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ENGL 372: History of Rhetorical Theory

Featured Journals

These journals contain articles related to many areas of rhetorical studies including theory, history, criticism, and pedagogy. 

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Primo Search Tips

When you find an item that seems relevant, look at its subject terms to find similar items. To do this, check the "Item Details" and simply click on one of the subject headings listed in the record for the book; the next screen will list all the books that share this subject term.

To find the library location of a book's call number, check the library map.


Try these subject search terms in Primo:


Rhetoric, Ancient

Rhetoric -- History

Rhetoric -- Philosophy

Rhetoric -- Political Aspects

Rhetoric -- Religious Aspects

Narration (Rhetoric)

Persuasion (Rhetoric)

MLA International Bibliography

The MLA International Bibliography is the key database for identifying scholarly books, essays, articles, and dissertations on modern (i.e., not ancient or Classical) literature.

Additional Subject Databases

Depending on your topic and your angle, you may wish to search additional databases. Don't forget, recommended subject databases for each discipline can also be found on the "articles" tab in each library subject guide.

Tipasa: Interlibrary Loan

If your article is not available at Collins Library, you've got another option for getting it. Use Tipasa, our interlibrary loan service.

Tipasa is linked to your library account so you'll need to log in to use it.

Once you are logged in, either go directly to Tipasa and manually enter the information, or, if you're using a database, look for a shortcut link to automatically fill out the form:

Interlibrary Loan Link

Allow at least a week for the article to come. If your article is delivered in electronic format, you'll receive an email with a link to follow as soon as it's arrived.