The articles in this special section illustrate the power of mass media and political language in shaping perceptions and manufacturing ideologies via deliberative and epideictic rhetoric
These statements assume North Korea's inflammatory rhetoric
means something; however, if the rhetoric
fits no behavioral pattern, then other countries' populations, media, and governments should discount the insults, threats, and crisis-mongering emanating from Pyongyang.
For example, what about the anti-colonialist rhetoric
that springs from earlier experiences in Algeria and Tunisia that still affects French Muslim youths?
For years, the study of rhetoric
has been overlooked.
James Arnt Aune and Enrique Rigsby, Civil Rights Rhetoric
and the American President (College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2005).
Comparatively Speaking: Gender and Rhetoric
addresses both the theory and history of rhetoric
As the art of persuasion, rhetoric
has always had a practical orientation, aimed at helping would-be rhetors find the best available means of persuasion in any particular case, but this pragmatism inevitably intertwines with theoretical speculation about the operations of language and thought.
Arguably the greatest and most influential teacher of rhetoric
Marshall interprets the whole oeuvre of Giambattista Vico (1668-1744), professor of rhetoric
at the University of Naples, with great erudition and invention.
This Article joins the critical conversation on the Great Recession and the role of law and economics in this crisis by examining neoclassical and contemporary law and economics from the perspective of legal rhetoric
Peter Mack's A History of Renaissance Rhetoric
1380-1620 presents a detailed account of the rhetorics
published during the mentioned dates.
offers a response to the "flippant use of rhetoric
as a label," as well as alternative views that "depict rhetoric
as a set of complex processes through which people construct distinctive views of reality, persuade others to share their beliefs and values, and create distinctive social, political, and economic structures that are legitimized through strategic discourse" (p.
In The Reagan Rhetoric
: History and Memory in 1980s America, Toby Glenn Bates justifies his study because "not a single scholar who focused exclusively on Reagan's rhetoric
approached the subject as a historian" (p.
This story, recorded by Herodotus and later by Plutarch, sets out the paradoxical relation between bia and peitho, violence and rhetoric
Unlike Robert Danisch's earlier work on the topic, Pragmatism, Democracy, and the Necessity of Rhetoric
(University of South Carolina Press 2007), Crick's project focuses almost exclusively on the rhetorical resources found in John Dewey's pragmatist philosophy.