Eighteenth-century British And American Rhetorics And Rhetoricians: Critical Studies And Sources

Hardcover | June 1, 1994

EditorMichael G. Moran

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Eighteenth-century rhetorical theory and rhetoricians figured prominently in the development of contemporary composition and rhetoric. This reference provides critical overviews of the careers and contributions of all major and many minor British and American rhetoricians of the 18th century. The volume begins with an introduction that discusses the various rhetorical movements of the time, including the importance of women to rhetorical theory. The entries that follow are arranged alphabetically, and each provides a bibliography of important primary and critical sources. A bibliography of general sources on 18th-century rhetoric concludes the work.

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Eighteenth-century rhetorical theory and rhetoricians figured prominently in the development of contemporary composition and rhetoric. This reference provides critical overviews of the careers and contributions of all major and many minor British and American rhetoricians of the 18th century. The volume begins with an introduction that...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:328 pages, 9.1 × 6.27 × 1.08 inPublished:June 1, 1994Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313279098

ISBN - 13:9780313279096

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.,."informative and enjoyable to read, and it will remain a valuable reference work until a great deal more scholarship is done in this underexplored era of rhetorical history."-Rhetoric Review