Historical studies of rhetoric and rhetoricians.

Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University Press [1961] .

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Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
Éloquence -- Histoire.
Oratory -- History.
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Speeches, addresses, etc. -- History and criticism.
Description xiv, 446 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date [1961]
Notes Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (pages 383-432).
Also issued online.
Contents Introduction: The field of rhetoric / H.H. Hudson -- Rhetorical theory -- Plato and Aristotle on rhetoric and rhetoricians / E.L. Hunt -- Classical rhetoric and the mediaeval theory of preaching / H. Caplan -- Quintilian's witnesses / H.F. Harding -- Thomas Wilson's contributions to rhetoric / R.H. Wagner -- Bacon's conception of rhetoric / K.R. Wallace -- Sources of the elocutionary movement in England: 1700-1748 / W.S. Howell -- Whately and his rhetoric / W.M. Parrish -- Whately on elocution / J.A. Winans -- John Thelwall: his life, his school, and his theory of elocution / F.W. Haberman -- De Quincey on rhetoric and public speaking / H.H. Hudson -- Rhetorical practice -- Some differences between literary criticism and rhetorical criticism / H.A. Wichelns -- Thomas Wilson's speech against usury / R.H. Wagner -- Milton's rhetoric on the tyranny of kings / W.E. Gilman -- George Whitefield: commoner evangelist / C.H. King -- The contemporary reception of Edmund Burke's speaking / D.C. Bryant -- Lord Thomas Erskine: modern advocate / C.C. Arnold -- Samuel Taylor Coleridge in lecture-box and pulpit / R.F. Howes -- Matthew Arnold: the critic as rhetorician / E.L. Hunt -- The Gladstone-Huxley controversy on Genesis / C.K. Thomas -- The Nazi rhetorician / R. Scanlan -- Epilogue: Rhetoric and poetry / H.H. Hudson.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)349174
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WorldCat Identities Howes, Raymond F. 1903-1986,
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