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By George A. Kennedy

due to the fact its unique e-book by way of UNC Press in 1980, this booklet has supplied hundreds of thousands of scholars with a concise creation and consultant to the historical past of the classical culture in rhetoric, the traditional yet ever very important paintings of persuasion.
Now, George Kennedy bargains a completely revised and up to date version of Classical Rhetoric and Its Christian and Secular Tradition. From its improvement in old Greece and Rome, via its continuation and variation in Europe and the USA throughout the heart a long time and Renaissance, to its enduring value within the 20th century, he strains the idea and perform of classical rhetoric via historical past. At every one degree of ways, he demonstrates how new societies converted classical rhetoric to slot their needs.
For this version, Kennedy has up to date the textual content and the bibliography to include new scholarship; additional sections in relation to ladies orators and rhetoricians all through historical past; and enlarged the dialogue of rhetoric in the US, Germany, and Spain. He has additionally integrated additional information approximately old and highbrow contexts to help the reader in realizing the culture of classical rhetoric.

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