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The Roman world of Cicero's De oratore

Author: Elaine Fantham
Publisher: Oxford [u.a.] Oxford Univ. Press 2010
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English
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The Roman World of Cicero's De Oratore offers a wide introduction to Cicero's political and cultural world, and illustrates, by its analysis of his imaginary dialogue between statesmen, how he  Read more...

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Named Person: Marcus Tullius Cicero
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine Fantham
ISBN: 9780191718892 0191718890 0199263159 9780199263158
OCLC Number: 1165607706
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (VII, 354 S.)
Contents: 1. Cicero at Fifty ; 2. The Public Careers of L. Licinius Crassus and M. Antonius ; 3. Constructing the Dialogue: The Challenge of Plato ; 4. The Future Orator: Talent, Training, and the Choice of Model ; 5. The Orator and the Law ; 6. Oratory and Literature: The Spoken and the Written Word ; 7. Rediscovering Aristotelian Invention ; 8. Wit and Humour as the Orator's Combat Weapons ; 9. Political Persuasion: Senate and Contio ; 10. Style and Substance ; 11. Res Pervolgatae: Words and their Manipulation in Standard Rhetorical Theory ; 12. Into Action: The Orator as Public Figure ; 13. Epilogue: The Statesman and the State in De Oratore and After
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