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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Terms and Conditions Privacy Statement. Ancient rhetoric has enjoyed a renaissance in contemporary poetics, theory of literature, and cultural studies, among writers as diverse as Wayne Booth and Michel Foucault.

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Futaki marked it as to-read Oct 14, If not exactly kicking and screaming from the womb, it had a troublesome childhood; Plato, whatever his real feelings on the subject, cannot have been an easy wet-nurse.

Eine Grundlegung der Literaturwissenschaft. Handbook of Literary Rhetoric. Bliss, Annemiek Jansen, and David E. Nevertheless an essential tool for anyone looking to analyse public speeches of any era. Sectionwhich in turn are a phenomenon of the dispositio ‘ Section Marina Gerolymatou marked it as to-read Feb 06, In handling the material, Lausberg owes most to Quintilian, the fullest of the ancient sources.


Wolf, Muttersprache 72 The “Handbook” has for many years been a standard reference work for all engaged in the study of literature and rhetoric. Eine Grundlegung der Literaturwissenschaftand released in a second edition in Kraus, Romanische Forschungen 75 Hence we find chapters on the ‘Materia artis,’ what Lausberg calls the ‘Partes artis,’ and ‘Exercitatio.

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Handbook of Literary Rhetoric: A Foundation for Literary Study

References to this book Chaucer’s Body: Click here to sign up. Arens’s tone is nothing short of panegyric: So much for form. A claim that L. Admittedly volatile in its power and effects, rhetoric has been scanted respect at least as often as accorded honor. In response to rhftoric first, I would speculate that Lausberg, writing in another place and time, felt he could do his reader the courtesy of assuming that she had already mastered the rudimentary history of rhetoric in classical antiquity.


Handbook of Literary Rhetoric: A Foundation for Literary Study by Heinrich Lausberg

Translated in this edition, xxiv. Lausberg, anticipating of all people the French narratologists, next treats what he calls ‘Degrees of Directness,’ comparing narrative with drama. Chapter three, ‘Exercitatio,’ offers an interesting array of topics, including the progymnasmata Sections Smyth, Herbert Weir Ana marked it as to-read Jul 21,