Thomas De Quincey

Thomas De Quincey

British Rhetoric's Romantic Turn

eBook - 2012
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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. Agnew presents an extensive discuss.
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 2012
ISBN: 9781283739481
1283739488
9780809331499
0809331497
0809331489
9780809331482
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 165 pages)

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