1st Edition

Understanding African American Rhetoric
Classical Origins to Contemporary Innovations

ISBN 9780415943871
Published April 4, 2003 by Routledge
346 Pages

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Book Description

First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.



Ronald L. Jackson II is Associate Professor of Culture and Communication Theory at Pennsylvania State University. He is the author of The Negotiation of Cultural Identity (1999). Elaine B. Richardson is Assistant Professor of English and by courtesy, Applied Linguistics at Pennsylvania State University. She is the author of African-American Literacies (Routledge, 2002).


"Understanding African American Rhetoric is the most comprehensive, scholarly, methodologically sound presentation of African American rhetoric to date! Given the many leading intellectuals who wrote chapters, this book is essential reading for both scholars and practitioners. It is likely to become a canonical text." -- Jack L. Daniel, co-author, with Omari C. Daniel, of We Fish: The Journey to Fatherhood