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  1. Landmark Essays on Kenneth Burke

    Volume 2

    Edited by Barry Brummett

    Series: Landmark Essays Series

    In the inaugural series of "Landmark Essay" books, this is the only volume which focuses on the work of one scholar. Kenneth Burke -- poet, scholar, critic, iconoclast, eccentric, and Yankee crank -- is the major figure in American humanities in the twentieth century. He does not fit tidily into...

    Published November 1st 1995 by Routledge

  2. Nonacademic Writing

    Social Theory and Technology

    Edited by Ann Hill Duin, Craig J. Hansen

    In this volume, methodological, cultural, technological, and political boundaries felt by writers are analyzed, translated, and challenged in a way that will appeal to researchers, theorists, graduate students, instructors, and managerial audiences. Instead of extracting rules from previous...

    Published November 1st 1995 by Routledge

  3. The Ethics of Rhetoric

    By Richard M. Weaver

    Weaver's Ethics of Rhetoric, originally published in 1953, has been called his most important statement on the ethical and cultural role of rhetoric. A strong advocate of cultural conservatism, Weaver (1910-1953) argued strongly for the role of liberal studies in the face of what he saw as the...

    Published November 1st 1995 by Routledge

  4. Readings in Classical Rhetoric

    By Thomas W. Benson, Michael H. Prosser

    Rhetoric -- the theory of oral discourse -- affected and indeed pervaded all aspects of classical thought. Bearing the stamp of its impact were the Homeric hymns, the Iliad and the Odyssey, Aeschylus' Eumenides, the great dramatic tragedies, the elegiac and lyric poetry, and the literature of the...

    Published November 1st 1995 by Routledge

  5. Landmark Essays on Writing Centers

    Volume 9

    Edited by Christina Murphy, Joe Law

    Series: Landmark Essays Series

    This collection introduces the reader to the ideas that have shaped writing center theory and practice. The essays have been selected not only for the insight they offer into issues but also for their contributions to writing center scholarship. These papers help to chart the legitimation of...

    Published November 1st 1995 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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