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The art of rhetoric

Author: Aristotle; Harvey Yunis; Robin Waterfield
Publisher: [Oxford, United Kingdom] : Oxford University Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Oxford world's classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Aristotle's Art of Rhetoric is the earliest systematic treatment of the subject, and it remains among the most incisive works on rhetoric that we possess. In it, we are asked: What is a good speech? What do popular audiences find persuasive? How does one compose a persuasive speech? Aristotle considers these questions in the context of the ancient Greek democratic city-state, in which large audiences of ordinary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aristotle; Harvey Yunis; Robin Waterfield
ISBN: 9780198724254 019872425X
OCLC Number: 1035015737
Language Note: Translated from the Ancient Greek.
Description: lxxiv, 201 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Translator's note --
Select bibliography --
The art of rhetoric --
Explanatory notes --
Textual notes.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics.
Responsibility: Aristotle ; translated by Robin Waterfield ; with an introduction and notes by Harvey Yunis.

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Aristotle's Art of Rhetoric is a treatise concerning the theory and practice of the most dynamic form of discourse in Classical Greece. The Rhetoric was a touchstone for all later ancient writers on  Read more...

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