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Rhetoric: Find Books

Start your research on rhetoric here!

Library Catalog

EZ Borrow for Books

Need a print book we don't have? Use EZ Borrow! Search and borrow books directly from over 52 college and university member libraries in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and West Virginia. Books must be picked up at and returned to Warner Memorial Library. Several million to choose from!

E-ZBorrow login - Eastern University

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 ex. 000124567 or 0000125689

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Try searching WorldCat to locate books & additional resources at libraries near Eastern (Cabrini College, Villanova U., Haverford College, Bryn Mawr, etc.).

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LC Call Numbers

Books on Rhetoric are located in the stacks under P301-301.5. For details about specific call numbers (sub-classified by period, criticism, collections, individual authors, etc.) see the document below.

Rhetoric by Aristotle

Click here to access a free, full-text web edition of Artistotle's book, Rhetoric.

Electronic Books

Here are a few books that specifically focus on rhetorics, past and present, in America.

Find Books

A brief list of books located in the library about rhetoric. To find further resources, try searching the library's catalog.

Reference Books

Search Terms

Wordle: Studies in Rhetoric

Listed below are search terms for you to use when searching for resources about rhetoric.

  • "Visual rhetoric"
  • "Oral rhetoric"
  • "Political rhetoric"
  • Persuasion
  • Discourse
  • "Classical rhetoric"
  • Aristotle
  • Argument
  • rhētorikós
  • "epistemic rhetoric"
  • Oratory
  • Sophists
  • Inventio, Dispositio, Memoria, Actio
  • "Argumentation theory"
  • "Rhetorical criticism"


Warner has access to a number of electronic book databases! The following links take you to them where you can search on a topic of your choice.