skip to content
In defence of rhetoric Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

In defence of rhetoric

Author: Brian Vickers
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

This text opens with an overview of the rhetorical system as it was developed in classical times. It surveys and analyzes material from Aristotle and Plato through the Renaissance to the modern novel  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Vickers
ISBN: 0198128371 9780198128373 9780198117919 0198117914
OCLC Number: 16754932
Awards: Winner of Morris D. Forkosch Prize for the Best Book in Intellectual History 1988.
Description: xi, 508 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: An outline of classical rhetoric --
Rhetoric and life --
The major texts --
The main processes of rhetoric --
The three genres --
The stages of composition --
The parts of a speech --
The orator's three duties --
The three styles --
Plato's attack on rhetoric --
Territorial disputes: philosophy versus rhetoric --
Responses to Plato --
The triumph of rhetoric --
The revenge of philosophy --
Medieval fragmentation --
Renaissance reintegration --
The expressive function of rhetorical figures --
Rhetoric and the sister arts --
Rhetoric and the modern novel --
Epilogue: the future of rhetoric.
Other Titles: In defense of rhetoric
Responsibility: Brian Vickers.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'One of Vickers's great accomplishments is that, with an erudition as deep as his touch is light, he shows the central role rhetoric has actually played in Western culture ... Vickers's book is also Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(5)

User lists with this item (1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/16754932> # In defence of rhetoric
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "16754932" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/8538914#Place/oxford> ; # Oxford
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/808/e19/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/8538914#Topic/retorica> ; # Retorica
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/8538914#Topic/rhetorique> ; # Rhétorique
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/8538914#Thing/rhetoric> ; # Rhetoric
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/8538914#Topic/rhetorique_histoire> ; # Rhétorique--Histoire
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1096948> ; # Rhetoric
    schema:alternateName "In defense of rhetoric" ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/192014109> ; # Brian Vickers
    schema:datePublished "1988" ;
    schema:description "An outline of classical rhetoric -- Rhetoric and life -- The major texts -- The main processes of rhetoric -- The three genres -- The stages of composition -- The parts of a speech -- The orator's three duties -- The three styles -- Plato's attack on rhetoric -- Territorial disputes: philosophy versus rhetoric -- Responses to Plato -- The triumph of rhetoric -- The revenge of philosophy -- Medieval fragmentation -- Renaissance reintegration -- The expressive function of rhetorical figures -- Rhetoric and the sister arts -- Rhetoric and the modern novel -- Epilogue: the future of rhetoric."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/8538914> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "In defence of rhetoric"@en ;
    schema:productID "16754932" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/16754932#PublicationEvent/oxford_clarendon_press_new_york_oxford_university_press_1988> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/8538914#Agent/clarendon_press> ; # Clarendon Press
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/8538914#Agent/oxford_university_press> ; # Oxford University Press
    schema:url <http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780198128373.pdf> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780198117919> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780198128373> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB8748288> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/16754932> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/8538914#Agent/clarendon_press> # Clarendon Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Clarendon Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/8538914#Agent/oxford_university_press> # Oxford University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Oxford University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/8538914#Topic/rhetorique_histoire> # Rhétorique--Histoire
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Rhétorique--Histoire"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1096948> # Rhetoric
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Rhetoric"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/192014109> # Brian Vickers
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Vickers" ;
    schema:givenName "Brian" ;
    schema:name "Brian Vickers" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780198117919>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0198117914" ;
    schema:isbn "9780198117919" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780198128373>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0198128371" ;
    schema:isbn "9780198128373" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.