Rhetoric in Popular Culture (5th ed.)

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  • 9781506315638
  • 9781506315621
  • 9781506315652

“An accessible introduction to contemporary rhetorical theory and its applications in everyday life.”

—Cory Brewster, Eastern Oregon University

Rhetoric in Popular Culture, Fifth Edition, shows you how to apply growing and cutting-edge methods of critical studies to a full spectrum of contemporary issues seen in daily life. Exploring a wide range of mass media including current movies, magazines, advertisements, social networking sites, music videos, and television shows, Barry Brummett uses critical analysis to apply key rhetorical concepts to a variety of exciting examples drawn from popular culture. You are guided from theory to practice in an easy-to-understand manner, providing you with a foundational understanding of the definition and history of rhetoric as well as new approaches to the rhetorical tradition. The highly anticipated Fifth Edition includes new critical essays and case studies that demonstrate for you how the critical methods discussed can be used to study the hidden rhetoric of popular culture.

  • SAGE Publications; September 2017
  • ISBN: 9781506315621
  • Edition: 5
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  • Title: Rhetoric in Popular Culture
  • Author: Barry S. Brummett
  • Imprint: SAGE Publications, Inc
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781506315638
  • 9781506315621
  • 9781506315652

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“An accessible introduction to contemporary rhetorical theory and its applications in everyday life.”