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Rhetoric : readings in French literature

Author: Michael Hawcroft
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Setting out the principles of rhetoric with a wide range of illustrative examples in the first chapter, the author then explores rhetoric at work in different genres, via a close reading of texts.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Hawcroft
ISBN: 9780198159841 0198159846 9780198160076 0198160070
OCLC Number: 671967336
Notes: Originally published 1999; reprinted 2008.
Description: 268 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Rhetorical theory: a practical guide ; 2. Oratory ; 3. Drama ; 4. Prose fiction ; 5. Poetry ; 6. The Self ; Conclusion ; Appendix: Outline of Chapter 1 ; Select bibliography ; Index of rhetorical terms ; Index of names and works
Responsibility: Michael Hawcroft.

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This volume sets out its principles comprehensively and lucidly, providing an outline of key terms and a wide range of illustrative examples. It explores rhetoric at work in different genres, and is  Read more...

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Hawcroft's analyses are wide-ranging, perceptive and skilful. He wants to demonstrate, and has admirably demonstrated, the survival of rhetoric. * Michael Moriarty, TLS * Hawcroft provides some Read more...

 
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