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The Unconsumated Flirtation: Contextualist Approaches to Argument
Contextualism's influence on the 20th century was profound. This was true also of argumentation studies. But argumentation scholars reached the limits of their engagement of contexualism falling back into formal study ...
The Public Sphere and the Political Sphere: Rhetorical Interconnections
Exploration of the relationship between the public sphere and the political sphere. Key rhetorical concepts that mediate the relationship between them are explored.
Richard Nixon's Anti-Impeachment Campaign: America's Paradise Lost
(Fred McMahon, 1974-05-01)
Analysis of Richard Nixon's April 29, 1974, speech during the Nixon impeachment crisis. Interprets the speech as a quest narrative.
Another Episode in the Great American Adventure: A Fictional Play (based on a speech by Richard Nixon "The Cambodia Strike," April 30, 1970
(Moments in Contemporary Rhetoric and Communication, 1972)
A fictional representation of the writing of the speech in which Richard Nixon justified to the Nation the incursion into Cambodia.
Motive and New Rhetorics
Analysis of the uses made of the Attica prison revolt by various groups in society in support of the motivations which drove their own efforts. Contains critique of rhetorical theory and the place of motives in rhetorical theory.
Wading into the Stream of Forensics Research: The View from the Editorial Office
(National Forensics Journal, 1990)
Commentary on the state of research in debate and forensics in 1990.
Report of the Seminar on Communication and Culture
Report of a seminar held at the Second Conference of the Kenneth Burke Society, New Harmony, IN, May 1990. Records topics and outcomes for the seminar. Includes ideas about how to use Kenneth Burke's ideas and methods ...
Transcendence in the Barnyard or, From the Barnyard to the Elysian Fields
Explores the state of divided politics in 2012, positing the virtue of disagreement but seeing it as potentially productive or destructive. Identifies the characteristics of productive disagreement.
The Vietnam Veteran: A Victim of the War's Rhetorical Failure
Argues that from defense and media coverage of the Vietnam War, an image of the character and activities of those fighting the war emerged. Within the defense of the war two justifications fought for dominance: a romantic ...
Symbolic Power as a Dimension of Public Life
Argues for a reconceptualization of citizenship built around participation in the symbolic life of a political community. Ties revisions in political theory into revisions in rhetorical theory.