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  1. kkaneta, Understanding African American Rhetoric: Jackson, Richardson (eds)

Message 1: Understanding African American Rhetoric: Jackson, Richardson (eds)

Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2003 11:24:22 +0000
From: kkaneta <>
Subject: Understanding African American Rhetoric: Jackson, Richardson (eds)

Title: Understanding African American Rhetoric
Subtitle: Classical Origins to Contemporary Innovations
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)		 
Editor: Ronald L. Jackson II, Penn State University 
Editor: Elaine B. Richardson, Penn State University 

Hardback: ISBN: 0415943868, Pages: 352, Price: $85.00
Paperback: ISBN: 0415943876, Pages: 352, Price: $24.95

This is an extraordinarily well-balanced collection of essays focused
on varied expressions of African American Rhetoric; it also is a
critical antidote to a preoccupation with Western Rhetoric as the
arbiter of what counts for effective rhetoric. Rather than impose
Western terminology on African and African American rhetoric, the
essays in this volume seek to illumine rhetoric from within its own
cultural expression, thereby creating an understanding grounded in the
culture's values. The consequence is a richly detailed and
well-researched set of essays. The contribution of African American
rhetoric can no longer be rendered invisible through neglect of its

Lingfield(s): Anthropological Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (Language Code: ENG)

Written In: English (Language Code: ENG)

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