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by Peter Dixon

Free eBook Rhetoric (Critical Idiom) download ISBN: 0416667503
Author: Peter Dixon
Publisher: Methuen young books; 1st edition (September 9, 1971)
Language: English
Pages: 96
Category: Mention
Subcategory: Words Language and Grammar
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Dixon outlines the varied definitions of Rhetoric connected with speaking before an audience, influencing an audience or reader. He goes into its uses in legal and political contexts.

Dixon outlines the varied definitions of Rhetoric connected with speaking before an audience, influencing an audience or reader. He provides insightful guides into the oratorial theory and practice of Cicero and Quintillian.

Beginning with a study of classical rhetorical theory and practice, it goes on to explore the impact of rhetoric on English literature and the renunciation of rhetoric from the late 17th century. The book concludes with a survey of the ways in which rhetoric was revived and re-mod.

This book begins by noting some of the diverse ways in which the term rhetoric is currently used and shows some of the relationships between these uses. From a study of the rise and development of rhetorical theory and practice in Greek and Roman times, the book goes on to survey the impact of rhetoric on literature (chiefly English literature) down to the present day, paying particular attention to the importance of rhetoric in education, and to the rhetorical aspects of Elizabethan and seventeenth century literature.

Home Dixon, Peter The Rhetoric: The Critical Idiom. The book concludes with a survey of the ways in which rhetoric was revived and re-modelled in the 20th century and its bearings on the practice and theory of literary criticism. The Rhetoric: The Critical Idiom. ISBN 10: 0416667503, ISBN 13: 9780416667509. This book will be of interest to those studying English literature and literary theory.

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The book concludes with a survey of the ways in which rhetoric was revived and re-modelled in the 20th century and its bearings on the practice and theory of literary criticism.

Rhetoric by Peter Dixon (Paperback, 1971). Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. Title: Rhetoric (The Critical Idiom Reissued). Title : Rhetoric (The Critical Idiom Reissued). Authors : Dixon, Peter. Product Category : Books.

Rhetoric (Critical Idiom). ISBN 9780416667608 (978-0-416-66760-8) Softcover, Methuen, 2000

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It is of crucial importance in understanding the development of literary history as well as elements of philosophy, politics and culture. The nature and practise of rhetoric was central to Classical, Renaissance and Enlightenment cultures and its relevance continues in our own postmodern world to inspire further debate.