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Takis Poulakos is an associate professor of rhetoric at the University of Iowa. His other books are Greek Classical Rhetorical Theory, Rethinking the History of Rhetoric, The Philosophy of Communication, and Isocrates and Civic Education.
"Speaking for the Polis fills a gap and, in the process, raises an interesting set of arguments concerning politics and education in Isocrates' times and in our own."—College Composition and Communication
"Poulakos' greatest achievement with Speaking for the Polis is his detailed analysis of Isocrates' theory of civic rhetoric. Compositionists and rhetoricians looking for the intellectual and pedagogical origins of collaboration and group work will find Poulakos' efforts pleasingly clear and useful."—Rhetoric Review
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