The Writer Being One of a Series of Handbooks Upon Practical Expression A Correlation of the Principles of Elocution and Rhetoric Applied to Every Detail Open Access Deposited

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1893 printing of 1893 copyrighted text. Raymond is credited with a L.H.D., as Professor of Oratory and Aesthetic Criticism in the College of New Jersey at Princeton, and as the author of several texts. Wheeler is credited with a Litt.D. and as University Fellow in English 1891-2, and in Oratory and Aesthetic Criticism 1892-3, in the College of New Jersey. A textbook designed to combine elocution and rhetoric, as these are often taught together. Preface argues that as elocution is simpler, it can used as an aid to understanding rhetoric. The introduction discusses "Elocution and Rhetoric Correlated." The section on style covers effects corresponding to those of elocutionary time, to those of elocutionary pitch, to those of elocutionary force, and to those of elocutionary quality. The section on theme cover the selection, limitation, a division of subjects, and the treatment of subjects as determined by their aims and readers. The Schultz Archive copy contains the preface, TOC, the introduction, and pages 166 – 203, (the theme section and the index).

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  • 1890 – 1899
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