan Luis Vives --
Rhetoric and the Vita Activa --
The turn toward dialectic: Rhetoric and its critics --
Agricola, Peter Ramus --
Renaissance rhetorics in Britain --
Conclusion --
8. Enlightenment rhetorics --
Vico on rhetoric and human thought --
British rhetorics in the eighteenth century --
The Elocutionary movement --
Thomas Sheridan --
The Belletristic movement --
Lord Kames, Hugh Blair --
George Campbell and scientific rhetoric --
Richard Whately's classical rhetoric --
Conclusion --
9. Contemporary rhetoric I: Argument, audience, and science --
Argumentation and rational discourse --
Perelman and Olbrechts-Tyteca: A new rhetoric --
Stephen Toulmin and the uses of argument --
Jurgen Habermas and the conditions of rational discourse --
Argumentation and scientific inquiry --
Deirdre McCloskey and the rhetoric of economics --
Clifford Geertz and rhetoric in anthropology --
Michael Billig and the rhetoric of social psychology --
John Campbell on the rhetoric of Charles Darwin --
Conclusion. 10. Contemporary rhetoric II: The rhetoric of situation, drama, and narration --
Rhetoric in its social context: The dramatic and situational views --
Kenneth Burke and rhetoric as symbolic action --
Lloyd Bitzer and rhetoric as situational --
Rhetoric as narration --
Mikhail Bakhtin and the polyphonic novel --
Wayne Booth and the rhetoric of fiction --
Ernest Bormann and the rhetoric of fantasy --
Walter Fisher and rhetoric as narration --
Conclusion --
11. Contemporary rhetoric III: Discourse, power, and social criticism --
Michael Foucault: Discourse, knowledge, and power --
Jacques Derrida: Texts, meanings, and deconstruction --
Richard Weaver: Rhetoric and the preservation of culture --
Feminism and rhetoric: Critique and reform in rhetoric --
George Kennedy and comparative rhetoric --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: James A. Herrick.

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