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Beginnings of Rhetorical Theory in Classical Greece

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ISBN-10: 0300075901

ISBN-13: 9780300075908

Edition: 1999

Authors: Edward Schiappa

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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.
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Book details

List price: $57.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 7/11/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

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
Isocrates' Philosophia
Aristotle's Disciplining of Epideictic