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Author Miller, Susan, 1942-2013.

Title Trust in texts : a different history of rhetoric / Susan Miller.

Publication Info. Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2008]


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Description 1 online resource (222 pages)
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-187) and index.
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.
Note Description based on print version record.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Rhetoric -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Miller, Susan. Trust in texts : a different history of rhetoric. Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2008] xiv, 203 pages ; 23 cm 9780809327881 (OCoLC)ocn122424504 (DLC)10754327
ISBN 0809327880 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780809387670 (e-book)

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