Rhetoric Resources on the Web

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Rhetoric and Composition

 

http://rhetoric.eserver.org/

 

One of the best Rhetoric sites on the internet, first published in 1994.

Formerly known as the Carnegie Mellon rhetoric site, now hosted at Iowa State University.

 

 

 The Rhetcomp Portal


http://www.rhetcomp.com

 

This is an exceptionally comprehensive portal site which provides links to nearly every resource

that is useful to the Rhetoric and Composition academic community. You can find links to blogs,

listservs, journals, organizations and much, much more. 

 

 


Andrea Lunsford's website for her Stanford University course

 

English 212A: Gender and the History of Rhetoric

 

Of particular interest on this site is the list of definitions of rhetoric she has compiled, seen from the     

perspective of many important rhetoricians.

 

 

 

 James Comas's University of Missouri Definitions of Rhetoric Page

 

The Question of Defining "Rhetoric"

 

This site is well conceived and documented, and includes dictionary definitions as well as the

specialized definitions of experts in the fields of  Rhetoric and Composition.

 

 

 

 Bedford St. Martin's "A Brief History of Rhetoric & Composition"

 

A history of Rhetoric from the introduction of "The Bedford Bibliography for Teachers of Writing"