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Author Knudsen, Rachel Ahern, author

Title Homeric speech and the origins of rhetoric / Rachel Ahern Knudsen
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014
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Contents Rhetoric in Homer -- Reconsidering the origins of rhetoric -- Investigating Homeric rhetoric -- Patterns of Aristotelian rhetoric in the Iliad -- The genealogy of rhetoric from Homer to Aristotle -- Explaining the correspondence between Homeric speech and Aristotelian theory -- Rhetoric in archaic poetry -- From poetry to theory -- Appendix: analysis of remaining Iliadic rhetorical speeches
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Aristotle -- Criticism and interpretation.
Homer. Iliad.
Rhetoric, Ancient.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1421412276 (electronic bk.)
9781421412276 (electronic bk.)