Lucas, Stephen E.
September 2007
Rhetoric & Public Affairs;Fall2007, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p509
Academic Journal
This article presents the author's analysis of the legacy of Edwin Black, a prominent scholar of rhetoric. Black was widely known for his erudition and prose , he believed style is as important to criticism as it is to the subject matter being critiqued. The author also examines Black's influential book "Rhetorical Criticism: A Study in Method," that altered the way rhetoric was studied and taught. The book moved the discipline away from Neo-Aristotelianism towards a more, modern and relevant perspective.


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