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Published by University of Alabama Press in Tuscaloosa .
Written in English



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  • English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching -- United States.,
  • Rhetoric -- Study and teaching -- United States.,
  • Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States.,
  • English language -- United States -- Rhetoric.,
  • Rhetoric -- Social aspects -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-224) and index.

StatementCheryl Glenn, Margaret Lyday, Wendy Sharer.
ContributionsLyday, Margaret, 1946-, Sharer, Wendy B.
LC ClassificationsPE1405.U6 G58 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 245 p. ;
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3290448M
ISBN 100817314245
LC Control Number2004005274

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