ERIC Number: EJ509866
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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The Rhetoric of Belles Lettres: The Political Context of the Eighteenth-Century Transition from Classical to Modern Cultural Studies.
Miller, Thomas P.
Rhetoric Society Quarterly, v23 n2 p1-19 Spr 1993
Argues that scholars need to develop a more rhetorical perspective on the history of rhetoric to encompass rhetoric's dual nature as an intellectual discipline and a practical political art. Reviews history of rhetoric in England and Scotland during the 18th century when the distance between the educated world and the public sphere narrowed when the reading public expanded. (TB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Historical Materials; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain); United Kingdom (Scotland)