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Politeness and politics in Cicero's letters

Author: Jon Hall
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: Correspondance privée
Correspondance
Named Person: Cicéron; Cicéron
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Hall
OCLC Number: 1132098641
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 21 avril 2010).
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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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