ERIC Number: EJ348938
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Rhetorical Studies: A Reassessment of Adam Smith's Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres.
Purcell, William M.
Central States Speech Journal, v37 n1 p45-54 Spr 1986
Offers a dissenting interpretation of Adam Smith's Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres and a more conservative perspective on Smith's significance to the history of rhetorical theory. Views the lectures as an historical commentary on literature and rhetoric from the perspective of an eighteenth-century lecturer. (JD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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