Reception Histories: Rhetoric, Pragmatism, and American Cultural Politics

Reception Histories: Rhetoric, Pragmatism, and American Cultural Politics

by Steven Mailloux
     
 

In his earlier Rhetorical Power, Steven Mailloux presented an innovative and challenging strategy for combining critical theory and cultural studies. That book has stimulated wide-ranging discussion and debate among diverse audiences—students and...See more details below

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In his earlier Rhetorical Power, Steven Mailloux presented an innovative and challenging strategy for combining critical theory and cultural studies. That book has stimulated wide-ranging discussion and debate among diverse audiences—students and...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801435058
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
07/02/1998
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1Rhetorical Pragmatism
1Articulation and Understanding3
2The Sophistry of Rhetorical Pragmatism20
3Interpretation and Rhetorical Hermeneutics43
Pt. 2Cultural Rhetoric Study
4Ideological Rhetoric and Bible Politics: Fuller Reading Douglass75
5Good and Bad Persuasions: Critics Reading Bunyan103
6The Use and Abuse of Fiction: Readers Eating Books128
Pt. 3Rhetorical Studies and the Culture Wars
7Rhetoric Returns to Syracuse: The Reception of Curricular Reform151
8Rhetorical Studies: Future Prospects182
AppMajor in English and Textual Studies, Syracuse University197
Index201

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