Resources Related to the History of Rhetoric

Related Journals

Argumentation and Advocacy
Argumentation & Analyse du Discours (French journal out of Tel Aviv)
CCC Online
College English
Community Literacy Journal
Early Modern Literary Studies
18th Century Life
18th Century Studies
Fibreculture Journal (a peer-reviewed journal for Internet theory, criticism, and research)
Informal Logic
JAC (Journal of Advanced Composition)
Kairos (e-journal)
KB Journal (a forum for the exposition of Kenneth Burke’s ideas)
Mind, Culture, and Activity
Montaigne Studies, The University of Chicago
Philosophy & Rhetoric
Poroi (Rhetoric of Inquiry)
Queen: a journal of rhetoric and power (experimental journal on critical rhetorics and power)
RhetNet (e-journal for rhetoric and writing)
Rhetor — on-line journal of the Canadian Society for the Study of Rhetoric
Rhetoric & Public Affairs
Rhetoric Review — a journal of rhetoric and composition
Rhetoric Society Quarterly — Includes rhetorical theory, history, criticism and pedagogy
Rhetorical Review — the electronic review of books on the history of rhetoric
Rhetorica (Journal of the International Society for the History of Rhetoric)


Related Discussion Groups (Association ListServs and Blogs)

ARL’s Directory of Electronic Journals, Newsletters, and Academic Discussion Lists
CRTNET–Listserv of the National Communication Association
H-Rhetor Discussion list
WHIRL (Women’s History in Rhetoric and Literature)


Scholarly Groups and Organizations

AFA — American Forensic Association
ATTW — Association of Teachers of Technical Writing
CSCA — Central States Communication Association
CCCC — Conference on College Composition and Communication
ECA — Eastern Communication Association
ERIC — Educational Resources Information Center
IAGP — International Association for Greek Philosophy
ISHR — International Society for the History of Rhetoric
ISSA — International Society for the Study of Argumentation
MLA — Modern Language Association of America
NCA — National Communication Association
NCTE — National Council of Teachers of English
OSSA — Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation
RSA — Rhetoric Society of America
SSCA — Southern States Communication Association
WPA — Council of Writing Program Administrators
WSCA — Western States Communication Association


Online Resource Pages in Rhetorical Studies

ComPile–An inventory of resources in rhetoric, writing studies, and composition
Diotima–Resources for the Study of Women in the Ancient World
Glossary of Rhetorical Terms–University of Kentucky
Propaganda, by Aaron Delwiche
Online English Degree, by Solveigh Soderman
The Rhetoric Ring–thumbnail sketches of key concepts and individuals by James Tallmon
Silva Rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric–a guide to the terms of classical and renaissance rhetoric by Gideon Burton


Primary Sources and E-texts

Aristotle’s Rhetoric, translated by W. Rhys Roberts

Quintillian’s Institutes of Oratory, compiled by Lee Honeycutt

Peitho’s Web–a selection of key classical texts in English translation.

Perseus Digital Library–a massive archive of searchable classical and renaissance texts in original languages and English translation, hyperlinked to extensive lexical research tools.

Rhetoric & Composition–a collaborative, multi-resource tool.


Special thanks to David Beard, University of Minnesota-Duluth, for compiling these resources.