Theories of Rhetoric in the 18th-Century Scottish Sermon

Author: Matheson, Ann
Year:1995
Pages:308
ISBN:0-7734-9413-8
978-0-7734-9413-8
Price:219.95
This study pays particular attention to trends in the light of the contemporary interest in the study of rhetoric and belles lettres in Scotland during the period of the Enlightenment. Topics covered include contemporary attitudes to the 18th-century Scottish sermon; training in rhetoric in Scotland; printed theories of pulpit rhetoric; the reflection of current literary trends; and links to contemporary developments in the fields of elocution, drama and literature.