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Ethics and Rhetoric: Classical Essays for Donald Russell on his Seventy-Fifth Birthday (Doreen C Innes Harry Hine, Christopher Pelling (eds)) Hardcover Book, (Oxford University Press, 1995) 9780198149620
Ethics and Rhetoric: Classical Essays for Donald Russell on his Seventy-Fifth Birthday (Doreen C Innes Harry Hine, Christopher Pelling (eds)) Hardcover Book, (Oxford University Press, 1995) 9780198149620
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Title: Ethics and Rhetoric: Classical Essays for Donald Russell on his Seventy-Fifth Birthday

Author: Innes, Doreen C Harry Hine, Christopher Pelling (eds)

Publisher: Oxford University Press; Publication Date: 1995

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780198149620

Volumes: 1; Pages: 400

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This is a collection of new essays on the theme of ethics and rhetoric in classical literature by an extremely prestigious array of scholars from the UK, US, and Europe. Writing in honor of Professor Donald Russell, former Professor of Classical Literature at Oxford, the contributors look at issues of ethics and rhetoric within Latin literature, Greek imperial literature, and ancient literary criticism.Table of ContentsEnvoi: Valedictory on Donald Russell's retirement Dedicatory Epigram 1 From Epos to Cosmos: Lucretius, Ovid, and the Poetics of Segmentation 2 Authorial Rhetoric in Virgil's Georgics 3 Friendship and its Problems in Greek and Roman Thought 4 Poetry, Philosophy, and Letter-Writing in Horace, Epistles I 5 Ovid and the Failure of Rhetoric 6 Ut ornatius et uberius dici posset: Morals into Epigram in the Elder Seneca 7 Seneca, Stoicism, and the Problem of Moral Evil 8 Rhetoric as a Protreptic Force in Seneca's Prose Works 9 Burning the Brambles: Rhetoric and Ideology in Pliny, Natural History 18 (1-24) 10 On the Sacking of Carthage and Corinth 11 Reflections on Ekphrasis in Ausonius and Prudentius 12 Sense of Place in the Orations of Dio Chrysostom 13 Dio Chrysostom, Greece, and Rome 14 The Poetics of the Paraphthegma: Aelius Aristides and the Decorum of Self-Praise 15 The Moralism of Plutarch's Lives 16 'Subject to the Erotic': Male Sexual Behaviour in Plutarch 17 Lucian's Choice: Somnium 6-16 18 Apollonius in Wonderland 19 Female Characterization in Greek Declamation 20 Names and a Gem: Aspects of Allusion in Heliodorus' Aethiopica 21 [actual symbol not reproducible] as a Medical Term and a Conjecture in the Cyranides 22 Julian and Marcus Aurelius 23 Criticism Ancient and Modern 24 On Impulse 25 Longinus, Sublimity, and the Low Emotions 26 'Longinus' and the Grandeur of God 27 Phantasia and Analogia in Proclus Bibliography Index of Names Index of Ethical, Rhetorical, and Critical Concepts
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