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Rhetoric and Renaissance culture

Author: Heinrich F Plett
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter, ©2004.
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Since Jacob Burckhardt's Kultur der Renaissance in Italien (1869) rhetoric as a significant cultural factor of the renaissance has largely been neglected. The present study seeks to remedy this deficit regarding the arts by concentrating on literary theor.

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Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Plett, Heinrich F.
Rhetoric and Renaissance culture.
Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter, ©2004
(DLC) 2006506723
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Heinrich F Plett
ISBN: 3110201895 9783110201895
OCLC Number: 191935112
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 581 pages) : illustrations (some color)
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: Foreword; Contents; Illustrations; Introduction Renaissance Culturology and Renaissance Rhetoric; A. Scope and Genres of Renaissance Rhetoric; B. Poetica Rhetorica Rhetorical Poetics in the Renaissance; C. Intermedial Rhetoric; D. Poeta Orator Shakespeare as Orator Poet; E. Iconography of Rhetoric and Eloquence; I. Names; II. Subjects.
Responsibility: Heinrich F. Plett.


The volume presents a cultural history of renaissance rhetoric with special emphasis on literary theory with its aspects of imagination (inventio), generictheory (dispositio), style (elocutio),  Read more...


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"[...] students of rhetoric are well rewarded by the wealth of material and ideas presented."Ina Habermann in: Anglia 2/2007 "Pletts Werk wird mit Sicherheit fur Jahrzehnte die definitive Darstellung Read more...

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