ERIC Number: ED197362
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Rhetorical and Communication Theory: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1980 (Vol. 41 Nos. 1 through 6).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The ten titles deal with the following topics: (1) rhetorical theories for college writing teachers, (2) contemporary rhetorical criticism of literary art, (3) the rhetoric of the new religious cults, (4) Victorian argument, (5) environmental impact statements and rhetorical genres, (6) Aristotelian bases for the rhetorical concept of "pathos" as materials of experience within the "pisteis" as well as arguments to affect the emotions, (7) the image heuristic in rhetorical theory, (8) determining preference among theories of rhetoric, (9) general systems theory and rhetoric, and (10) Ricoeur's conception of language and its implications for foundational theology. (FL)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Communication Research, Communication (Thought Transfer), Content Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Language Usage, Organizational Communication, Persuasive Discourse, Rhetoric, Rhetorical Criticism, Secondary Education, Theories, Writing (Composition), Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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