A Companion to Roman Rhetoric - download pdf or read online

By William Dominik, Jon Hall

ISBN-10: 1405120916

ISBN-13: 9781405120913

A better half to Roman Rhetoric introduces the reader to the wide-ranging value of rhetoric in Roman tradition.

  • A advisor to Roman rhetoric from its origins to the Renaissance and past
  • Comprises 32 unique essays by means of prime foreign students
  • Explores significant figures Cicero and Quintilian in-depth
  • Covers a huge diversity of subject matters resembling rhetoric and politics, gender, prestige, self-identity, schooling, and literature
  • Provides feedback for additional studying on the finish of every bankruptcy
  • Includes a thesaurus of technical phrases and an index of right names and rhetorical strategies

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Of particular interest will be the ways in which the phrasing of the edict points to broader intellectual and cultural issues at stake in the confrontation of these two educational models – the amateur, and traditionally Roman, as opposed to the professional, and newly Greek – in the years of the late republic. Finally, and using Cicero’s De Oratore as a representative case study, I consider the ways in which foreign rhetoric came to be represented and contained in the intellectual discourse of the late republic.

Herman (2003) presents a collection of essays that place important developments in critical theory within their historical contexts. A Companion to Roman Rhetoric Edited by William Dominik, Jon Hall Copyright © 2007 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd CHAPTER THREE Greek Rhetoric Meets Rome: Expansion, Resistance, and Acculturation Sarah Culpepper Stroup Although a more or less refined sense of effective public speech must have existed in Rome significantly prior to the introduction of Greek rhetores into the city, the birth of an established system of Roman rhetoric might best be described as the end result of a somewhat unlikely coupling of refined Greek professionalism and proud Roman amateurism.

Walker 2000). Among studies of poetry in light of rhetorical theory, Cairns’s (1972) work Generic Composition in Greek and Roman Poetry marked an important early stage. Cairns reads an impressive range of Greek and Roman poetry through the lens of literary genres articulated by rhetorical theory, especially in the works of Menander, the third-century rhetorician who constructs elaborate taxonomies of different sorts of ceremonial speech. Menander’s accounts of the generic characteristics of various kinds of epideictic speeches (farewells [propemptika], birthday celebrations [genethliaka], and the like) offer guidelines for the understanding of a range of occasional Greek and Roman poetry.

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