In Defence of Rhetoric

Paperback | April 1, 1995

byBrian Vickers

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Setting out to reinstate rhetoric, this book opens with an overview of the rhetorical system as developed in classical times. In Defence of Rhetoric surveys and analyses material from Aristotle to Plato through the Renaissance to the modern novel and the critical theories of Roman Jakobson andPaul de Man.

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Setting out to reinstate rhetoric, this book opens with an overview of the rhetorical system as developed in classical times. In Defence of Rhetoric surveys and analyses material from Aristotle to Plato through the Renaissance to the modern novel and the critical theories of Roman Jakobson andPaul de Man.

Brian Vickers is at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich; founding President of the International Society for the History of Rhetoric.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:516 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.1 inPublished:April 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198117914

ISBN - 13:9780198117919

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'This is a rich, stimulating, and absorbing book. The book is beautifully printed.'B.D.H. Miller, Brasenose College, Review of English Studies, Vol. 44, May 1993