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Rhetoric, the Polis, and the Global Village : Selected Papers From the 1998 Thirtieth Anniversary Rhetoric Society of America Conference - C. Jan Swearingen

Rhetoric, the Polis, and the Global Village

Selected Papers From the 1998 Thirtieth Anniversary Rhetoric Society of America Conference

By: C. Jan Swearingen (Editor), David S. Kaufer (Editor)

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"Rhetoric, the Polis, and the Global Village" represents current thought on the role of rhetoric in various disciplines, and includes such diverse topics as race, technology, and religion, demonstrating the expanding relevance of rhetoric in today's world. The essays included in this volume address the question of the polis in ancient and modern times, gradually converging with the more recent 30-year span between the decade of the Global Village and today's rhetorical rehearsals for a political global economy.
Originating from the 1998 Rhetoric Society of America's biennial conference, and representing the 30-year anniversary of the organization, this volume offers to all readers the keynote lectures and selected papers celebrating the universality of rhetoric across cultures. As a benchmark for the scholarship and growth of the rhetoric discipline in recent history, it will be of great interest to scholars in classical and contemporary rhetoric, writing, and other fields in which rhetoric has attained critical significance and influence.

Prefacep. ix
Introductionsp. 1
Rhetoric, the Polis, and the Global Village Now and Thenp. 3
Inclusive Rhetorics and Lost Voicesp. 9
Race and Rhetoric: an Unlikely Tandem?p. 11
Latina and Latino Rhetorical Issuesp. 15
Redefining an 800-Pound Godzillap. 19
Cybercommunities and Mcluhan: a Retrospectp. 23
Seven Ways of Looking at Religion and Rhetoricp. 27
Rhetoric, Religion, and Social Practicesp. 31
Keynote Addressp. 37
Sarah's Story: Making a Place for Historical Ethnography in Rhetorical Studiesp. 39
Selections from the Charles Kneupper Memorial Lecturep. 53
Rhetoric and Culture/Rhetoric and Technologyp. 55
Classical Rootsp. 63
Pity and the Polisp. 65
The Global Village, Multiculturalism, and The Functions of Sophistic Rhetoricp. 75
Orality, Literacy, and Isocrates' Political Aestheticsp. 83
Pudentilla's Anger The Indirect Discourse of a Roman Matronp. 93
Advertising as Epideictic Rhetoricp. 103
Rhetorics of Culture/Recovering Rhetorical Culturesp. 111
Unstifling the Rhetorical Impulse: Style And Invention in Thomas De Quincey's Rhetoricp. 113
Performing Conversion Washingtonian (in)temperance Rhetoricsp. 121
Brave New World: How Alexander Bain's Educational Reforms Addressed Student Needs During the Industrial Agep. 129
Facing the Audience: Reconsidering ""Audience""Through the Chinese Concept of ""Face""p. 139
The Incorporation of the Indian Body: Peyotism And the Pan-Indian Public, 1911-23p. 147
Hannah More, Lydia Sigourney, and the Creation Of a Women's Tradition of Rhetoricp. 155
Reconstructing Home in Early Feminist Rhetorics The Religious Discourses of Protestantism And Transcendentalism as Sites of Production For Sarah Grimké and Margaret Fullerp. 163
Rhetoric Tech: Defining Rhetorics In Modern Media And Electronic Discoursesp. 173
Are the Barbarians of Technology Knocking at the Gate?Vico and Scientism in Twentieth-Century Culturep. 175
It's a Great Place to Visit, but I Wouldn't Want To Live There: Virtual American Landscapes of The Nineteenth Centuryp. 183
Cyberethos: Ethos as a Cybernetic Systemp. 191
And Now a Word About Our Sponsors Advertising and Ethos in the Age of The Global Villagep. 199
Dialectic of Technology: Critical Affinities Between Kenneth Burke and the Frankfurt Schoolp. 209
Rhetorics of Ethics and Agencyp. 219
Rhetoric, Democracy, and The Deliberative Horizonp. 221
When Language is Just Another Commodity Enlightenment Theories, Erasure of Agency, And The End of the Politicalp. 231
Nourishing Equality, Converting Difference Matthew Arnold and the Rhetoric Of Popular Educationp. 239
The Rhetoric of Civility and the Fate of Argumentp. 247
Indexp. 255
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ISBN: 9780805832945
ISBN-10: 0805832947
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st July 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.57
Edition Number: 1