Twentieth-century Roots of Rhetorical Studies

Twentieth-century Roots of Rhetorical Studies

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Kuypers, King, and their contributors explore the conception of rhetoric of eleven key American rhetoricians through analyses of their life's work. Each chapter uncovers the innate mode of perception that guided the rhetorical understanding of a particular critic. In so doing, this work dispels the myth that the discipline of Speech Communication was spawned from a monolithic and rigid center that came to be called neo-Aristotelianism.The essay speaks to a question about the function of the discourse: aquot;How does the Gettysburg Address function rhetorically?aquot;aquot;1 ... Paragraphs 1 and 2 lead the audience on historical and moral grounds to conclude that aquot;it is altogether right andanbsp;...

Title:Twentieth-century Roots of Rhetorical Studies
Author:Jim A. Kuypers, Andrew King
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 2001-01-01


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