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Politeness and politics in Cicero's letters

Author: Jon Hall
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford Univ. Press, ©2009.
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This is a fresh examination of the letters exchanged between Cicero and his correspondents, during the final decades of the Roman Republic. Drawing upon sociolinguistic theories of politeness, it explores the distinctive conventions of epistolary courtesy that shaped formal interaction among men of the Roman elite.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Records and correspondence
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Hall, Jon (Jon C.R.), 1961-
Politeness and politics in Cicero's letters.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford Univ. Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008031791
(OCoLC)234260197
Named Person: Marcus Tullius Cicero; Marcus Tullius Cicero; Marcus Tullius Cicero
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Hall
ISBN: 9780199716364 0199716366 9780195329063 0195329066
OCLC Number: 327887399
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 275 pages)
Contents: Doing aristocratic business : affiliative politeness and the politeness of respect --
From polite fictions to hypocrisy --
Redressive politeness : requests, refusals, and advice --
Politeness in epistolary conflict --
Politeness and political negotiation.
Responsibility: Jon Hall.
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This is a fresh examination of the letters exchanged between Cicero and his correspondents, during the final decades of the Roman Republic. Drawing upon sociolinguistic theories of politeness, it explores the distinctive conventions of epistolary courtesy that shaped formal interaction among men of the Roman elite.

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