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Rhetorica (2013) 31 (4): 402–443.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Gary Remer Notwithstanding the widespread assumption that Aristotle forges a better relationship among rhetoric, the emotions, and political morality than Cicero, I contend that Cicero, not Aristotle, offers a more relevant account of the relationship among these terms. I argue that, by grounding...
Rhetorica (2010) 28 (1): 67–95.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Dana Harrington : This article revisits eighteenth-century elocutionists Thomas Sheridan and John Walker by examining their work in two contexts: 1) classical imitation and oral reading traditions that engaged the body and emotions; and 2) early modern views of the faculties, particularly...
Rhetorica (2009) 27 (2): 159–188.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Tina Skouen In his Holy Sonnets, the English Renaissance poet and divine John Donne (1572–1631) gives voice to powerful emotional outbursts. Previous critics have mostly been concerned with the religious context and theological positions of the sonnets. This study rather attempts to isolate...