ENGL 5388 History and Practice of Rhetoric

A study of selected primary texts by rhetoricians from the classical ages to the present and of recent scholarly theories and commentaries. Topics might include changing definitions and constructions of rhetoric, the Sophists, the relation between rhetoric and epistemology, and the role of rhetoric in the history and development of liberal education.


Online sections of this course will have a fee of $14.00 per credit hour.