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Greek Drama and the Invention of Rhetoric David Sansone

Greek Drama and the Invention of Rhetoric

David Sansone

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ISBN : 9781118357088
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272 pages
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Asserts a novel and controversial theory on the origins of rhetoric that differs radically from the standard viewArgues that it was the theatre of Ancient Greece, first appearing around 500 BC, that promptedthe development of formalized rhetoric,MoreAsserts a novel and controversial theory on the origins of rhetoric that differs radically from the standard viewArgues that it was the theatre of Ancient Greece, first appearing around 500 BC, that promptedthe development of formalized rhetoric, which evolved soon thereafterProvides a cogent reworking of existing evidenceReveals the bias and inconsistency of Aristotle