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By George A. Kennedy

George Kennedy's 3 volumes on classical rhetoric have lengthy been considered as authoritative remedies of the topic. This new quantity, an intensive revision and abridgment of The paintings of Persuasion in Greece, The paintings of Rhetoric within the Roman World, and Greek Rhetoric less than Christian Emperors, presents a finished heritage of classical rhetoric, person who is certain to develop into a regular for its time.

Kennedy starts off by way of deciding on the rhetorical good points of early Greek literature that expected the formula of "metarhetoric," or a thought of rhetoric, within the 5th and fourth centuries b.c.e. after which strains the improvement of that thought throughout the Greco-Roman interval. He offers an account of the educating of literary and oral composition in faculties, and of Greek and Latin oratory because the fundamental rhetorical style. He additionally discusses the overlapping disciplines of old philosophy and faith and their interplay with rhetoric. the result's a large and fascinating background of classical rhetoric that may turn out specially invaluable for college students and for others who wish an outline of classical rhetoric in condensed form.

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