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ERIC Number: EJ177440
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Discours sur la Rhetorique by Victor Gastebois: A Translation of a 1905 Defense of Rhetoric as a Humane Study
Coe, Marguerite
Western Journal of Speech Communication, 41, 4, 221-32, F 77
Recounts the early decades of the Third Republic when Napolean I was organizing extensive reforms to "modernize" and "democratize" the educational curriculum. Offers a complete textual translation of a 1905 commencement address of Victor Gastebois, a professor of rhetoric at the lycee of Coutances (Manche), through which he directly confronted the objections of both the traditionalists and the modernists. (MH)
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