The Resource A New History of Classical Rhetoric

A New History of Classical Rhetoric

Label
A New History of Classical Rhetoric
Title
A New History of Classical Rhetoric
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
George Kennedy's three volumes on classical rhetoric have long been regarded as authoritative treatments of the subject. This new volume, an extensive revision and abridgment of The Art of Persuasion in Greece, The Art of Rhetoric in the Roman World, and Greek Rhetoric under Christian Emperors, provides a comprehensive history of classical rhetoric, one that is sure to become a standard for its time. Kennedy begins by identifying the rhetorical features of early Greek literature that anticipated the formulation of "metarhetoric," or a theory of rhetoric, in the fifth and fourth centuries b.c.e
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 808
  • 808.04281
Index
no index present
LC call number
PA3038 .K46 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
A New History of Classical Rhetoric
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; CHAPTER ONE: Introduction: The Nature of Rhetoric; CHAPTER TWO: Persuasion in Greek Literature before 400 B.C.; CHAPTER THREE: Greek Rhetorical Theory from Corax to Aristotle; Plato's Gorgias; Plato's Phaedrus; Isocrates; The Rhetoric for Alexander; Aristotle; CHAPTER FOUR: The Attic Orators; Lysias; Demosthenes; CHAPTER FIVE: Hellenistic Rhetoric; Theophrastus; Later Peripatetics; Demetrius, On Style; The Stoics; The Academics; The Epicureans; Asianism; Hermagoras and Stasis Theory; CHAPTER SIX: Early Roman Rhetoric; Cato the Elder
  • CHAPTER TEN: Greek Rhetoric under the Roman EmpireProgymnasmata; Hermogenes and the Formation of the Hermogenic Corpus; Prolegomena; Other Greek Rhetorical Treatises; CHAPTER ELEVEN: The Second Sophistic; Dio Chrysostom; Polemon and Herodes Atticus; Aelius Aristides; Sophistry from the Late Second to the Early Fourth Century; The Sophistic Renaissance of the Fourth Century; Prohaeresius; Himerius; Libanius; Themistius; Synesius; The "University" of Constantinople; The School of Gaza; The Decline of the Schools; CHAPTER TWELVE: Christianity and Classical Rhetoric; Christian Panegyric
  • Gregory of NazianzusOther Major Figures of the Fourth Century; The Latin Fathers; Saint Augustine; CHAPTER THIRTEEN: The Survival of Classical Rhetoric from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages; The Decline in the East; The Decline in the West; Latin Grammarians of Later Antiquity; The "Minor" Latin Rhetoricians; Martianus Capella; Cassiodorus; Isidore of Seville; Other Late Latin Works on Rhetoric; Bede and Alcuin; Boethius; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; X; Z
  • Roman Orators of the Late Second and Early First Centuries B.C. Latin Rhetoricians; Cicero's On Invention; The Rhetoric for Herennius; CHAPTER SEVEN: Cicero; Cicero's Orations in the Years from 81 to 56 B.C.; On the Orator; For Milo and Cicero's Later Speeches; Brutus and Orator; CHAPTER EIGHT: Rhetoric in Augustan Rome; Greek Rhetoricians of the Second Half of the First Century B.C.; Dionysius of Halicarnassus; Declamation and Seneca the Elder; CHAPTER NINE: Latin Rhetoric in the Silver Age; Quintilian; Discussions of the "Decline of Eloquence"; Pliny the Younger; Fronto and Gellius; Apuleius
Control code
ocn759807539
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (314 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400821471
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/cttxt40
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32224916
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)759807539
  • jstor1400821479

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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