Greek Drama and the Invention of Rhetoric

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Asserts a novel and controversial theory on the origins of rhetoric that differs radically from the standard view Argues that it was the theatre of Ancient Greece, first appearing around 500 BC, that prompted the development of formalized rhetoric, which evolved soon thereafter Provides a cogent reworking of existing evidence Reveals the bias and inconsistency of Aristotle.

Original languageEnglish (US)
ISBN (Print)9781118357088
StatePublished - Jul 27 2012
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities


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