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  1. Controversies Over the Imitation of Cicero in the Renaissance

    By Izora Scott

    Though the term Ciceronianism could be applied to Cicero's influence and teaching in the field of politics, philosophy, or rhetoric, it is limited in the present study to the technical department of rhetoric. In addition, it represents the trend of literary opinion in regard to accepting Cicero as...

    Published November 1st 1995 by Routledge

  2. 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 November 1st 1995 by Routledge

  3. Figures of Speech

    60 Ways To Turn A Phrase

    By Arthur Quinn, Barney R. Quinn

    Writing is not like chemical engineering. The figures of speech should not be learned the same way as the periodic table of elements. This is because figures of speech are not about hypothetical structures in things, but about real potentialities within language and within ourselves. The "figurings...

    Published November 1st 1995 by Routledge

  4. Landmark Essays on American Public Address

    Volume 1

    Edited by Martin Medhurst

    Series: Landmark Essays Series

    This volume traces the historical evolution of American academic thought concerning public address -- what it is, how it ought to be studied, and what can be learned by engaging rhetorical texts in an analytical fashion. To begin, one must distinguish among three separate but interrelated uses of...

    Published November 1st 1995 by Routledge

  5. Landmark Essays on Classical Greek Rhetoric

    Volume 3

    Edited by A. Edward Schiappa

    Series: Landmark Essays Series

    This volume's purpose is to provide students and scholars of classical rhetoric with a set of exemplary works in the area of Greek rhetorical theory. Many of the articles included here are not easily accessible and have been selected with the intent of providing graduate and undergraduate students...

    Published November 1st 1995 by Routledge

  6. Landmark Essays on Voice and Writing

    Volume 4

    Edited by Peter Elbow

    Series: Landmark Essays Series

    Section 1 of this volume describes three major debates about voice. They include: * the overarching debate: discourse as text vs. discourse as voice; * the traditional debate in rhetoric: ethos as real virtue in the real person vs. ethos as the appearance of virtue; and * the modern debate:...

    Published November 1st 1995 by Routledge

  7. Landmark Essays on Rhetorical Criticism

    Volume 5

    Edited by Thomas W. Benson

    Series: Landmark Essays Series

    This book is an anthology of landmark essays in rhetorical criticism. In historical usage, a landmark marks a path or a boundary; as a metaphor in social and intellectual history, landmark signifies some act or event that marks a significant achievement or turning point in the progress or decline...

    Published November 1st 1995 by Routledge

  8. Landmark Essays on Writing Across the Curriculum

    Volume 6

    Edited by Charles Bazerman, David R. Russell

    Series: Landmark Essays Series

    Rhetoric, as a general teaching -- while preaching locality of action and guidelines for handling that locality -- has tended from the beginning to serve as a universality. It has offered a generalized techne with only limited categories, appropriate for all discursive situations, at least for...

    Published November 1st 1995 by Routledge

  9. Landmark Essays on Writing Process

    Volume 7

    By Sondra Perl

    Series: Landmark Essays Series

    As the field of composition studies became more sophisticated in its understanding of research, the designs and assumptions underlying the early work were called into question. Researchers were challenged to design studies that were sensitive to the varying contexts in which writers write and to...

    Published November 1st 1995 by Routledge

  10. The Media, the President, and Public Opinion

    A Longitudinal Analysis of the Drug Issue, 1984-1991

    By William J. Gonzenbach

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Using a broadened conceptualization of agenda setting, this volume's objective is to examine the drug issue from mid-1984 to mid-1991 to determine how drug-related issues and events -- both real and fabricated -- and the primary agendas drove the issue over time. Based on this objective, four...

    Published October 1st 1995 by Routledge