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Rhetoric and the Familiar in Francis Bacon and John Donne

Rhetoric and the Familiar in Francis Bacon and John Donne (Hardback)

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Rhetoric and the Familiar examines the rhetorical practice of Francis Bacon and John Donne in both their writing and public speaking. It explores how their rhetorical planning negotiates the need both to use and combat familiar ideas, images, and emotions, when engaging different audiences. The book's main selling points are that it explores well-known texts from the neglected angle of faculty psychology. Its ability to illuminate familiar ground in an important but neglected way will be its main selling point in the academic market.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1500 to c 1800Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPsychologyPsychological theory & schools of thoughtHumanistic psychology Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press Publication Date: 08/03/2013 ISBN-13: 9781611476033  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Daniel Derrin holds a Ph.D in English literature and teaches literature and media communication courses at Macquarie University, Sydney.

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