Elizabethan Rhetoric: Theory and Practice

dePeter Mack

17 octobre 2002|
Elizabethan Rhetoric: Theory and Practice de Peter Mack
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In this important contribution to the cultural and educational history of Elizabethan England, Peter Mack examines the impact of humanist training in the use of language on English prose writing. Study of the rhetorical codes and conventions in terms of which the debates of the period were conducted is currently a major area of historical and literary inquiry. Peter Mack provides a wealth of new information, showing how this humanist training was deployed in literary genres and in more practical legal and political settings.
1. Introduction; 2. Rhetoric in the grammar school; 3. Rhetoric and dialectic in the universities; 4. English language manuals of rhetoric and dialectic; 5. Everyday writing: notebooks, letters, narratives; 6. Histories, conduct manuals, romances; 7. Political argument; 8. Elizabethan parliamentary oratory; 9. Religious discourse; 10. ...
Titre :Elizabethan Rhetoric: Theory and Practice
Format :Couverture rigide
Dimensions de l'article :344 pages, 1 X 1 X 1 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :344 pages, 1 X 1 X 1 po
Publié le :17 octobre 2002
Publié par :Cambridge University Press
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780521812924

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