Encyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition: Communication from Ancient Times to the Information Age, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Encyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition

Communication from Ancient Times to the Information Age, 1st Edition

Edited by Theresa Enos


828 pages

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Hardback: 9780824072001
pub: 1996-01-01
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First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


"Encyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition offers the best guide to rhetoric and composition at understood and practiced in the United States." -- Literary Research Guide

"It is helpful to have a source such as this that can help people understand and analyze the ways that a message is crafted and why its creator chose to cast it in a certain way." -- Rettig on Reference

"An invaluable resource for our discipline…impressively broad in scope. These articles provide useful information and enjoyable browsing for even the most expert eye. The Encyclopedia is not only a fine reference, but is also the ultimate coffee-table book. In five years, we'll wonder how we ever did without it." -- Rhetoric Society Quarterly

"A pleasure." -- College Composition and Communication

"Rhetoricians, whatever their disciplinary affiliation, will welcome the Encyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition as the most comprehensive, current reference in English in their field." -- Journal of Communication

"Both students and teachers of rhetoric will find this reference book a useful guide." -- ARBA '970

"A valuable reference source that will be of service to rhetoricians, their students, and those interested in learning about important terms, concepts, figures, theories, and periods in the discipline." -- Quarterly Journal of Speech

About the Editor

Theresa Enos founder and editor of Rhetoric Reviews Associate Professor of English at the University of Arizona, where she teaches writing and rhetoric. In addition to being the author of numerous publications on rhetorical theory and issues in writing, she is the editor of A Sourcebook for Basic Writing Teachers and Learning from the Histories of Rhetoric: Essays in Honor of Winifred Bryan Horner.

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