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Author Plett, Heinrich F
Title Rhetoric and Renaissance Culture
Imprint Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc., 2004
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Note Frontmatter -- Contents -- Introduction -- A. Scope and Genres of Renaissance Rhetoric -- B. Poetica Rhetorica -- C. Intermedial Rhetoric -- D. Poeta Orator: Shakespeare as Orator Poet -- E. Iconography of Rhetoric and Eloquence -- Backmatter
The volume presents a cultural history of renaissance rhetoric with special emphasis on literary theory with its aspects of imagination (inventio), generictheory (dispositio), style (elocutio), mnemonic architecture (memoria), representation (actio) (with Shakespeare's works as illustrations). Special attention is given to the intermedial rhetoric of painting and music and the rhetorical ideology of culture
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Plett, Heinrich F. Rhetoric and Renaissance Culture Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc.,c2004 9783110174618
Subject European literature -- Renaissance, 1450-1600 -- History and criticism.;Rhetoric, Renaissance.;Art, Renaissance -- Themes, motives
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