Before the Rhetorical Presidency (Presidential Rhetoric and by Martin J. Medhurst

By Martin J. Medhurst

Since its identity in 1981, the rhetorical presidency has drawn either defenders and critics. leader between these serious of the perform is political theorist Jeffrey ok. Tulis, whose 1987 ebook, The Rhetorical Presidency, helped popularize the build and set forth a sustained research of the baleful results that experience allegedly followed the shift from a “constitutional” presidency to a “rhetorical” one.

Tulis locates this shift within the presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson, arguing that the rhetorical presidency is a twentieth-century phenomenon. but no longer all students trust this evaluate. prior to the Rhetorical Presidency is an try and examine how U.S. presidents within the 19th century communicated with their publics, either congressional and popular.

partly 1, Martin J. Medhurst, Mel Laracey, Jeffrey ok. Tulis, and Stephen E. Lucas set forth differing views on how the rhetorical presidency should be understood and evaluated. partly 2, 11 students of nineteenth-century presidential rhetoric examine the presidencies of Martin Van Buren, John Tyler, James okay. Polk, Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan, Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S. provide, Rutherford B. Hayes, Benjamin Harrison, Grover Cleveland, and William McKinley.

because the first quantity ever to target nineteenth-century presidents from a rhetorical viewpoint, earlier than the Rhetorical Presidency examines administrations, rules, and occasions that experience by no means earlier than been subjected to rhetorical research. The occasionally startling results of those investigations demonstrate the necessity for carrying on with debate over the character, practices, and results of the rhetorical presidency.

In a short afterword, Medhurst increases 8 demanding situations to the unique formula of the rhetorical presidency and in so doing units forth an schedule for destiny studies.

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