The Sage Handbook of Rhetorical Studies

The Sage Handbook of Rhetorical Studies

By: Kirt H. Wilson (editor), Andrea A. Lunsford (editor), Rosa A. Eberly (editor)Hardback

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This handbook brings together top scholars and researchers from across the disciplines who are doing work in rhetorical studies. The Handbook addresses and explores fundamental issues and pivotal questions about the role of rhetoric in history and in today's society. The international list of contributors contains scholars from composition, speech communication, English, philosophy, education, sociology, African-American studies, and so forth. The Handbook is divided into six sections: History; Theory/Concepts; Pedagogy; Dimensions of Rhetoric Practice; Analysis of Criticism; and, New Directions.

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Andrea A. Lunsford is the Louise Hewlett Nixon Professor of English and Director of the Program in Writing and Rhetoric at Stanford University and a member of the faculty of The Bread Loaf Graduate School of English. She has designed and taught undergraduate and graduate courses in writing history and theory, rhetoric, literacy studies, and intellectual property and is the author or co-author of many books and articles, including The Everyday Writer; Essays on Classical Rhetoric and Modern Discourse; Singular Texts/Plural Authors: Perspectives on Collaborative Writing; Reclaiming Rhetorica: Women in the History of Rhetoric, Everything's an Argument, Exploring Borderlands: Composition and Postcolonial Studies and Writing Matters: Rhetoric in Public and Private Lives. Kirt Wilson's research moves from African American to presidential rhetoric and from the history of rhetoric to the rhetoric of history. A graduate of Northwestern University, he is currently an Associate Professor and the Director of Graduate Studies for the University of Minnesota's Communication Studies Department. He has won numerous awards from the National Communication Association including the New Investigator Award (2001) and the Karl R. Wallace Memorial Award (2002). His book The Reconstruction Desegregation Debate (2002) published by Michigan State Press won NCA's Winans-Wichelns Memorial Award (2003) and the Marie Hochmuth Nichols Award (2003). In 2004, the University of Minnesota honored professor Wilson with the prestigious McKnight Presidential Fellowship, an honor extended to only three to four tenured associate faculty each year. Kirt Wilson teaches graduate courses on U.S. public discourse, textual criticism and methods, African American civil rights rhetoric, and theories of race, culture, and public memory. Currently, he is working on two book projects. The first investigates the intellectual and conceptual history of "mimesis" or imitation in the nineteenth century and the second is a study of the sentimental aesthetic in contemporary commemorations of the civil rights movement. Rosa A. Eberly, Associate Professor of Rhetoric in the departments of Communication Arts and Sciences and English and Fellow of the Laboratory for Public Scholarship and Democracy at Penn State, is author of CITIZEN CRITICS: LITERARY PUBLIC SPHERES, co-author of THE ELEMENTS OF REASONING (2d ed), and co-editor of A LABORATORY FOR PUBLIC SCHOLARSHIP AND DEMOCRACY, as well as articles on classrooms as protopublic spaces, rhetoric and democracy, and the place of rhetoric in higher education. Before returning to her almissima mater in 2002, Eberly was Associate Professor and Director of the Writing Center at The University of Texas at Austin and affiliated faculty of the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Participation and the program in Technology, Literacy, and Culture. A first-generation college graduate, she is grateful for the many transformative teachers and students who have blessed her life.


PART I. HISTORICAL STUDIES IN RHETORIC Introduction: Historical and Comparative Rhetorical Studies: Revisionist Methods and Directions - C. Jan Swearingen and Edward Schiappa 1. Historiography and the Study of Rhetoric - Arthur E. Walzer and David Beard 2. Rhetorical Archaeology: Established Resources, Methodological Tools, and Basic Research Methods - Richard Leo Enos 3. Medieval and Renaissance Rhetorical Studies of Women - Christine Mason Sutherland 4. Recovering, Revisioning, and Regendering the History of 18th- and 19th-Century Rhetorical Theory and Practice - Lynee Lewis Gaillet and Elizabeth Tasker 5. Coping With Modernity: Strategies of 20th-Century Rhetorical Theory - James Arnt Aune 6. The Study of Argumentation - Frans H. van Eemeren 7. Rhetoric of Religion: A Map of the Territory - Margaret D. Zulick 8. Feminist Perspectives on the History of Rhetoric - Kate Ronald 9. Recent Advances in Comparative Rhetoric - Sue Hum and Arabella Lyon PART II. RHETORIC ACROSS THE DISCIPLINES Introduction: Rhetoric, Disciplinarity, and Fields of Knowledge - John Lyne and Carolyn R. Miller 10. The Rhetoric of the Natural Sciences - Jeanne Fahnestock 11. The Rhetoric of Economics - Edward M. Clift 12. Rhetoric in Literary Criticism and Theory - Don Bialostosky 13. Rhetoric of Health and Medicine - Judy Z. Segal 14. Rhetoric and International Relations: More Than 'Cheap Talk' - Gordon R. Mitchell 15. The Rhetoric of Interdisciplinarity: Boundary Work in the Construction of New Knowledge - Julie Thompson Klein PART III. RHETORIC AND PEDAGOGY Introduction: Rhetoric as Pedagogy - Cheryl Glenn and Martin Carcasson 16. Rhetoric and (?) Composition - Bruce Horner and Min-Zhan Lu 17. Intercollegiate Debate and Speech Communication: Historical Developments and Issues for the Future - Jarrod Atchison and Ed Panetta 18. The Consequences of Rhetoric and Literacy: Power, Persuasion, and Pedagogical Implications - Morris Young and Connie Kendall 19. Echoes frmo the Past: Learning How to Listen, Again - Joyce Irene Middleton 20. Civic Participation and the Undergraduate Curriculum - Wendy B. Sharer 21. Visual Rhetoric and/as Critical Pedagogy - Brian L. Ott and Greg Dickinson 22. A Century After the Divorce: Challenges To a Rapprochement Between Speech Communication and English - Roxanne Mountford PART IV. RHETORIC AND PUBLIC DISCOURSE Introduction: The Common Goods of Public Discourse - Kirt Wilson and Rosa A. Eberly 23. History of Public Discourse Studies - David Zarefsky 24. Race, Sex, and Class in Rhetorical Criticism - Karlyn Kohrs Campbell and Zornitsa D. Keremidchieva 25. Rhetoric and Critical Theory: Possibillities for Rapprochement in Public Deliberation - Gerard A. Hauser and Maria T. Hegbloom 26. Digital Rhetoric and Public Discourse - Laura J. Gurak and Smiljana Antonijevic 27. Arts of Address in Revolutionary America - Stephen Howard Browne 28. Explosive Words and Glimmers of Hope: U.S. Public Discourse, 1860-1900 - Angela G. Ray 29. For the Common Good: Rhetoric and Discourse Practices in the United States, 1900-1950 - Thomas W. Benson 30. Religious Voices in American Public Discourse - James Darsey and Josh Ritter 31. Between Touchstones and Touch Screens: What Counts as Contemporary Political Rhetoric? - Vanessa B. Beasley 32. Social Movement Rhetoric - Robert Cox and Christina R. Foust

Product Details

  • publication date: 17/12/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781412909501
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 712
  • ID: 9781412909501
  • weight: 1361
  • ISBN10: 1412909503

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