English 522:
Rhetorical Theory in Historical Perspective


Course Readings

Spring, 1999




Books

Bizzell, Patricia, & Herzberg, Bruce, eds. The Rhetorical Tradition. Boston, MA: Bedford, 1990.

Connors, Robert, Andrea Lunsford, & Lisa Ede, eds. Essays on Classical Rhetoric and Modern Discourse Southern Illinois University Press, 1984.

Gurak, Laura. Persuasion and Privacy in Cyberspace. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997.

Jarratt, Susan. Rereading the Sophists. Southern Illinois University Press, 1991.

Neel, Jasper. Plato, Derrida, and Writing. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1988.

Porter, James E. Audience and Rhetoric. New York: Prentice Hall, 1992.



Readings from the Course Packet

Abbot, Don Paul. "The Ancient Word: Rhetoric in Aztec Culture." Rhetorica 5 (Summer 1987): 251-264.

Fleming, David. "Rhetoric as a Course of Study." College English 61 (November 1998): 169-191.

Foss, Sonja K., Karen A. Foss, and Robert Trapp, ed. "Kenneth Burke." In Contemporary Perspectives on Rhetoric. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press, 1985: 157-65.

Golden, James L., Goodwin F. Berquist, and William E. Coleman. "The Education of the Citizen Orator." In The Rhetoric of Western Thought, 4th ed. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt, 1989: 53-71 (ch. 3).

Halloran, Michael. "Rhetoric in the American College Curriculum: The Decline of Public Discourse." Pre/Text 3 (1982): 245-70.

Herzberg, Bruce. "Michel Foucault's Rhetorical Theory." Patricia Harkin and John Schild, eds. Contending With Words: Composition and Rhetoric in a Postmodern Age. New York: MLA, 1991. 69-81.

Lanham, Richard. "Digital Rhetoric and the Digital Arts." The Electronic Word: Democracy, Technology, and the Arts. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993. 29-52.

Lanham, Richard. "The 'Q' Question." The Electronic Word: Democracy, Technology, and the Arts. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993. 154-194.

LeFevre, Karen. "A Platonic View of Rhetorical Invention." Invention as a Social Act. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1987. 10-31.

LeFevre, Karen. "Invention as a Social Act." Invention as a Social Act. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1987. 33-47.

Knoblauch, C. H. "Modern Composition Theory and the Rhetorical Tradition." Freshman English News 9 (Fall 1980): 3-4, 11-17.

Yagelski, Robert P. "A Rhetoric of Contact: Tecumseh and the Native American Confederacy." Rhetoric Review 14 (Fall 1995): 64-77.



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