Rhetoric Before And Beyond The Greeks / Edition 1

Rhetoric Before And Beyond The Greeks / Edition 1

by Carol S. Lipson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791461009

ISBN-13: 9780791461006

Pub. Date: 07/15/2004

Publisher: State University of New York Press

These twelve essays, most of which are specially commissioned, move the study of rhetoric away from the more familar world of Greece to examine how rhetoric functioned and differed in earlier cultural settings. Contributors discuss in some depth the rhetoric of Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, the Bible and Rhodes (as an alternative to Athens).  See more details below

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These twelve essays, most of which are specially commissioned, move the study of rhetoric away from the more familar world of Greece to examine how rhetoric functioned and differed in earlier cultural settings. Contributors discuss in some depth the rhetoric of Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, the Bible and Rhodes (as an alternative to Athens).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791461006
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
07/15/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
276
Sales rank:
1,014,344
Product dimensions:
0.62(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

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Table of Contents

The birth of rhetoric25
The rhetoric of origins and the other : reading the ancient figure of Enheduanna47
Neo-Assyrian rhetoric : the example of the third campaign of Sennacherib (704-681 B.C.)65
Ancient Egyptian rhetoric : it all comes down to Maat79
Law, rhetoric, and gender in Ramesside Egypt99
The use of eloquence : the Confucian perspective115
Confucian silence and remonstration : a basis for deliberation?131
"Nothing can be accomplished if the speech does not sound agreeable" rhetoric and the invention of classical Chinese discourse147
Pentateuchal rhetoric and the voice of the Aaronides165
The art of rhetoric at Rhodes : an eastern rival to the Athenian representation of classical rhetoric183
Story-list-sanction : a cross-cultural strategy of ancient persuasion197
Song to speech : the origins of early Epitaphia in ancient Near Eastern women's lamentations213
Suggestions for teaching ancient rhetorics227

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