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Rhetoric
By Wendy Olmsted

Rhetoric

An Historical Introduction

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Rhetoric by Wendy Olmsted

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This introduction to the art of rhetoric analyzes rhetorical concepts, problems, and methods and teaches practical inquiry through a series of classic rhetorical texts. * An introduction to the art of rhetoric for those who are unacquainted with it and an argument about invention and tradition suitable for specialists * Texts range from Cicero's De oratore and Augustine's On Christian Doctrine to Jane Austen's Persuasion and Stephen Greenblatt's Marvellous Possessions * Texts serve simultaneously as works of persuasion and considerations of how rhetoric works * Engages readers in using rhetoric to deliberate about challenging issues.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405117722
ISBN-10: 1405117729
Format: Hardback
(243mm x 167mm x 16mm)
Pages: 184
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Wendy Olmsted

Rhetoric by Wendy Olmsted Rhetoric, Paperback (June 2006)

This introduction to the art of rhetoric analyzes rhetorical concepts, problems, and methods and teaches practical inquiry through a series of classic rhetorical texts.

Companion to Rhetoric and Rhetorical Criticism by Wendy Olmsted Companion to Rhetoric and Rhetorical Criticism, Paperback (May 2006)

A Companion to Rhetoric offers the first major survey in two decades of the field of rhetorical studies and of the practice of rhetorical theory and criticism across a range of disciplines. * Assesses rhetoric's place in the larger intellectual universe.

Rhetorical Invention and Religious Inquiry by Wendy Olmsted Rhetorical Invention and Religious Inquiry, Paperback (September 2000)

This collection of writings offers a discussion among leading thinkers about the points at which rhetoric and religion illuminate and challenge each other. The contributors are theorists and critics in rhetoric, theology and religion, and they address a variety of problems and periods.

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Author Biography - Wendy Olmsted

Wendy Olmsted is Associate Professor in the New Collegiate Division and in the Humanities Division at the University of Chicago as well as Associated Faculty Member in the Department of Classics (PAMW). Her previous publications include A Companion to Rhetoric and Rhetorical Criticism, co-edited with Walter Jost (Blackwell Publishing, 2004) and Rhetorical Invention and Religious Inquiry, co-edited with Walter Jost (Yale University Press, 2000).

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