In Defence of Rhetoric
Brian Vickers
[PDF] î Free Download Ç In Defence of Rhetoric : by Brian Vickers ↠
Sep 19, 2020 - 22:15 PM By Brian Vickers

A spirited effort to restore the importance of rhetoric, this book examines its early development in the classical era, its triumph during the Renaissance, and its subsequent decline While acknowledging rhetoric s general loss of prestige, the author asserts its value in modern times as an indispensable vehicle for style and thought in the work of Joyce, Orwell, Jarrell,A spirited effort to restore the importance of rhetoric, this book examines its early development in the classical era, its triumph during the Renaissance, and its subsequent decline While acknowledging rhetoric s general loss of prestige, the author asserts its value in modern times as an indispensable vehicle for style and thought in the work of Joyce, Orwell, Jarrell, and others, and concludes by surveying rhetoric s fragmentation and misapplication in the current critical theories of such thinkers as Jakobson and de Man.
  • Title: In Defence of Rhetoric
  • Author: Brian Vickers
  • ISBN: 9780198117919
  • Page: 264
  • Format: Paperback

Comments

Leon Conrad Sep 19, 2020 - 22:15 PM
Very good overview of the arguments pro and against rhetoric, its use and misuse. It offers a more academic approach than Sam Leith's 'You Talkin' To Me?: Rhetoric from Aristotle to Obama', with high points being analyses of the rhetorical approaches taken by James Joyce and Randall Jarrell's 'Pictures From an Institution'. Certain ommissions (eg the ommission of any significant mention of analogy in the text and its complete ommission from the glossary of rhetorical terms at the back) and a dis [...]
Click to Replay
Ramon de Santiago Sep 19, 2020 - 22:15 PM
Been reading and re-reading this book for the past 15 years. Just awesome.
Click to Replay

Leave a Comment

Name
Email
Your Comment
In Defence of Rhetoric By Brian Vickers A spirited effort to restore the importance of rhetoric, this book examines its early development in the classical era, its triumph during the Renaissance, and its subsequent decline While acknowledging rhetoric s general loss of prestige, the author asserts its value in modern times as an indispensable vehicle for style and thought in the work of Joyce, Orwell, Jarrell,A spirited effort to restore the importance of rhetoric, this book examines its early development in the classical era, its triumph during the Renaissance, and its subsequent decline While acknowledging rhetoric s general loss of prestige, the author asserts its value in modern times as an indispensable vehicle for style and thought in the work of Joyce, Orwell, Jarrell, and others, and concludes by surveying rhetoric s fragmentation and misapplication in the current critical theories of such thinkers as Jakobson and de Man.

Share this article...
  • [PDF] î Free Download Ç In Defence of Rhetoric : by Brian Vickers ↠
    264 Brian Vickers
  • thumbnail Title: [PDF] î Free Download Ç In Defence of Rhetoric : by Brian Vickers ↠
    Posted by:Brian Vickers
    Published :2020-06-07T22:15:03+00:00