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Technical ekphrasis in Greek and Roman science and literature : the written machine between Alexandria and Rome

Author: Courtney Roby
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book analyzes the rhetorical and visual strategies used in technical texts and non-technical literature to describe technological artifacts.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Courtney Roby
ISBN: 9781107077300 1107077303
OCLC Number: 927166087
Description: ix, 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: the written machine --
Genres: texts and artifacts --
Cultural contexts --
The ekphrastic complex --
Diagram and artifact --
Description and instruction --
Knowledge and artifact --
Conclusion: the limits of description.
Responsibility: Courtney Roby (Cornell University).
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