The History and Theory of Rhetoric: An Introduction (5th Edition)

The History and Theory of Rhetoric: An Introduction (5th Edition)

by James Herrick

ISBN-10: 0205078583
ISBN-13: 9780205078585
Publisher: Pearson
Edition: 5 - 2012

Book Description

Updated in its 5th edition, 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 readers.This comprehensive text helps readers understand how persuasive public discourse performs essential social functions and shapes our daily worlds. . Known for its clear writing style and contemporary examples throughout, The History and Theory of Rhetoric emphasizes the relevance of rhetoric to today's readers.