Rhetoric: Concord and Controversy by Antonio de Velasco,Melody Lehn PDF

Rhetoric: Concord and Controversy by Antonio de Velasco,Melody Lehn PDF

By Antonio de Velasco,Melody Lehn

In might 2010, greater than 1,000 students from all over the world collected for the Rhetoric Society of America’s fourteenth biennial convention to consider of the numerous dimensions of rhetoric, one divisive and conflictive, the opposite irenic and unifying. Cicero pointed out those divergent characteristics, whereas Kenneth Burke took this either/or break up character and reworked it right into a area the place identity and department are came across jointly, the place sameness and variety embody the paintings of rhetoric. As a manufactured from the convention, Rhetoric: harmony and Controversy deals 32 essays that ponder this realm of rhetoric and divulges a panorama that's shiny in addition to diverse, obvious in addition to dense. those soaking up and considerate contributions ask, between many different issues, what are the boundaries of rhetorical harmony? What function does race and gender play within the give-and-take of cohesion and distinction? Is there a potential replacement to agreeing to disagree? How can rhetorical pedagogy reply to the political controversies of today?

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