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Black, Edwin. "Gettysburg and Silence." Quarterly Journal of Speech 80 (1994): 21-36.
---. "Ideological Justifications." Quarterly Journal of Speech 70 (1984): 144-150.
---. "A Note on Theory and Practice in Rhetorical Criticism." Western Journal of Speech Communication 44 (1980): 331-336.
---. Rhetorical Criticism: a Study in Method. New York: Macmillan, 1965.
---. Rhetorical Questions: Studies of Public Discourse. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992.
Browne, Stephen H. Angelina Grimke: Rhetoric, Identity, and the Radical Imagination. East Lansing: Michigan State UP, 1999
---. Edmund Burke and the Discourse of Virtue. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, 1993.
---. "Edmund Burke's Letter to a Noble Lord: A Textual Study in Political Philosophy and Rhetorical Action." Communication Monographs 55 (1988): 215-229.
---. "Encountering Angelina Grimke: Violence, Identity, and Radical Community." Quarterly Journal of Speech 82 (1996): 55-73.


"‘Like Gory Spectres’: Representing Evil in Theodore Weld’s American Slavery As It Is." Quarterly Journal of Speech 80 (1994): 277–292.

---. "Textual Style and Radical Critique in William Lloyd Garrison's Thoughts on African Colonization. Communication Studies 47 (1996): 177-190.
Henry, David. "Forum: Text, Theory, and the Rhetorical Critic." Quarterly Journal of Speech 78 (1992): 219-222.
---. "The Rhetorical Dynamics of Mario Cuomo's 1984 Keynote Address: Situation, Speaker, Metaphor." Southern Speech Communication Journal 63 (1988): 105-120.
Leff, Michael C. "Dimensions of Temporality in Lincoln's Second Inaugural." Communication Reports 1 (1988): 26-31.
---. "Textual Criticism: the Legacy of G.P. Mohrmann." Quarterly Journal of Speech 72 (1986): 377-389.
---. "Things Made By Words: Reflections on Rhetorical Criticism." Quarterly Journal of Speech 78 (1992): 223-231.

Leff, Michael C., and Gerald P. Mohrmann.

"Lincoln at Cooper Union: A Rhetorical Analysis of the Text." Quarterly Journal of Speech 60 (1974): 346–358.

Leff, Michael C., and Andrew Sachs. "Words the Most Like Things: Iconicity and the Rhetorical Text." Western Journal of Speech Communication 54 (1990): 252-273.
Lucas, Stephen E. "Justifying America: The Declaration of Independence as a Rhetorical Document" American Rhetoric: Context and Criticism. Ed. Thomas W. Benson. Carbondale: Southern Illinois U Press, 1990.
---. "The Renaissance of American Public Address: Text and Context in Rhetorical Criticism." Quarterly Journal of Speech 74 (1988): 241-260.
Mohrmann, G. P. "Place and Space: Calhoun's Fatal Security," Western Journal of Speech Communication 61 (1987): 143-158.
Slagell, Amy R. "Anatomy of a Masterpiece: A Close Textual Analysis of Abraham Lincon's Second Inaugural Address." Communication Studies 42 (1991): 155-171.
Stelzner, Hermann G. "'War Message,' December 8, 1941: An Approach to Language." Communication Monographs 33 (1966): 419-437.