The Rhetoric of Rhetoric
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The Rhetoric of Rhetoric

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In this manifesto, distinguished critic Wayne Booth claims that communication in every corner of life can be improved if we study rhetoric closely.

Written by Wayne Booth, author of the seminal book, The Rhetoric of Fiction (1961).
Explores the consequences of bad rhetoric in education, in politics, and in the media.
Investigates the possibility of reducing harmful confl...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published October 29th 2004 by Wiley-Blackwell (first published 2004)
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As horrible as the title of this book sounds, it was actually a decent read. I wouldn't recommend it as a pleasure read by any means; it was rather a nice primer on the current state of rhetoric.
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