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A Companion to Roman Rhetoric / Edition 1
     

A Companion to Roman Rhetoric / Edition 1

by William Dominik, Jon Hall, Jonathon Hall
 

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ISBN-10: 1405120916

ISBN-13: 9781405120913

Pub. Date: 01/28/2007

Publisher: Wiley

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

Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405120913
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2007
Series:
Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World Series , #17
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
7.15(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.33(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors viii

Preface xii

Texts and Abbreviations xiv

Part I Approaching Rhetoric 1

1 Confronting Roman Rhetoric 3
William Dominik and Jon Hall

2 Modern Critical Approaches to Roman Rhetoric 9
John Dugan

3 Greek Rhetoric Meets Rome: Expansion, Resistance, and Acculturation 23
Sarah Culpepper Stroup

4 Native Roman Rhetoric: Plautus and Terence 38
John Barsby

5 Roman Oratory Before Cicero: The Elder Cato and Gaius Gracchus 54
Enrica Sciarrino

Part II Rhetoric and Its Social Context 67

6 Rhetorical Education and Social Reproduction in the Republic and Early Empire 69
Anthony Corbeill

7 Virile Tongues: Rhetoric and Masculinity 83
Joy Connolly

8 Oratory, Rhetoric, and Politics in the Republic 98
Michael C. Alexander

9 Oratory and Politics in the Empire 109
Steven H. Rutledge

10 Roman Senatorial Oratory 122
John T. Ramsey

11 Panegyric 136
Roger Rees

12 Roman Oratorical Invective 149
Valentina Arena

Part III Systematizing Rhetoric 161

13 Roman Rhetorical Handbooks 163
Robert N. Gaines

14 Elocutio: Latin Prose Style 181
Roderich Kirchner

15 Memory and the Roman Orator 195
Jocelyn Penny Small

16 Wit and Humor in Roman Rhetoric 207
Edwin Rabbie

17 Oratorical Delivery and the Emotions: Theory and Practice 218
Jon Hall

Part IV Rhetoricians and Orators 235

18 Lost Orators of Rome 237
Catherine Steel

19 Cicero as Rhetorician 250
James M. May

20 Cicero as Orator 264
Christopher P. Craig

21 Grammarians and Rhetoricians 285
Charles McNelis

22 Roman Declamation: The Elder Seneca and Quintilian 297
W. Martin Bloomer

23 Quintilian as Rhetorician and Teacher 307
Jorge Fernández López

24 Tacitus and Pliny on Oratory 323
William Dominik

25 Rhetoric and the Second Sophistic 339
Graham Anderson

26 Roman Rhetoric and Its Afterlife 354
John O. Ward

Part V Rhetoric and Roman Literature 367

27 Rhetoric and Literature at Rome 369
Matthew Fox

28 Rhetoric and Epic: Vergil’s Aeneid and Lucan’s Bellum Civile 382
Emanuele Narducci

29 Rhetoric and Satire: Horace, Persius, and Juvenal 396
Dan Hooley

30 Rhetoric and Ovid 413
Ulrike Auhagen

31 Rhetoric and the Younger Seneca 425
Marcus Wilson

32 Rhetoric and Historiography 439
Cynthia Damon

Bibliography 451

Glossary of Technical Terms 487

Index Locorum 495

General Index 502

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