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  1. A Synoptic History of Classical Rhetoric

    4th Edition

    By James J. Murphy, Richard A. Katula, Michael Hoppmann

    Continuing its tradition of providing students with a thorough review of ancient Greek and Roman rhetorical theory and practices, A Synoptic History of Classical Rhetoric is the premier text for undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in the history of rhetoric. Offering vivid examples of each...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  2. A Short History of Writing Instruction

    From Ancient Greece to Contemporary America, 3rd Edition

    Edited by James J. Murphy

    Short enough to be synoptic, yet long enough to be usefully detailed, A Short History of Writing Instruction is the ideal text for undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in rhetoric and composition. It preserves the legacy of writing instruction from antiquity to contemporary times with a...

    Published March 13th 2012 by Routledge

  3. A Short History of Writing Instruction

    From Ancient Greece To Modern America, 2nd Edition

    Edited by James J. Murphy

    This volume provides a systematic historical survey of the methods and purposes of writing instruction in Western culture. The book traces the development of writing curricula from the earliest stages in ancient Greece to the standardization processes of the Roman period which dominated Western...

    Published February 28th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Peter Ramus's Attack on Cicero

    Text and Translation of Ramus's brutinae Quaestiones

    Edited by James J. Murphy, Carole Newlands

    Cicero had written seven books on rhetoric, but Ramus chose Orator for the attack which had been inevitable since his original denunciation of Cicero's rhetoric in 1543. There are probably two reasons for this. The first is that he was thus able to enter into the widespread controversy over "...

    Published October 31st 1995 by Routledge

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