The Rhetoric of Rhetoric: The Quest for Effective Communication

  title={The Rhetoric of Rhetoric: The Quest for Effective Communication},
  author={Wayne C. Booth},
Preface. Acknowledgments. Part I Rhetoric's Status: Up, Down, and -- Up?. 1 How Many "Rhetorics"?. 2 A Condensed History of Rhetorical Studies. 3 Judging Rhetoric. 4 Some Major Rescuers. Part II The Need for Rhetorical Studies Today. 5 The Fate of Rhetoric in Education. 6 The Threats of Political Rhetrickery. 7 Media Rhetrickery. Part III Reducing Rhetorical Warfare. 8 Can Rhetorology Yield More Than a Mere Truce, in Any of Our "Wars"?. Conclusion. Notes. Index of Names and Titles. Index of… Expand
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