About the Author
Carol Poster, an associate professor of English at York University in Toronto, has written numerous articles and book chapters on the history of rhetoric, the rhetoric of philosophy and religion, and classical tradition. She has also published translations of Arstophanes' Clouds and Plautus' Stichus. Poster has won the 2003 Kneupper Award for best article in Rhetoric Society Quarterly and the 1997 Gildersleeve Prize for best article in American Journal of Philology.
Table of Contents
I. EssaysWhitney Crothers DilleyThe Code of Frustrated Desire: The Language of Courtly Love in the European Troubadour and Chinese Southern Dynasties' TraditionsApostolos StavelasThe Treatise On Syntax of Georgios Lecapenos Lahcen E. EzzaherAristotle's Rhetoric in the Commentary Tradition of AverroesLee S. TesdellGreek Rhetoric and Philosophy in Medieval Arabic Culture: The State of the ResearchHans HohmannRhetoric in Medieval Legal Education: Libellus Pylei DisputatoriusAnn DobynsChaucer and the Rhetoric of JusticeArmelle J. F. ClarkTemporal and Spatial Perceptions as Modes of Expression in Le roman de Compte d'AnjouII. ReviewsAnn DobynsWilliam M. Purcell: Ars poetriae: Rhetorical and Grammatical Invention at the Margin of LiteracyMarjorie Curry WoodsSuzanne Reynolds: Medieval Reading: Grammar, Rhetoric and the Classical TextAnne LaskayaRosemarie Potz McGerr: Chaucer's Open Books: Resistance to Closure in Medieval DiscourseMarilyn MigielPier Massimo Forni: Adventures in Speech: Rhetoric and Narration in Boccaccio's DecameronIII. BibliographyRichard J. Utz: Medievalia Grammatica: A Bibliography of Critical Studies in Medieval Grammar