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Author Broaddus, Dorothy C.

Title Genteel rhetoric : writing high culture in nineteenth-century Boston / Dorothy C. Broaddus
Published Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, [1999]
©1999
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 136 pages)
Series Studies in rhetoric/communication
Studies in rhetoric/communication.
Contents Preface -- Introduction: rhetoric and culture -- Teaching and preaching culture and character -- Authorizing high culture, authorizing self -- Elevation and degradation -- Rhetoric and war -- Works cited -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 125-129) and index
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Subject Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 -- Technique.
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911 -- Technique.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894 -- Technique.
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 -- Technique.
American literature -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History and criticism.
English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching -- Massachusetts -- Boston.
Language and culture -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History -- 19th century.
Rhetoric -- Social aspects -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History -- 19th century.
Unitarians -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Intellectual life.
Boston (Mass.) -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585350418 (electronic bk.)
9780585350417 (electronic bk.)