Nineteenth-Century Rhetoric in North America
- Publish Date: 1991-10-16
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Nan Johnson PhD
Johnson argues that nineteenth-century rhetoric was primarily synthetic, derived from the combination of classical elements and eighteenth-century belletristic and epistemological approaches to theory and practice. She reveals that nineteenth-century rhetoric supported several rhetorical arts, each conceived systematically from a similar theoretical foundation.