Comparative Rhetoric

Comparative Rhetoric : An Historical and Cross Cultural Introduction

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Offering a cross-cultural overview of rhetoric as a universal feature of expression and communication. The author explores analogies to human rhetoric in animal communication, rhetorical factors in the origin of human speech, and rhetorical conventions in traditionally oral societies around the world. The second part of the book discusses rhetoric as understood and practiced in early literate cultures, seeking to identify what is unique or unusual in the Western tradition.show more

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  • Hardback | 250 pages
  • 157.48 x 233.68 x 17.78mm | 498.95g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195109325
  • 9780195109320

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