Greek Drama and the Invention of RhetoriceBook - 2012
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
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 258 pages)