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The Contemporary Reception of Classical Rhetoric

Appropriations of Ancient Discourse

The Contemporary Reception of Classical Rhetoric( )
Author: Welch, Kathleen E.
Series title:Routledge Communication Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8058-1126-1
Publication Date:Jun 1991
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $35.95
Book Description:

Responding to the reassertion of orality in the twentieth century in the form of electronic media such as the telegraph, film, video, computers, and television, this unique volume traces the roots of classical rhetoric in the modern world. Welch begins by changing the current view of classical rhetoric by reinterpreting the existing texts into fluid language contexts -- a change that requires relinquishing the formulaic tradition, acquiring an awareness of translation issues, and...
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Book Details
Pages:200
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Rhetoric
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.931 x 5.928 x 0.741 Inches
Book Weight:0.6 Pounds



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