The SAGE Handbook of Rhetorical Studies surveys the latest advances in rhetorical scholarship, synthesizing theories and practices across major areas of study in the field and pointing the way for future studies. Edited by Andrea A. Lunsford and Associate Editors Kirt H. Wilson and Rosa A. Eberly, the Handbook aims to introduce a new generation of students to rhetorical study and provide a deeply informed and ready resource for scholars currently working in the field.
Chapter 31: Between Touchstones and Touch Screens: What Counts as Contemporary Political Rhetoric?
Between Touchstones and Touch Screens: What Counts as Contemporary Political Rhetoric?
Political rhetoric is not what it used to be. As someone who is not easily given to nostalgia, I nevertheless begin with this claim because it is generally ...