The Rhetoric of RHETORIC: The Quest for Effective Communication
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- Publication Date:October 29, 2004
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In this manifesto, distinguished critic Wayne Booth claims that communication in every corner of life can be improved if we study rhetoric closely.
- Written by Wayne Booth, author of the seminal book, The Rhetoric of Fiction (1961).
- Explores the consequences of bad rhetoric in education, in politics, and in the media.
- Investigates the possibility of reducing harmful conflict by practising a rhetoric that depends on deep listening by both sides.
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