Two Elizabethan Treatises on Rhetoric

The Foundacion of Rhetorike by Richard Reynolds (1563) and A Brief Discourse on Rhetoricke by William Medley (1575)

By Guillaume Coatalen, University of Cergy-Pontoise

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€116,00
$134.00
ISBN13: 
9789004322301
Expected Date: 
December 2017
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Hardback
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1875-1148
Volume: 
08

Edited by J. Carlos Iglesias-Zoido, Universidad de Extremadura and Victoria Pineda, Universidad de Extremadura

At the intersection of rhetoric, historiography, and the history of reading, Anthologies of Historiographical Speeches offers an introduction to a little-known rhetorical and bibliographic genre: the anthologies of speeches excerpted from history books from antiquity to the early modern period.
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Volume: 
7
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004321793
E-ISBN: 
9789004341869
Publication date: 
March 2017
€143,00
$165.00

Vasiliki Zali, University of Liverpool

In The Shape of Herodotean Rhetoric, Vasiliki Zali offers a fresh assessment of Herodotus’ rhetorical awareness. Zali explores the ways in which the speeches in Herodotus’ final five books emphasize the fragility of Greek unity and the problematic Greco-Persian polarity.
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Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004278967
E-ISBN: 
9789004283589
Publication date: 
October 2014
€140,00
$179.00

Cristina Pepe, Università di Trento

In The Genres of Rhetorical Speeches in Greek and Roman Antiquity Cristina Pepe offers a complete overview of the concept of speech genre in Greek and Roman rhetoric.
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Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004249844
E-ISBN: 
9789004258846
Publication date: 
September 2013
€208,00
$245.00

Heinrich F. Plett, Universität Duisburg-Essen

The present study provides an extensive treatment of the topic of enargeia on the basis of the classical and humanist sources of its theoretical foundation. These serve as the basis for detailed analyses of verbal and pictorial works of the Classical Antiquity and the Early Modern Age.
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Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004227026
E-ISBN: 
9789004231184
Publication date: 
August 2012
€114,00
$139.00

Roland Meynet

This book is a summary of the laws Biblical and Semitic rhetoric, which includes not only the Hebrew Bible and the Deuterocanonical books, but also the New Testament.
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Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004224186
E-ISBN: 
9789004224223
Publication date: 
January 2012
€180,00
$217.00

Heinrich F. Plett

The subject of this book is literary rhetoric which is treated both in a historical outline and a systematic concept, implemented in analyses of literary texts of all ages and languages.
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Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004171138
E-ISBN: 
9789047424444
Publication date: 
February 2010
€126,00
$152.00

Edited by Laurent Pernot

This volume gathers over forty papers by leading scholars in the field of the history of rhetoric. It illustrates the current trends of this new area of research and covers the Bible, Classical Antiquity, Medieval and Modern Europe, Chinese and Corean civilization, and the contemporary world. One...
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Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004175020
E-ISBN: 
9789047428473
Publication date: 
September 2009
€244,00
$296.00