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History and Theory of Rhetoric

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ISBN-10: 0205414923

ISBN-13: 9780205414925

Edition: 3rd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: James A. Herrick

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List price: $107.80
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/30/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

James A. Herrick is Guy Vander Jagt Professor of Communication at Hope College in Holland, Michigan. He has also written The Radical Rhetoric of the English Deists (University of South Carolina Press), Argumentation (Strata), The History and Theory of Rhetoric (Allyn & Bacon) and The Making of the New Spirituality (IVP Books).

An Overview of Rhetoric
Rhetoric and Persuasion
Defining Rhetoric
Rhetorical Discourse
Social Functions of the Art of Rhetoric
The Origins and Early History of Rhetoric
The Rise of Rhetoric in Ancient Greece
The Sophists
Three Influential Sophists
Aspasia's Role in Athenian Rhetoric
Plato vs. the Sophists: Rhetoric on Trial
Plato's Gorgias: Rhetoric on Trial
Rhetoric in Plato's Phaedrus: A True Art?
Aristotle on Rhetoric
Aristotle's Definitions of Rhetoric
Three Rhetorical Settings
The Artistic Proofs
The Topoi or Lines of Argument
Aristotle on Style
Rhetoric at Rome
Roman Society and the Place of Rhetoric
The Rhetorical Theory of Cicero
Longinus: On the Sublime
Rhetoric in the Later Roman Empire
Rhetoric in Christian Europe
Rhetoric, Tension, and Fragmentation
Rhetoric and the Medieval Curriculum
Rhetoric in the Early Middle Ages
Three Rhetorical Arts in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries
The Art of Preaching
The Art of Letter Writing
The Art of Poetry
Rhetoric in the Renaissance
Features of Renaissance Rhetoric
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
Rhetoric and the Vita Activa
The Turn toward Dialectic: Rhetoric and Its Critics
Renaissance Rhetorics in Britain
Enlightenment Rhetorics
Vico on Rhetoric and Human Thought
British Rhetorics in the Eighteenth Century
The Elocutionary Movement
The Belletristic Movement
George Campbell and Scientific Rhetoric
Richard Whately's Classical Rhetoric
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
the Rhetoric of Economics
Rhetoric in Anthropology
the Rhetoric of Social Psychology
on the Rhetoric of
Contemporary Rhetoric II: The Rhetoric of Situation, Drama, and Narration
Rhetoric in Its Social Context: The Dramatic and Situational Views
Rhetoric as Symbolic Action
Rhetoric as Situational
Rhetoric as Narration
the Polyphonic Novel
the Rhetoric of Fiction
the Rhetoric of Fantasy
Walter Fisher and Rhetoric as Narration
Contemporary Rhetoric III: Discourse, Powe