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On eloquence

Author: Denis Donoghue
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2008.
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On Eloquence questions the common assumption that eloquence is merely a subset of rhetoric, a means toward a rhetorical end. Denis Donoghue, an eminent and prolific critic of the English language, holds that this assumption is erroneous. In this book, Donoghue maintains that eloquence should be examined independent of mere rhetoric and that it has its own intrinsic value.
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Genre/Form: Oratory
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Donoghue, Denis.
On eloquence.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)608189166
Online version:
Donoghue, Denis.
On eloquence.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)630870262
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Denis Donoghue
ISBN: 9780300125412 0300125410
OCLC Number: 123818283
Description: vii, 199 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Taking notes --
The Latin factor --
Song without words --
Like something almost being said --
To make an end --
Blind mouths --
For and against.
Responsibility: Denis Donoghue.
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