ERIC Number: ED108231
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
A Symposium in Rhetoric (Texas Women's University, Denton, Texas, April 26, 1974).
Bishop, J. Dean, Ed.; And Others
The papers in this book were presented at a Symposium in Rhetoric at the Texas Woman's University, in Denton, Texas, on April 26, 1974. "Searching for a Romantic Rhetoric" by Gary Tate argues that authors of textbooks have failed the contemporary student of writing by ignoring the spaciousness of rhetoric. Rhetoric has also served writing students poorly by failing to incorporate rhetorical theory into practice. Finally, there is a growing danger in the way in which rhetoricians have rediscovered the idea of appealing to one's audience. "The Value of Rhetoric to the Creative Artist" by Winston Weathers argues that rhetoric as a prelude to creative writing and as an attitude and methodology in the teaching of creative writing would be valuable. "Rhetoric and Linguistics" by Turner Kobler compares these two fields. "Rhetoric, Whether Goest Thou? by Edward P.J. Corbett discusses the future of rhetoric. (TS)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Federation of North Texas Area Universities.