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Deliberative Democracy and Rhetoric: Cicero, Oratory, and Conversation

Gary A. Remer

in Ethics and the Orator: The Ciceronian Tradition of Political Morality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226439167
eISBN:
9780226439334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226439334.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Unlike proponents of deliberative democracy, Cicero, like other classical rhetoricians, identifies deliberative oratory, not conversation, as the dominant genre of political speech. Cicero, however, ... More


Self-Persuasion: Monologues

Michael Hawcroft

in Word as Action: Racine, Rhetoric, and Theatrical Language

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151852
eISBN:
9780191672866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151852.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama, European Literature

If it is the persuasive interaction of characters that constitutes the theatricality of Jean Racine's discourse, what becomes of verbal action if characters speak when they are alone, or accompanied ... More


Demosthenes' Assembly Speeches

Gunther Martin

in Divine Talk: Religious Argumentation in Demosthenes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199560226
eISBN:
9780191721427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560226.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the evidence for religious references in deliberative oratory before the Athenian assembly; outside speeches on religious matters, such references are mainly found in times of ... More


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