The Resource Hermogenes and the Renaissance

Hermogenes and the Renaissance

Label
Hermogenes and the Renaissance
Title
Hermogenes and the Renaissance
Creator
Language
eng
Summary
Annabel M. Patterson offers here a reassessment of the place of Hermogenes, a Greek rhetorician of the second century A.D., in literary history. She shows that the literary men of the European Renaissance-scholars, critics, and poets-found Hermogenes' Concerning Ideas both important and extremely useful, and she finds that they vigorously applied his concepts to create ""a lovely conformitie."" The author first gives the history of this treatise on style and a detailed critical analysis of the Seven Ideas or categories of style. The book then demonstrates genre by genre how knowledge of the
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
Label
Hermogenes and the Renaissance
Publication
Note
  • Contents; Bibliography
  • Description based upon print version of record
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Control code
ocn902958301
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (257 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400870660
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3272312x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)902958301
  • ebl1400870666

Library Locations

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