Eminent Rhetoric

The thesis of this book is that rhetoric — as the purposeful manipulation of language to gain political ends — is the unacknowledged weapon of ideology , and that ... Hamlet understands the everyday politicization of 2 • Eminent Rhetoric.

Author: Elizabeth A. Fay

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780897893091

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 156

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Examines the unacknowledged political uses of language in modern culture that cause power imbalances among speakers and listeners, especially women.

History and Theory of Rhetoric

A Companion to Roman Rhetoric. ... “Poaching on Men's Philosophy of Rhetoric: Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Rhetorical Theory by Women. ... Fay, Elizabeth A. Eminent Rhetoric: Language, Gender, and Cultural Tropes.

Author: James A. Herrick

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317347846

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

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The History and Theory of Rhetoric offers discussion of the history of rhetorical studies in the Western tradition, from ancient Greece to contemporary American and European theorists that is easily accessible to students. By tracing the historical progression of rhetoric from the Greek Sophists of the 5th Century B.C. all the way to contemporary studies–such as the rhetoric of science and feminist rhetoric–this comprehensive text helps students understand how persuasive public discourse performs essential social functions and shapes our daily worlds. Students gain conceptual framework for evaluating and practicing persuasive writing and speaking in a wide range of settings and in both written and visual media. Known for its clear writing style and contemporary examples throughout, The History and Theory of Rhetoric emphasizes the relevance of rhetoric to today's students.

Sourcebook on Rhetoric

Eminent rhetoric: Language, gender, and cultural tropes. Westport, CT: Bergin & Garvey. Fenster, M. (1999). Conspiracy theories: Secrecy and power in American culture. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Goldzwig, S. R. (1989).

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Sourcebook on Rhetoric

Eminent rhetoric: Language, gender, and cultural tropes. Westport, CT: Bergin & Garvey. Fenster, M. (1999). Conspiracy theories: Secrecy and power in American culture. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Goldzwig, S. R. (1989).

Author: James Jasinski

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506317839

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 675

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This book is designed to introduce readers to the language of contemporary rhetorical studies. The book format is an alphabetized glossary (with appropriate cross listings) of key terms and concepts in contemporary rhetorical studies. An introductory chapter outlines the definitional ambiguities of the central concept of rhetoric itself. The primary emphasis is on the contemporary tradition of rhetorical studies as it has emerged in the discipline of speech communication. Each entry in the glossary ranges in length from a few paragraphs to a short essay of a few pages. Where appropriate, examples are provided to further illustrate the term or concept. Each entry will be accompanied by a list of references and additional readings to direct the reader to other materials of possible interest.

Sport Rhetoric and Gender

Eminent rhetoric: Language, gender, and cultural tropes. Westport, CT: Bergin & Garvey. Fine, G.A. (1987). With the boys: Little League baseball and preadolescent culture. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Foucault, U. (1972).

Author: L. Fuller

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230600751

Category: Social Science

Page: 274

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Interested in the nexus between sport, gender, and language, Sport, Rhetoric, and Gender: Historical Perspectives and Media Representations contains 21 wide-ranging chapters examining sport vis-à-vis the language surrounding and incorporated by it in the world arena.

Greek Rhetoric of the 4th Century BC

2.45; 3.35; 4.97; 6.21; 10.59; 12.105; 12.201; 14.7; 20.10), which is not limited just to military conflicts, indicates that this is a pre-eminent rhetorical principle on the brevity of narrations. Quintilian ascribes this principle to ...

Author: Evangelos Alexiou

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110560143

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 377

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The interaction between orator and audience, the passions and distrust held by many concerning the predominance of one individual, but also the individual’s struggle as an advisor and political leader, these are the quintessential elements of 4th century rhetoric. As an individual personality, the orator draws strength from his audience, while the rhetorical texts mirror his own thoughts and those of his audience as part of a two-way relationship, in which individuality meets, opposes, and identifies with the masses. For the first time, this volume systematically compares minor orators with the major figures of rhetoric, Demosthenes and Isocrates, taking into account other findings as well, such as extracts of Hyperides from the Archimedes Palimpsest. Moreover, this book provides insight into the controversy surrounding the art of discourse in the rhetorical texts of Anaximenes, Aristotle, and especially of Isocrates who took up a clear stance against the philosophy of the 4th century.

Rhetorics and Hermeneutics

This seems eminently relevant for an understanding of the dynamics operative in the power religious rhetoric as the power of the ... Eminent Rhetoric : Language , Gender , and Cultural Tropes ( Westport , CT : Bergin & Gravey , 1994 ) .

Author: James D. Hester

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780567025807

Category: Religion

Page: 247

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This collection of essays provides original studies of various New Testament texts read through the eyes of rhetorical criticism as well as a tribute to the continuing influence of Wilhelm Wuellner and his work.

Rhetorical Hermeneutics

CHAPTER 6 CLASSICAL RHETORIC WITHOUT NOSTALGIA : A RESPONSE TO GAONKAR Carolyn R. Miller In his well - known essay on ... In spite of these warnings from two of our most eminent rhetorical critics , many have gone ahead anyway and ...

Author: Alan G. Gross

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9780791431092

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 371

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Examines the nature of rhetorical theory and criticism, the rhetoric of science, and the impact of poststructuralism and postmodernism on contemporary accounts of rhetoric.

Encyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition

Com-posed long after Against the Sophists, Antidosis provides a glimpse into Isocrates' theories re-- garding education and rhetoric. Eminent among his discussions, according to Bizzell and Herzberg, is "a long panegyric on the ...

Author: Theresa Enos

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135816069

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 832

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First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Rhetoric of Social Movements

Viewed in this sense, a movement becomes eminent as rhetorical actions intervene in the social ecology, fashioning social motions into discernible, meaningful forms. Movement is composed and tactically construed, a product of agents and ...

Author: Nathan Crick

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 042979052X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 318

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This collection provides an accessible yet rigorous survey of the rhetorical study of historical and contemporary social movements and promotes the study of relations between strategy, symbolic action, and social assemblage. Offering a comprehensive collection of the latest research in the field, The Rhetoric of Social Movements: Networks, Power, and New Media suggests a framework for the study of social movements grounded in a methodology of "slow inquiry" and the interconnectedness of these imminent phenomena. Chapters address the rhetorical tactics that social movements use to gain attention and challenge power; the centrality of traditional and new media in social movements; the operations of power in movement organization, leadership, and local and global networking; and emerging contents and environments for social movements in the twenty-first century. Each chapter is framed by case studies (drawn from movements across the world, ranging from Black Lives Matter and Occupy to Greek anarchism and indigenous land protests) that ground conceptual characteristics of social movements in their continuously unfolding reality, furnishing readers with both practical and theoretical insights. The Rhetoric of Social Movements will be of interest to scholars and advanced students of rhetoric, communication, media studies, cultural studies, social protest and activism, and political science.