Consolatory Rhetoric: Grief, Symbol, and Ritual in the Greco-Roman Era

Consolatory Rhetoric: Grief, Symbol, and Ritual in the Greco-Roman Era

by Donovan J. Ochs

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780872498853
Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
Publication date: 08/01/1993
Series: Studies in Rhetoric/Communication Series
Pages: 130
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author


Donovan J. Ochs is professor of rhetoric and communication studies at the University of Iowa. He is co-author of A Brief Introduction to Speech and The Rhetoric of Agitation and Control as well as co-editor of Explorations in Rhetoric: Studies in Honor of Douglas Ehninger.

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"Strikes new ground, using long-known materials effectively to describe the rhetorical effects of consolatory ritual."--(James J. Murphy, University of California-Davis)

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"Historians of rhetoric have called for scholarship on this subject for years and now Donovan Ochs, one of our foremost experts, has given us some of his best work in response."--(Richard Leo enos, Carnegie Mellon University)

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