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Menander: A Rhetor in Context

Malcolm Heath

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259205
eISBN:
9780191717932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259205.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book reassesses the late 3rd-century Greek rhetorician Menander of Laodicea (Menander Rhetor). Menander is generally regarded as a specialist in epideictic, as such, he is often considered an ... More


New Syntheses 1600–1620: Keckermann, Vossius, and Caussin

Peter Mack

in A History of Renaissance Rhetoric 1380-1620

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199597284
eISBN:
9780191804588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199597284.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses three seventeenth-century authors and their contributions to the development of renaissance rhetoric. These are Bartholomaeus Keckermann (1571–1609), Gerardus Vossius ... More


Sublimity by fiat: New Light on the English Longinus

Micha Lazarus

in The Places of Early Modern Criticism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198834687
eISBN:
9780191894749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834687.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Longinus’ On the Sublime is thought to have been ushered onto the English literary scene by Boileau’s Traité du Sublime (1674). The search for antecedents to Boileau has yielded scattered references ... More


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