Rhetoric and the Critic

Ehninger, Douglas
October 1965
Western Speech;Fall1965, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p227
Academic Journal
Presents a critique of the book "Rhetorical Criticism," by Edwin Black. Reasons why the book, though both important and provocative, yet is disappointing; Central thesis of the book; Argument by which the thesis is supported; Black's attack on neo-Aristotelianism; Decisiveness with which the book clears the ground for the growth of new theories of criticism rather than in the nurture of the theories themselves.


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