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Classical rhetoric & its Christian & secular tradition from ancient to modern times / George A. Kennedy.

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Subject: Rhetoric > History.
Rhétorique > Histoire.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 0807861138
  • ISBN: 9780807861134
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 345 pages)
  • Edition: 2nd ed., rev. and enl.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1999.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-336) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Traditional and conceptual rhetoric -- Technical rhetoric -- Sophistic rhetoric -- Philosophical rhetoric -- Rhetoric in the Roman period -- Literary rhetoric -- Judeo- Christian rhetoric -- Greek rhetoric in the Middle Ages -- Latin rhetoric in the Middle Ages -- Classical rhetoric in the Renaissance -- Neoclassical rhetoric -- Classical rhetoric in the twentieth century.
Summary: Since its original publication by UNC Press in 1980, this book has provided thousands of students with a concise introduction and guide to the history of the classical tradition in rhetoric, the ancient but ever vital art of persuasion. Now, George Kennedy offers a thoroughly revised and updated edition of Classical Rhetoric and Its Christian and Secular Tradition. From its development in ancient Greece and Rome, through its continuation and adaptation in Europe and America through the Middle Ages and Renaissance, to its enduring significance in the twentieth century, he traces the.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Action Note: digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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