Ancient Rhetorics For Contemporary Students (3rd Edition)

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Ancient Rhetorics for Contemporary Students (3rd Edition)

This rhetoric revives the classical strategies of ancient Greek and Roman rhetoricians and adapts them to the needs of contemporary writers and speakers. This is a fresh interpretation of the ancient canons of composing: invention, arrangement, style, memory, and delivery. It shows that rhetoric, as it was practiced and taught by the ancients, was an intrinsic part of daily life and of communal discourse about current events. This book gives special emphasis to classic strategies of invention, devoting separate chapters to stasis theory, common and special topics, formal topics, ethos, pathos, extrinsic proofs, and Aristotelian means of reasoning. The authors' engaging discussion and their many contemporary examples of ancient rhetorical principles present rhetoric as a set of flexible, situational practices. This practical history draws the most relevant and useful concepts from ancient rhetorics and discusses, updates, and offers them for use in the contemporary composition classroom. Individuals interested in reading about the ancient canons of composing. Crowley Ancient_Rhetorics_for_Contemporary_Students SMP Page 1 of 1

Specifications of Ancient Rhetorics for Contemporary Students (3rd Edition)

GENERAL
AuthorSharon Crowley, Debra Hawhee
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Edition3
ISBN-100321172760
ISBN-139780321172761
PublisherLongman
Number Of Pages480
Publication Date2003-11-02
DIMENSIONS
Height9.62 inch.
Length7.22 inch.
Width1.13 inch.
Weight1.9 pounds.

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