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Table of Contents - History And Principles Of Rhetoric
ENGLISH 5545      History And Principles Of Rhetoric
A study of selected writings of ancient and modern rhetoricians illustrating key issues in the development of Western discourse theory and practice. Issues examined include the relationships between rhetoric and knowledge, orality and literacy, and rhetoric and poetics. Attention will also be given to the implications of rhetorical theory for modern language instruction. Students will make in-class presentations and submit papers requiring research and bibliographical work.
Faculty: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: English Language & Literature