(Self-)portrait of prof. R.C. A retrospective

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Abstract

This essay offers a retrospective on the four special issues of this journal (1957, 1980, 1990, 2001) dedicated to the state of the art of rhetorical criticism. Drawing on Oscar Wilde's The Portrait of Mr. W. H. as allegory, the essay also functions to queer this retrospective in an ongoing effort to queer rhetorical studies. The essay closes with a prospective call for critical self-portraiture and genealogy of rhetorical criticism.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4-42
Number of pages39
JournalWestern Journal of Communication
Volume74
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Critical Self-Portraiture
  • Oscar Wilde
  • Portrait of Mr. W. H.
  • Retrospective
  • Rhetorical Criticism

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Language and Linguistics
  • Communication

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