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Published: 12 October 1989

528 Pages | 6 halftones

ISBN: 9780198117919

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In Defence of Rhetoric

Brian Vickers

A Clarendon Press Publication

This book examines rhetoric's early development in the classical era, its triumph during the Renaissance, and its subsequent decline, while asserting its place in the work of modern writers and literary theorists such as Joyce, Orwell, Jakobson, and de Man.

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