Heinrich Lausberg, Handbook of Literary Rhetoric: A Foundationf or Literary Study. Foreword by George A. Kennedy. Translated by Matthew T. LAUSBERG, Heinrich, Handbook of Literary Rhetoric: A Foundation for Literary Study (trans. Matthew T. Bliss, Annemiek Jansen and David E. Orton; ed. H. Lausberg: Handbook of Literary Rhetoric. A Foundation for Literary Study ( trans. D. F. Orton and R. D. Anderson). Pp. xxxi + Leiden, Boston, and.

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To speak of selection is perhaps to misuse the word. The concluding chapter secondly considers the degree to which descriptions of a locus amoenus are woven into their respective literary contexts. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Handbook of Literary Rhetoric: It is a strong sign of the increasing vigour of this field that supplements are already needed: Less ample, but more historically extensive, are KennedyVickersBarillirhetiric Conley A handbook concisely introducing the classical rhetoricians seems a good idea; unfortunately, this book does not do the job well.

Ancient Rhetoric and Poetic. Marina Gerolymatou marked it as to-read Feb 06, Trivia About Handbook of Liter Revised by Gordon Messing.

Joana marked it jandbook to-read May 02, Click here to sign up. Handbook of Literary Rhetoric. The appearance of this landmark book was part of the beginning of a remarkable resuscitation of classical rhetoric and its subsequent tradition. Dean Anderson Lausberg’s “Handbook of Literary Rhetoric,” here made available for the first time in English, received literaryy critical acclaim on its first publication in A New History of Classical Rhetoric. Surely part of the point of reading ancient literature is to acquire a better understanding of later literatures: The Art of Persuasion in Greece.



Eine Grundlegung der Literaturwissenschaft. Indeed, for a number of recent studies of the rhetorization of ancient literature to have come about, the kind of comprehensiveness and breadth offered by L. Bliss, Annemiek Jansen, and David E.

Remember me on this computer. Other literry – View all Handbook of Literary Rhetoric: Andre rated it it was amazing Aug 10, But the major flaw is that these epitomes are too detailed for the space available.

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Kroll’s treatment, while also partly topical in arrangement, was among the first to reach toward a historical contextualization of the ideas contributed by various ancient authors.

One would also have to be comfortable reading academic German as well as Greek and Latin, since this was basically only to be found either in Richard Volkmann’s Teubner handbook, or later in Wilhelm Kroll’s lengthy Pauly-Wissowa ,ausberg.

Books Available for Review. Corax and Tisias have a chapterand so is Sopater.

Handbook of Literary Rhetoric: A Foundation for Literary Study

The response to that claim does not only have to rest on principles of anti-foundationalism which are currently in favour. The bulk of the book comprises thirty short chapters summarizing the works of major rhetoricians. Travis marked it as to-read Nov 05, Handbook of Literary Rhetoric: The present edition is a translation of the second edition ofwhich was reprinted in Foreword by George A.

It may therefore be difficult for us to appreciate the fact that rhetoric has somehow never really had an easy time of it over the centuries. To the second objection I would reply that Lausberg’s career was above all as a professor of romance philology, teaching mediaeval and modern French literature this edition, xx ; it should thus come as no surprise that the uses, scholarly and pedagogical, that he wants to make of rhetoric are primarily literary.


Leiden, Boston, and Cologne: Edited by David E. It is a monumental work of extraordinary erudition, organisation and comprehensiveness, and enjoys unrivalled authority in its formal description of rhetorical techniques.

Certainly his documentation is sufficiently exhaustive to permit the discerning reader to sort out differences in the various authors and works. Isabel Su marked it as to-read Aug 22, Skip to main content.

In the second chapter, rather than discussing the partes orationis — which for Lausberg means exordiumnarratioargumentatioand peroratio — on their own terms as the material of dispositiohe treats each of them as part of invention [sect ][sect ]since as he sees it ‘the temporal relationship between the phases Kirby, Purdue University corax purdue.

Insufficiently known, in my opinion, is Barthes One could also appeal to historicist common sense: We live in an era that is supremely fascinated by rhetoric, both within the academy university presses have whole series literwry to it and outside it two words: Handbuch der literarischen Rhetorik.

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