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Author Jonge, Casper Constantijn de, 1977-

Title Between grammar and rhetoric : Dionysius of Halicarnassus on language, linguistics and literature / by Casper C. de Jonge
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 456 pages)
Series Mnemosyne : supplements ; 301
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum ; 301
Contents Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface and Acknowledgements -- Conventions and Abbreviations -- Chapter 1 -- Introduction -- 1.1. Dionysius on language, linguistics and literature: aims and methods -- 1.2. Classicism and Atticism -- 1.3. Dionysius' rhetorical works: their relative order and intended audience -- 1.4. Dionysius and the network of intellectuals in Augustan Rome -- 1.5. Rhetoric, philosophy, philology, grammar, musical and poetical theory -- 1.6. Dionysius' On Composition as a synthesis of ancient language disciplines -- Chapter 2 -- Dionysius on the nature of language -- 2.1. Introduction -- 2.2. The hierarchical structure of language -- 2.3. Language, thought and reality -- 2.4. Greek and Latin -- 2.5. Philosophy of language in Dionysius' On Composition? -- 2.5.1. The alleged inconsistency in Dionysius' views on names and things -- 2.5.2. Objections to modern interpretations -- 2.5.3. Dionysius on mimetic words (Comp. 16) -- 2.5.4. Dionysius on mixing mean and beautiful rhythms (Comp. 18) -- 2.5.5. Dionysius on the pleasing combination of common words (Comp. 3) -- 2.5.6. No inconsistency in Dionysius' views on language -- 2.6. Conclusion -- Chapter 3 -- Dionysius on the grammatical theory of the parts of speech -- 3.1. Introduction -- 3.2. Logos, lexis, and their parts in the various language disciplines -- 3.3. Dionysius' knowledge of earlier and contemporary theories -- 3.3.1. Dionysius' knowledge of earlier views on the parts of speech -- 3.3.2. Dionysius' knowledge of contemporary views on the parts of speech -- 3.3.3. Dionysius on the grammatical school curriculum -- 3.4. The double character of Dionysius' 956;959;961;953;945; 955;959;947;959;965; -- 3.5. Words, word classes and parts of the phrase: Dionysius' terminology -- 3.6. The word classes according to Dionysius -- 3.6.1. 959;969;959;956;945; and 960;961;959;963;951;947;959;961;953;954;959;957; (and 949;960;953;966;949;964;959;957;) -- 3.6.2. 961;951;956;945; and 956;949;964;959;967;951; -- 3.6.3.945;961;966;961;959;957; and 945;957;964;959;957;959;956;945;963;953;945; -- 3.6.4. 960;961;959;966;949;963;953;962; and 963;965;957;948;949;963;956;959;962; -- 3.6.5. 949;960;953;961;961;951;956;945; -- 3.6.6. Does Dionysius use a system of nine word classes? -- 3.7. The accidentia of the parts of speech: 963;957;956;946;949;946;951;954;959;964;945; versus 960;945;961;949;960;959;951;949;957;945; -- 3.8. Dionysius on the accidentia of nouns and verbs -- 3.9. Conclusion -- Chapter 4 -- Linguistics, composition, and style: Dionysius' use of the parts of speech -- 4.1. Introduction -- 4.2. Dionysius as a historian of linguistics -- 4.2.1. Dionysius' history of the theory of the parts of speech -- 4.2.2. Dionysius' approach to the history of linguistics -- 4.2.3. Quintilian's history of the theory of the parts of speech -- 4.2.4. Dionysius, Quintilian and modern historians of linguistics -- 4.3. Dionysius as a rhetorician: the parts of speech in the theory of composition -- 4.3.1. The parts of speech as building blocks: text as architecture -- 4.3.2. The parts of speech in the description of composition types -- 4.4. Dionysius as a literary critic: the parts of speech and the analysis of style -- 4.4.1. Dionysius on the style of Thucydides -- 4.4.2. Dionysius' gra
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-421) and index
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Subject 880-01 Dionysius, of Halicarnassus -- Criticism and interpretation.
880-01 Διονύσιος, ο Αλικαρνασσεύς, -- Κριτική και ερμηνεία.
Greek language -- Grammar.
Rhetoric, Ancient.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1282601466
9047443136 (electronic bk.)
9781282601468
9789047443131 (electronic bk.)
(hardback ; alk. paper)
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