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Essays on medieval rhetoric

Author: Martin Camargo
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2016.
Series: Collected studies.
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Presents a collection of essays that cover topics in medieval rhetoric from its origins in late antiquity through the end of the Middle Ages. This title features essays that are concerned with the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Camargo
ISBN: 9781351219365 1351219367
OCLC Number: 1022560999
Notes: First published 2012 by Ashgate Publishing.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Contents: Introduction; Part A Theory and Practice: Defining medieval rhetoric; 'Non solum sibi sed aliis etiam': neoplatonism and rhetoric in Saint Augustine's De doctrina christiana; Where's the brief? The ars dictaminis and reading/writing between the lines; The varieties of prose dictamen as defined by the dictatores. Part B Pedagogy: The pedagogy of the dictatores; 'Si dictare velis': versified artes dictandi and late medieval writing pedagogy; Between grammar and rhetoric: composition teaching at Oxford and Bologna in the late Middle Ages; Beyond the Libri Catoniani: models of Latin prose style at Oxford University ca.1400. Part C Texts and Transmission: Tria sunt: the long and the short of Geoffrey of Vinsauf's Documentum de modo et arte dictandi et vesificandi; A 12th-century treatise on dictamen and metaphor; Toward a comprehensive art of written discourse: Geoffrey of Vinsauf and the ars dictaminis; The Libellus de arte dictandi rhetorice attributed to Peter of Blois; The English manuscripts of Bernard of Meung's Flores dictaminum; Addenda; Indexes.
Series Title: Collected studies.
Responsibility: Martin Camargo.


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