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By Ian Worthington

ISBN-10: 144433414X

ISBN-13: 9781444334142

Is whole advisor to historic Greek rhetoric is phenomenal either in its chronological diversity and the breadth of subject matters it covers. strains the increase of rhetoric and its makes use of from Homer to Byzantium Covers wider-ranging issues corresponding to rhetoric's courting to wisdom, ethics, faith, legislations, and emotion contains new fabric giving us clean insights into how the Greeks observed and used rhetoric Discusses the belief of rhetoric and examines the prestige of rhetoric experiences, current and destiny All quotations from historical assets are translated into English

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The concept of rhetorical education advanced here is one that she has embodied in practice and promoted in exhortation throughout her career. Professor Ebbitt is the consummate classroom teacher as evidenced by numerous awards from colleagues and the testimonials of generations of undergraduate and graduate students. In her continually evolving textbooks, she has drawn not only on her own matchless intuition as a writer and editor but also on every species of research. There is probably no research paradigm that she has dismissed as irrelevant, nor any that she has accepted uncritically.

The writer sets the agenda and the group follows it, participating as fully as possible to help the writer achieve her intentions. In theory they are reconciled on the assumption that, despite personal differences and idiosyncrasies, women share something in common that transcends difference and bonds them: an essential, unchanging, homogeneous feminine nature. The essentializing tendencies of the feminist writing classroom are usually betrayed in statements that the individual female subject should write as a woman or read as a woman in response to experiences lived as a woman.

Ebbitt (Photograph by Greg Grieco) Page v CONTENTS Preface ix Acknowledgments xiii Notes on Contributors xv I. How Culture Constructs Students and Teachers 1. Feminist Theory and Practice in the Writing Classroom: A Critique and a Prospectus Anuradha Dingwaney and Lawrence Needham, Oberlin College 6 2. Women's Work, Worthy Work: Composition Instruction at Vassar College, 1897-1922 JoAnn Campbell, Indiana University 26 3. Spoken to Written Language: Thoughts on the Evolution of Consciousness Katherine Borland, Indiana University 43 4.

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