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- DescriptionThis book introduces readers to the ancient rhetorical tradition by investigating key questions about the origins, nature and importance of rhetoric. It explores the role of the orator, especially the two greatest figures of the tradition, Demosthenes and Cicero; investigates the place of rhetoric at the center of ancient education; considers the role of rhetoric since the end of antiquity; and, includes a glossary of proper names and technical terms. The book also includes a chrological table of political events, authors, orators, and rhetorical works; and suggestions for further reading.
- Author BiographyThomas Habinek is Professor of Classics at the University of Southern California. He is the author of The Politics of Latin Literature: Writing, Identity, and Empire (1998) and the editor of The Roman Cultural Revolution (1997).
- Author(s)Thomas N. Habinek
- PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Date of Publication29/09/2004
- SubjectLiterary Criticism
- Series TitleBlackwell Introductions to the Classical World
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBlackwell Publishers
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- Weight224 g
- Width152 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine11 mm
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