A Companion to Roman Rhetoric

A Companion to Roman Rhetoric

Editor(s): William Dominik, Jon Hall

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

Print ISBN: 9781405120913

Online ISBN: 9780470996485

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996485

About this Book

A Companion to Roman Rhetoric introduces the reader to the wide-ranging importance of rhetoric in Roman culture.

  • A guide to Roman rhetoric from its origins to the Renaissance and beyond
  • Comprises 32 original essays by leading international scholars
  • Explores major figures Cicero and Quintilian in-depth
  • Covers a broad range of topics such as rhetoric and politics, gender, status, self-identity, education, and literature
  • Provides suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter
  • Includes a glossary of technical terms and an index of proper names and rhetorical concepts

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Approaching Rhetoric

  2. Part II: Rhetoric and Its Social Context

  3. Part III: Systematizing Rhetoric

  4. Part IV: Rhetoricians and Orators

  5. Part V: Rhetoric and Roman Literature

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