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Product Description: This wide-ranging volume gives proper attention to the views on rhetoric and style set forth by British literary figure Thomas De Quincey (1785–1859), whose contributions to the history of rhetoric are often overlooked. Lois Peters Agnew presents an overview of this theorist’s life and provides cultural context for his time and place, with particular emphasis on the significance of his rhetoric as both an alternative strain of rhetorical history and a previously unrealized example of rhetoric’s transformation in nineteenth-century Britain...read more

Paperback:

9780809331482 | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, November 20, 2012, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This wide-ranging volume gives proper attention to the views on rhetoric and style set forth by British literary figure Thomas De Quincey (1785–1859), whose contributions to the history of rhetoric are often overlooked.

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Product Description: This is a study in practical applications of Stoic philosophy for a turbulent modern world.In her examination of the eighteenth-century transition from classical to modern perspectives in British rhetorical theory, Lois Peters Agnew argues that this shift was significantly shaped by resurgent influences of Stoic ethical philosophy...read more

Hardcover:

9781570037672 | Univ of South Carolina Pr, January 31, 2009, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: This is a study in practical applications of Stoic philosophy for a turbulent modern world.

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