Purpose, Practice, and Pedagogy in Rhetorical Criticism

Purpose, Practice, and Pedagogy in Rhetorical Criticism

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This edited volume fills a void in the literature concerning the purpose, practice, and pedagogy associated with performing rhetorical criticism. Literature regarding these issuesa€”predominantly purposea€”exists primarily as scattered journal articles and as sections within chapters of textbooks on rhetorical criticism. This book brings together 15 established rhetorical critics, each of whom offers well thought out and argued opinion pieces that stress the more personal nature of criticism. The purpose of this book is to serve as a disciplinary resource, and as a teaching and learning aid. Accessibility across areas of expertise and experience is stressed in this book. Critics range from junior faculty to emeritus, and represent a broad spectrum of views on criticism. In this sense the book offers a snapshot of the views of a wide swath of successfully practicing, contemporary rhetorical critics.Should the critica#39;s own ideological/political stance be the ground on which the critical analysis rests, such that we are not only informed with respect to an understanding of ... The response to a€œwhat should criticism doa€ is, as suggested earlieranbsp;...

Title:Purpose, Practice, and Pedagogy in Rhetorical Criticism
Author:Jim A. Kuypers
Publisher:Lexington Books - 2014-02-07


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