Broaddus, Dorothy C.

Genteel rhetoric : writing high culture in nineteenth-century Boston / Dorothy C. Broaddus. - Columbia, S.C. University of South Carolina Press, c1999. - xiii, 136 p. ; 24 cm. - Studies in rhetoric/communication .

Includes bibliographical references (p. [125]-129) and index.

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 .

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Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 --Technique.
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 --Technique.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894 --Technique.
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911 --Technique.


English language--Rhetoric.--United States
English language--Rhetoric--Study and teaching--Massachusetts--Boston.
Unitarians--Intellectual life.--Massachusetts--Boston
Authors, American--Homes and haunts--Massachusetts--Boston.
Language and culture--History--Massachusetts--Boston--19th century.
Rhetoric--History--Social aspects--Massachusetts--Boston--19th century.
American literature--History and criticism.--Massachusetts--Boston


Boston (Mass.)--Intellectual life--19th century.

PS255.B6 / .B76 1999

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