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The Motives of Eloquence

Literary Rhetoric in the Renaissance

by Richard A. Lanham

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Wipf & Stock Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Renaissance,
  • Rhetoric,
  • World - General,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8866917M
    ISBN 101592445799
    ISBN 109781592445790

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He taught at Dartmouth, and from to in the English Department at UCLA, where he is now Professor Emeritus.

His latest book, 'The Electronic Word: Democracy, Technology, and the Arts', was published, in both printed and electronic form, by the University of Chicago Press. "This is a stunning central thesis of 'The Motives of Eloquence' is subtle, complicated, imaginative, and bold." - Anne Barton, 'Shakespeare Quarterly "In this brilliant tour de force Lanham speaks with sound and fury -- signifying everything.

He was a National Endowment for the Humanities senior fellow in Lanham is the author of numerous books on writing, including Style: An Anti-textbook, The Motives of Eloquence: Literary Rhetoric in the Renaissance, Revising Prose, Revising Business Prose, Analyzing Prose, and Literacy and the Survival of Humanism.5/5(1).

Richard A. Lanham. The Motives of Eloquence: Literary Rhetoric in the Renaissance. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, Paper. pages. Rhetoric and truth are totally and hopelessly irreconciliable systems ; the problem is solutionless.

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