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Encyclopedia of rhetoric

Author: Thomas O Sloane
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rhetoric is one of the Western world's oldest disciplines. From ancient Greece and Rome to the modern era, the art of persuasion has been used, discussed, and debated for over twenty-four hundred years. In recent times, scholars in such areas as philosophy, literary theory, and communications have renewed their attention to rhetoric as a way of understanding many areas of culture and social life. And now the ideal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Encyclopedias
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas O Sloane
ISBN: 0195125959 9780195125955
OCLC Number: 45282993
Description: xii, 837 pages ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Thomas O. Sloane, editor in chief.
Local System Bib Number:
001292321

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The Encyclopedia of Rhetoric covers the West's oldest critical and academic discipline - the elements, structure, principles and techniques of rhetoric in literature, communication (particularly  Read more...
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This work is an intellectual delight. Anyone who picks it up will learn much about areas related to rhetoric - its practice, its theory, and its history. * Karlyn Kohrs Campbell, University of Read more...

 
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