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Trust in texts [electronic resource] : a different history of rhetoric / Susan Miller.

By: Miller, Susan, 1942-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 203 p.).ISBN: 9781435663534 (electronic bk.); 1435663535 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Rhetoric -- History | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Rhetoric | REFERENCE -- Writing Skills | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Composition & Creative WritingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Trust in texts.DDC classification: 808.009 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : rhetoric, emotion, and places of persuasion. Rhetorics, pedagogies, and methods. Topics : simultaneous and consecutive. The trouble with emotion, and rhetoric. Emotional educations. The trouble with rhetoric, and emotion -- Decentering rhetoric. Reviewing rhetoric. Everyone knows : antique characters. Everyone knew : rhetoric as its precedents -- Trusting texts. Trusting printing. Trusting rhetoric. "Sincerely, and prudently, yours" -- The mobility of trust. Literature, "literature," and rhetorical truths. Rhetorical rhetoric and literary truth. The communicative essence of language : pure British tongues. The turn to words. The ends of trust -- Conclusion : centering rhetoric--the psychology of anxious moments and solemn occasions.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-187) and index.

Introduction : rhetoric, emotion, and places of persuasion. Rhetorics, pedagogies, and methods. Topics : simultaneous and consecutive. The trouble with emotion, and rhetoric. Emotional educations. The trouble with rhetoric, and emotion -- Decentering rhetoric. Reviewing rhetoric. Everyone knows : antique characters. Everyone knew : rhetoric as its precedents -- Trusting texts. Trusting printing. Trusting rhetoric. "Sincerely, and prudently, yours" -- The mobility of trust. Literature, "literature," and rhetorical truths. Rhetorical rhetoric and literary truth. The communicative essence of language : pure British tongues. The turn to words. The ends of trust -- Conclusion : centering rhetoric--the psychology of anxious moments and solemn occasions.

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