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Scope of the Collection

Rhetoric materirals are collected in support of the research and teaching needs of those in the Rhetoric Department and related fields. Rhetoric at Berkeley is an interdisciplinary program that explores the theoretical, historical and cultural dimensions of discourse. Undergraduate coursework focuses on the History and Theory of Rhetoric, Public Discourse, and Narrative and Image. Graduate study is concentrated on Classical Rhetoric and Ancient Culture, Continental Philosophy and Critical Theory, Film and Media Studies, Gender and Sexuality, History and Theory, Law, Literary and Cultural Studies, Political and Social Thought, and Race and Ethnicity.

Primary Languages and Formats

English. Multimedia and electronic materials are as actively acquired as books and journals.


For a description of the collection and information about research tools, library guides, and related pages, see this guide to Rhetoric at Berkeley.

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