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Rhetoric and poetics in antiquity /

This book offers a counter-traditional account of the history of both rhetoric and poetics. In reply to traditional rhetorical histories, which view "rhetoric" as an art of practical civic oratory, the book argues in four extended essays that epideictic-poetic eloquence was central, even f...

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Main Author: Walker, Jeffrey, 1949-
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
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