Three general resources on Aristotle’s rhetoric and its context are:
George A. Kennedy, The Art of Persuasion in Ancient Greece, Princeton University Press, 1963, pp. 82-114.
Thomas M. Conley, Rhetoric in the European Tradition, University of Chicago Press, 1990, pp. 13-17.
Janet M. Atwill, “Aristotle,” in Encyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition, Theresa Enos (ed.), Routledge, New York, 1996, pp. 26-30.
For general information on neo-Aristotelian criticism, see Sonja K. Foss, “Neo-Aristotelian Criticism: Genesis of Rhetorical Criticism,” in Rhetorical Criticism: Exploration and Practice, 5th ed., Sonja K. Foss (ed.), Waveland, Long Grove, IL, 2018, pp. 29-40.
Jennifer Reilly Bluma, “Weaving Ropes with the Desert Fathers: (Re)Inventing Rhetorical Theory as Silence and Listening,” International Journal Of Listening, Vol. 30, 2016, pp. 134-150.
Ronald F. Duska, “Why Business Ethics Needs Rhetoric: An Aristotelian Perspective. Business Ethics Quarterly,” Vol. 24, 2014, pp. 119-134.
Frans H. van Eemeren, “In What Sense Do Modern Argumentation Theories Relate to Aristotle? The Case of Pragma-Dialectics,” Argumentation, Vol. 27, 2013, pp. 49-70.
Allison M. Prasch, “Toward a Rhetorical Theory of Deixis,” Quarterly Journal of Speech, Vol. 102, 2016, pp. 166-193. (Note: This article was the 2017 recipient of NCA’s Golden Monograph Award. For advanced students who are eager to dig into the cutting edge of rhetorical scholarship, it’s a great choice for advanced reading.)
Lynda Walsh, Nathaniel A. Rivers, Jenny Rice, Laurie E. Gries, Jennifer L. Bay, Thomas Rickert, and Carolyn R. Miller, “Forum: Bruno Latour on Rhetoric,” Rhetoric Society Quarterly, Vol. 47, 2017, pp. 403-462; see especially “The Appeal(s) of Latour,” pp. 454-459.
Kenneth R. Chase, “Aristotle: The Good Life,” in An Encyclopedia of Communication Ethics: Goods in Contention, Ronald C. Arnett, Annette M. Holba, and Susan Mancino (eds.), Peter Lang, New York, 2018, pp. 26-30.
Peter L. Jennings and Sean T. Hannah, “Leader Ethos: How Character Contributes to the Social Influence of the Leader,” in Leader Interpersonal and Influence Skills: The Soft Skills of Leadership, Ronald E. Riggio and Sherylle J. Tan (eds.), Routledge, New York, 2014, pp. 141-172. New York, NY, US: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group.
Sofia Kaliarnta, “Using Aristotle’s Theory of Friendship to Classify Online Friendships: A Critical Counterview,” Ethics and Information Technology, Vol. 18, 2016, pp. 65-79.
Nida Aslam Khan and Jami Moiz, “The Discourse: Doing it Differently- the Oreo Princess Campaign,” IBA Business Review, Vol. 11, 2016, pp. 85-93.
Paul A. Lucas, “The Rhetoric of Brands: How Value is Generated Without Substance,” International Journal of Integrated Marketing Communications, Vol. 6, 2014, pp. 18-24.
Paul Stob, “Lonely Courage, Commemorative Confrontation, and Communal Therapy: William James Remembers the Massachusetts 54th,” Quarterly Journal of Speech, Vol. 98, 2012, pp. 249-271.
Alexander Tevi and Scott Koslow, “How Rhetoric Theory Informs the Creative Advertising Development Process: Reconciling Differences Between Advertising Scholarship and Practice,” Journal of Advertising, Vol. 58, 2018, pp. 111-128.
James Fredal, “Enthymemes in the Orators,” Advances in The History Of Rhetoric, Vol. 19, 2016, pp. 31-49.
Other teaching ideas
Nick J. Sciullo, “Using Hip-Hop Music and Music Videos to Teach Aristotle's Three Proofs,” Communication Teacher, Vol. 28, 2014, pp. 165-169.