Raphael Lyne's Shakespeare, Rhetoric
and Cognition argues that Renaissance rhetoric
can be considered a kind of cognitive science, and that Shakespeare's language particularly exemplifies the intimate connection between rhetoric
He further traces the emergence of vernacular rhetorics
in Italy spearheaded by Bartolomeo Cavalcanti.
Lugo-Lugo's book adds an interesting perspective to this literature through its sequential analysis of rhetoric
pertaining to immigration, terrorism, same-sex marriage, and gay people in the post-9/11 United States.
As a teacher of rhetoric
, it is tempting to respond reflexively to this posing of the rhetorical against the real; to say, as I often do, that there is nothing insubstantial or unreal about rhetoric
Further, the paper explains how rhetoric
itself is multi-modal as an architectonic practice drawing on, and substantively contributing to, the sum of the liberal arts.
The contents of the volume include three studies on Mesopotamian rhetoric
, two on Egyptian rhetoric
, three on Chinese rhetoric
, one each on biblical rhetoric
and "alternative Greek rhetoric
" (from Rhodes), and two cross-cultural studies that deal with Near Eastern texts.
What is the status of rhetoric
in the early modern period?
waves that have alternated between normative and rational rhetorics
Coming out of the 1986 Temple University conference on the rhetoric
of human sciences, the contributors address the rhetorical turn that the field is taking.
com/research/2b5737/stalinist_genetics) has announced the addition of the "Stalinist Genetics: The Constitutional Rhetoric
In a section on "Comparative/Contrastive Rhetorics
," Ratliff focuses on recent work in Chinese rhetoric
as well as on recent theoretical work on comparative rhetoric
of California at Riverside), and the hidden rhetorics
of African American life, culture, and knowledge therefore remain relegated to the metaphorical (or sometimes not so metaphorical) "barbershop," a "hush harbor" where a different rhetoric