Beginnings of Rhetorical Theory in Classical Greece
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In this text, Edward Schiappa argues that rhetorical theory did not originate with the Sophists in the fifth century B.C.E., as is commonly believed, but came into being a century later.
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 7/11/1999
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
|Note on Translations and Abbreviations|
|Reconstructing the Origins of Rhetorical Theory|
|The Standard Account of Rhetoric's Beginnings|
|The Origins of the Word Rhetorike: What Does It Matter?|
|"Technical Rhetoric" Reconsidered|
|"Sophistic Rhetoric" Reconsidered|
|"Philosophical Rhetoric" Reconsidered|
|Gorgias and the Disciplining of Discourse: Three Studies|
|Gorgias' Composition Style|
|Rereading Gorgias' Helen|
|Rhetoric and Philosophy in On Not Being|
|Fourth-Century Disciplinary Efforts: Three Studies|
|Early Use of the Terms Rhetoreia and Rhetoreuein|
|Aristotle's Disciplining of Epideictic|