In the years since its publication in 1983, The Present State of Scholarship in Historical and Contemporary Rhetoric has become a classic in its field, proving to be an invaluable resource for students of rhetoric and composition, as well as for scholars in English, speech, and philosophy. This revised and updated edition defines the field of rhetoric as no other volume has.
Winifred Bryan Horner is Radford Chair of Rhetoric and Composition Emerita at Texas Christian University and Professor of English Emerita at the University of Missouri. Her books include Nineteenth-Century Scottish Rhetoric: The American Connection and Composition and Literature: Bridging the Gap.
"The Present State of Scholarship in Historical and Contemporary Rhetoric is a singularly important work. . . . It is the only comprehensive critical bibliography of the field of rhetoric."--Rhetoric Society Quarterly