Examines rhetorical practices in cultures and time sessions that experience acquired little realization to date.
Focusing on historic rhetoric outdoors of the dominant Western culture, this assortment examines rhetorical practices in Egypt, Mesopotamia, Israel, and China. The publication uncovers trade methods of figuring out human habit and explores how those rhetorical practices either mirrored and stimulated their cultures. The essays handle problems with historiography and lift questions on the appliance of Western rhetorical thoughts to those very diversified old cultures. A bankruptcy on feedback for educating each one of those historical rhetorics is included.
“…all in all we get an outstanding realizing of ways rhetoric functioned in very assorted cultures.” — Bibliotheca Orientalis
"These essays forcefully and engagingly problem the tutorial ordinary that Athenian rhetoric is foundational. students educating ‘the classical’ might want to pay shut recognition to the accelerated corpus, and they'll use this e-book as a important textual content in histories of rhetoric classes and as a complement to extra mainstream texts." — Susan Romano, coauthor of Writing in an digital international: A Rhetoric with Readings
Contributors comprise Roberta A. Binkley, provide M. Boswell, Richard Leo Enos, William W. Hallo, Paul Y. Hoskisson, Carol S. Lipson, Yameng Liu, Arabella Lyon, David Metzger, C. Jan Swearingen, Deborah Sweeney, James W. Watts, and George Q. Xu.