Winner of the Everett Lee Hunt Award. --Eastern Communication Association
". . . clear and well organized. I can think of no books that cover this particular subject in this weay . . . a wonderful example of first-rate scholarship by a first-rate scholar." --Richard J. Jensen
“Offers a brief but intensive study of specific rhetorical texts, and it is grounded in solid research in both primary and secondary sources.”--David Zarefsky, Northwestern University
(David Zarefsky, Northwestern University)
About the Author
Thomas W. Benson, the Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Rhetoric at Pennsylvania State University, holds a Ph.D. from Cornell University. A rhetorical critic and theorist, he is the editor of the series in Rhetoric/Communication of the University of South Carolina Press and has won a number of awards from communication associations.