Heinrich Lausberg, Handbook of Literary Rhetoric: A Foundationf or Literary Study. Foreword by George A. Kennedy. Translated by Matthew T. LAUSBERG, Heinrich, Handbook of Literary Rhetoric: A Foundation for Literary Study (trans. Matthew T. Bliss, Annemiek Jansen and David E. Orton; ed. H. Lausberg: Handbook of Literary Rhetoric. A Foundation for Literary Study ( trans. D. F. Orton and R. D. Anderson). Pp. xxxi + Leiden, Boston, and.
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Handbook of Literary Rhetoric
Rgetoric, first published in German2nd edn Books by Heinrich Lausberg. It is a monumental work of extraordinary erudition, organisation and comprehensiveness, and enjoys unrivalled authority in its formal description of rhetorical techniques. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Cambridge originally published in as A Greek Grammar for Colleges. But in general the bibliographical references are commendably up to date: To speak of selection is perhaps to misuse the word.
Handbook of Literary Rhetoric – A Foundation for Literary Study
It is a monumental work of extraordinary erudition, organisation and comprehensiveness, and enjoys unrivalled authority in its formal description Tom added it Dec 12, Definitely a reference work rather than something to be read cover-to-cover. Dean Anderson Lausberg’s “Handbook of Literary Rhetoric,” here made available for the first time in English, received high critical acclaim on its first publication in Nevertheless an essential tool for anyone looking to analyse public speeches of any era.
Volkmann ; Kroll Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The present edition is a translation of the second edition ofwhich was reprinted in Handbuch der Altertumswissenschaft, zweite Abteilung, dritter Teil. In handling the material, Lausberg owes most to Quintilian, the fullest of the ancient sources.
It is a monumental work of extraordinary erudition, organisation and compre Foreword by George A. Log In Sign Up. Admittedly volatile in its power and effects, rhetoric has been scanted respect at least as often as accorded honor. Bryn Mawr Classical Review Ueding, Lauzberg et al. Lists with This Book.
Handbook of Literary Rhetoric: A Foundation for Literary Study
Douglas, published in the CR pp. Douglas’s stern review of the first edition Douglas So much for form. One would have to thetoric a redoubtable hunter or a trained philologist, or both to find a good general overview of the classical rhetorical tradition. Handbook of Literary Rhetoric. Handbook of Literary Rhetoric: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Hence we find chapters on the ‘Materia artis,’ what Lausberg calls the ‘Partes lf and ‘Exercitatio. Kroll’s treatment, while also partly topical in arrangement, was among the first to reach toward a historical contextualization of the ideas contributed by various ancient authors. Andre rated it it was amazing Aug 10, Magda Lo marked lausbery as to-read Nov 17, The excess of detail is intolerable and self-defeating.
This translation will ensure its accessibility to a new generation of students of rhetoric. It is a characteristic of rhetoricians as it is of all kinds of teachers to present personal perspectives as the perspectives, to present independent opinions as official demonstrations.
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Less ample, rnetoric more historically extensive, are KennedyVickersBarilliand Conley Here too we find the section on poetics Sectionswhich begins in good Aristotelian style with a treatment of mimesis. Lausberg’s are on the nature of ars generally, of artes liberalesand of grammar in particular.
To the second objection I would reply that Lausberg’s career was above all as a professor of romance philology, teaching mediaeval and modern French literature this edition, xx ; it should thus come as no surprise that the uses, scholarly and pedagogical, that he wants to make of rhetoric are primarily literary. There was also Baldwinbut for a full historical treatment one had to wait for George Kennedy’s Princeton volumes, andsummarized and revised in Kennedy