9780312148393

The Rhetorical Tradition Readings from Classical Times to the Present

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    9780312148393

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    0312148399

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/22/2000
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

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Summary

The Rhetorical Tradition the first comprehensive anthology of primary texts covering the history of rhetoric examines rhetorical theory from classical antiquity through the modern period. Extensive editorial material makes it an essential text for the beginning student as well as the professional scholar.

Author Biography

PATRICIA BIZZELL (Ph.D. Rutgers University) is professor of English at the College of the Holy Cross. With Bruce Herzberg she has published Negotiating Difference (Bedford/St. Martin's, 1996), and with Bruce Herzberg and Nedra Reynolds, The Bedford Bibliography for Teachers of Writing, Fifth Edition (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2000).

BRUCE HERZBERG (Ph.D. Rutgers University) is professor and Chair of English at Bentley College. With Patricia Bizzell he has published Negotiating Difference (Bedford/St. Martin's, 1996), and with Patricia Bizzell and Nedra Reynolds, The Bedford Bibliography for Teachers of Writing, Fifth Edition (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2000).

Table of Contents

Preface v
General Introduction
1(16)
The Origins of Rhetoric
1(1)
Classical Rhetoric
2(6)
Medieval Rhetoric
8(1)
The Renaissance
9(1)
The Enlightenment
10(2)
Nineteenth-Century Rhetoric
12(2)
Modern and Postmodern Rhetoric
14(3)
Part One CLASSICAL RHETORIC 17(412)
Introduction
19(23)
The Sophistic Movement
22(3)
Isocrates and Education in Rhetoric
25(2)
Aspasia and Opportunities for Women
27(1)
Plato: True and False Rhetoric
28(2)
Aristotle: Systematic Rhetoric
30(2)
The Rise of Rome and the Rhetoric of Cicero
32(4)
Imperial Rome and the Rhetoric of Quintilian
36(6)
Gorglas
42(5)
Encomium of Helen
44(3)
Anonymous
47(9)
Dissoi Logoi
48(8)
Aspasia
56(11)
Plato, From Menexenus
60(4)
Cicero, From De Inventione
64(1)
Athenaeus, From Deipnosophistae
65(1)
Plutarch, From Lives
66(1)
Isocrates
67(13)
Against the Sophists
72(3)
From Antidosis
75(5)
Plato
80(89)
Gorgias
87(51)
Phaedrus
138(31)
Aristotle
169(72)
From Rhetoric
179(62)
Anonymous
241(42)
Rhetorica ad Herennium, Book IV
243(40)
Cicero
283(61)
From De Oratore
289(50)
From Orator
339(5)
Longinus
344(15)
From on the Sublime
346(13)
Quintilian
359(70)
From Institutes of Oratory
364(65)
Part Two MEDIEVAL RHETORIC 429(124)
Introduction
431(19)
Christian Treatments of Rhetoric to Augustine
431(3)
Rhetoric under Siege in Europe to 1000 C.E.
434(4)
The ``Renaissance of the Twelfth Century,''
438(3)
The Rise of the University
441(3)
The Arts of Letter Writing and Preaching
444(6)
Augustine
450(36)
On Christian Doctrine, Book IV
456(30)
Boethius
486(6)
An Overview of the Structure of Rhetoric
488(4)
Anonymous
492(11)
From The Principles of Letter Writing
496(7)
Geoffrey of Vinsauf
503(22)
From Poetria Nova
506(19)
Robert of Basevorn
525(15)
From The Form of Preaching
528(12)
Christine De Pizan
540(13)
From The Book of the City of Ladies
544(2)
From The Treasure of the City of Ladies
546(7)
Part Three RENAISSANCE RHETORIC 553(236)
Introduction
555(26)
Rhetoric and Italian Humanism
556(6)
Italian Women Humanists
562(3)
Humanism in Northern Europe: Agricola, Erasmus, and Ramus
565(5)
Humanism and Rhetoric in England: Ramus versus Cicero
570(11)
Desiderius Erasmus
581(70)
From Copia: Foundations of the Abundant Style
597(31)
From Ecclesiastes
628(23)
Baldesar Castiglione
651(23)
From The Book of the Courtier
661(13)
Peter Ramus
674(24)
From Arguments in Rhetoric against Quintilian
681(17)
Thomas Wilson
698(38)
From The Arte of Rhetorique
702(34)
Francis Bacon
736(12)
From The Advancement of Learning
740(5)
From Novum Organum
745(3)
Margaret Fell
748(13)
Women's Speaking Justified, Proved, and Allowed by the Scriptures
753(8)
Madeleine De Scudery
761(19)
Of Conversation
767(6)
Of Speaking too much, or too little, And how we ought Speak
773(7)
Sor Juana Ines De La Cruz
780(9)
From the Poet's Answer to the Most Illustrious Sister Filotea de la Cruz
784(5)
Part Four ENLIGHTENMENT RHETORIC 789(192)
Introduction
791(23)
Rhetoric in the Enlightenment: An Overview
791(2)
Seventeenth-Century Rhetoric
793(6)
Eighteenth-Century Rhetoric
799(15)
John Locke
814(14)
From An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
817(11)
David Hume
828(13)
Of the Standard of Taste
830(11)
Mary Astell
841(21)
From A Serious Proposal to the Ladies, Part II
847(15)
Giambattista Vico
862(17)
From On the Study Methods of Our Time
865(14)
Thomas Sheridan
879(10)
A Course of Lectures on Elocution, Lecture VI
881(8)
Gilbert Austin
889(9)
From Chironomia
890(8)
George Campbell
898(49)
From The Philosophy of Rhetoric
902(45)
Hugh Blair
947(34)
From Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres
950(31)
Part Five NINETEENTH-CENTURY RHETORIC 981(200)
Introduction
983(17)
Richard Wately's Rhetoric
983(2)
The Development of Women's Rhetorics
985(6)
The Rhetorics of Men of Color
991(2)
The Rhetoric of Composition
993(2)
Romanticism and Rhetoric
995(1)
Language, Rhetoric, and Knowledge
996(4)
Richard Whately
1000(31)
From Elements of Rhetoric
1003(28)
Maria W. Stewart
1031(14)
Lecture Delivered at the Franklin Hall
1037(2)
Mrs. Stewart's Farewell Address to Her Friends in the City of Boston
1039(6)
Sarah Grimke
1045(16)
Letters on the Equality of the Sexes and the Condition of Woman, Letters III, IV, and XIV
1050(11)
Frederick Douglass
1061(24)
From Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
1070(5)
From My Bondage and My Freedom
1075(4)
From The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass
1079(6)
Phoebe Palmer
1085(29)
The Promise of the Father, Chapter I
1095(5)
Tongue of Fire on the Daughters of the Lord
1100(14)
Frances Willard
1114(27)
From Woman in the Pulpit
1124(11)
From Woman and Temperance
1135(6)
Alexander Bain and Adams Sherman Hill
1141(11)
Alexander Bain, From English Composition and Rhetoric
1145(4)
Adams Sherman Hill, From The Principles of Rhetoric
1149(3)
Herbert Spencer
1152(16)
From The Philosophy of Style
1154(14)
Friedrich Nietzsche
1168(13)
On Truth and Lies in a Nonmoral Sense
1171(10)
Part Six MODERN AND POSTMODERN RHETORIC 1181(448)
Introduction
1183(23)
Rhetoric and Composition
1184(2)
Speech Communication
1186(1)
Academic Rhetoric in Europe and the United States
1187(1)
Philosophy of Language versus Rhetoric
1188(1)
Semantics and Semiotics
1189(1)
The Meaning of Meaning in Philosophy and Literature
1190(1)
Meaning and Dialogism
1191(2)
Literature, Logic, Rhetoric, and Ethics
1193(2)
Rhetoric versus Logic
1195(1)
Discourse, Knowledge, and Ideology
1196(3)
Rhetorics of Gender, Race, and Culture in the Twentieth Century
1199(3)
The Reach of Rhetoric
1202(4)
Mikhail Bakhtin
1206(40)
From Marxism and the Philosophy of Language
1210(17)
From The Problem of Speech Genres
1227(19)
Virginia Woolf
1246(24)
Professions for Women
1253(3)
Women and Fiction
1256(4)
Dorothy Richardson
1260(2)
A Room of One's Own, Chapter Five
1262(8)
I. A. Richards
1270(25)
I. A. Richards and C. K. Ogden, From The Meaning of Meaning
1273(8)
I. A. Richards, From The Philosophy of Rhetoric
1281(14)
Kenneth Burke
1295(53)
From A Grammar of Motives
1298(26)
From A Rhetoric of Motives
1324(16)
From Language as Symbolic Action
1340(8)
Richard Weaver
1348(24)
Language Is Sermonic
1351(10)
The Phaedrus and the Nature of Rhetoric
1361(11)
Chaim Perelman
1372(38)
Chaim Perelman and Lucie Olbrechts-Tyteca, From The New Rhetoric
1375(4)
Chaim Perelman, From The Realm of Rhetoric
1379(5)
Chaim Perelman, The New Rhetoric: A Theory of Practical Reasoning
1384(26)
Stephen Toulmin
1410(22)
From The Uses of Argument
1413(16)
From Logic and the Criticism of Arguments
1429(3)
Michel Foucault
1432(39)
From The Archaeology of Knowledge
1436(24)
From The Order of Discourse
1460(11)
Jacques Derrida
1471(20)
Signature Event Context
1475(16)
Wayne C. Booth
1491(29)
From Modern Dogma and the Rhetoric of Assent
1493(27)
Helene Cixous
1520(23)
The Laugh of the Medusa
1524(13)
Helene Cixous and Catherine Clement, A Woman Mistress
1537(6)
Henry Louis Gates Jr.
1543(39)
From The Signifying Monkey and the Language of Signifyin(g): Rhetorical Difference and the Orders of Meaning
1551(31)
Gloria Anzaldua
1582(23)
From Borderlands/La frontera
1585(20)
Stanley Fish
1605(24)
Rhetoric
1609(20)
Glossary 1629(10)
Index 1639

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