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Bodily Arts : Rhetoric and Athletics in Ancient Greece

Author: Debra Hawhee
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The role of athletics in ancient Greece extended well beyond the realms of kinesiology, competition, and entertainment. In teaching and philosophy, athletic practices overlapped with rhetorical ones and formed a shared mode of knowledge production. Bodily Arts examines this intriguing intersection, offering an important context for understanding the attitudes of ancient Greeks toward themselves and their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hawhee, Debra.
Bodily arts.
Austin : University of Texas Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2004005736
(OCoLC)57281948
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Debra Hawhee
ISBN: 0292797273 9780292797277 0292705840 9780292705845
OCLC Number: 609720254
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 226 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: Shipwreck --
Contesting Virtuousity: Agonism and the Production of Arete --
Phusiopoiesis: The Arts of Training --
Gymnasium I: The Space of Training --
The Bodily Rhythms of Habit --
The Visible Spoken: Rhetoric, Athletics, and the the Circulation of Honor.
Responsibility: Debra Hawhee.
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Offers a context for understanding the attitudes of ancient Greeks toward themselves and their environment. This book details how athletics came to be rhetoric's 'twin art' in the bodily aspects of  Read more...

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