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Ancient Rhetoric and Oratory (Thomas Habinek) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2004) 9780631235149
Ancient Rhetoric and Oratory (Thomas Habinek) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2004) 9780631235149
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Title: Ancient Rhetoric and Oratory

Author: Habinek, Thomas

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2004

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780631235149

Volumes: 1; Pages: 144

List Price in Cloth: $110.95 Our price: $99.99

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This book introduces readers to the ancient rhetorical tradition by investigating key questions about the origins, nature and importance of rhetoric.* Explores the role of the orator, especially the two greatest figures of the tradition, Demosthenes and Cicero* Investigates the place of rhetoric at the center of ancient education* Considers the role of rhetoric since the end of antiquity.* Includes a glossary of proper names and technical terms; a chronological table of political events, authors, orators, and rhetorical works; and suggestions for further reading.ContentsContentsPrefaceI Rhetoric and the StateII The Figure of The OratorIII The Craft of RhetoricIV Rhetoric as AcculturationV The Afterlife of RhetoricNotesSuggestions for Further ReadingTimelineA Brief Outline of Ancient RhetoricAnnotated Index
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