The Art of Rhetoric in the Roman World

By George Alexander Kennedy

The Art of Rhetoric in the Roman World

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  • ISBN: 9781556359798
  • Pages: 678
  • Publication Date: 5/1/2008
  • Retail Price: $67.00
Web Price: $53.60
Web Price: $53.60

The Art of Rhetoric in the Roman World

By George Alexander Kennedy

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PAPERBACK

  • ISBN: 9781556359798
  • Pages: 678
  • Publication Date: 5/1/2008
  • Retail Price: $67.00
Web Price: $53.60

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Recipient of the Charles J. Goodwin Award of Merit from the American Philological Association in 1975. The Goodwin Award is the only honor for scholarly achievement given by the Association. It is presented at the Annual Meeting for an outstanding contribution to classical scholarship published by a member of the association within a period of three years before the ending of the preceding calendar year.

"A remarkable and valuable achievement, balanced in judgment and attractively presented." Journal of Roman Studies,

"This book is a reissue of the important 1972 work on the development of Greek and Latin oratory and rhetorical theory… Many students of the classics, and people interested in later European literatures as well, will find themselves turning to it again and again." The Times Literary Supplement

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George Alexander Kennedy

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George A. Kennedy is Paddison Professor of Classics, Emeritus, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, an elected Member of the American Philosophical Society, and Fellow of the Rhetoric Society of America. Under Presidents Carter and Reagan Dr. Kennedy served as member of the National Humanities Council. He was earlier President of the American Philological Association and of the International Society for the History of Rhetoric. He is author of 15 books, including Classical Rhetoric and its Christian and Secular Tradition from Ancient to Modern Times, New Testament Interpretation through Rhetorical Criticism, Comparative Rhetoric: An Historical and Cross-Cultural Introduction, Aristotle On Rhetoric: A Theory of Civic Discourse, and Progymnasmata: Greek Textbooks of Prose Composition, as well as numerous articles and translations into English from Greek, Latin, and French.

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