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- Southern Illinois University Press 2000; US$ 35.00
In this collection edited by Alan G. Gross and Arthur E. Walzer, scholars in communication, rhetoric and composition, and philosophy seek to ?reread? Aristotle?s Rhetoric from a purely rhetorical perspective. So important do these contributors find the Rhetoric , in fact, that a core tenet in this book is that ?all subsequent rhetorical theory... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 1988; US$ 40.00
Here, after a quarter century of additional study and reflection, Bitzer presents a new critical edition of George Campbell?s classic. Bitzer provides a more complete review and assessment of Campbell?s work, giving particular emphasis to Campbell?s theological views, which he demonstrates played an important part in Campbell?s overall view of... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2009; US$ 32.00
Makes accessible to modern readers the 17th-century rhetorics of Thomas Hobbes (1588?1677) and Bernard Lamy (1640?1715) Hobbes? A Briefe of the Art of Rhetorique, the first English translation of Aristotle?s rhetoric, reflects Hobbes? sense of rhetoric as a central instrument of self-defense in an increasingly fractious... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2013; US$ 40.00
During the decades of the 1980s and 1990s, historians of rhetoric, composition, and communication vociferously theorized historiographical motivations and methodologies for writing histories in their fields. After this fertile period of rich, contested, and impassioned theorization, scholars busily undertook the composition of numerous historical... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2007; US$ 38.00
Trust in Texts: A Different History of Rhetoric challenges the accepted idea of a singular rhetorical tradition poorly maintained from the Athenian Golden Age until the present. Author Susan Miller argues that oratorical rhetoric is but one among many codes that guide the production of texts and proposes that emotion and trust are central to the... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.57
A powerful, provocative play about international relations and the shifting balance of power between East and West. Tiananmen Square, 1989. As tanks roll through Beijing and soldiers hammer on his hotel door, Joe – a young American photojournalist – captures a piece of history. New York, 2012. Joe is covering a presidential election, marred by... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2013; US$ 35.00
This collection of essays, edited by Victor J. Vitanza, is a historiography of rhetoric, summarizing what has recently been accomplished in the revision of traditional histories of rhetoric and discussing what might be accomplished in the future. Featuring a variety of approaches—classical, revisionary, and avant-garde—it includes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
Realism in theatre is traditionally defined as a mere "seed" of modernism, a simple or crude attempt to copy objective reality on stage. This book challenges this misconception by redefining realism as an under-examined form of visual modernism that positioned theatre at the crux of the unstable interaction between consciousness and the visible world.... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 59.95
Text & Presentation, 2013 gathers some of the best work presented at the 2013 Comparative Drama Conference in Baltimore. Subjects ranging from Ancient Greece to 21st century America are covered with a variety of approaches and formats. Celebrated playwright Edward Albee's presentation is the lead piece, followed by 12 research papers, one review... more...