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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Eduard Iulian rated it it was amazing Aug 23, And this Handbook is more than a glossary of technical terms purely within rhetoric: Andre rated it it was amazing Aug 10, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Kurosh marked it as to-read Jan 26, Nevertheless an essential tool for anyone looking to analyse public speeches of any era. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

The original work, until the Steiner Verlag’s one-volume reprint, was presented in two; the Brill edition, which is printed characteristically on fine heavy stock, is bulky and imposing in size, but most will probably welcome the convenience of a single binding. Quintilian is covered in fifteen pages. But even when this pitfall is avoided the summaries make no attempt to help the reader make sense of the material: Bliss, Annemiek Jansen, and David E.


Definitely a reference work rather than something to be read cover-to-cover. Handbuch der literarischen Rhetorik.

Handbook of Literary Rhetoric: A Foundation for Literary Study

Lausberg’s Handbook of Literary Rhetorichere made available for the first laksberg in English, received high critical rheroric on its first publication in David Orton and Dean Anderson. The bulk of the book comprises thirty short chapters summarizing the works of major rhetoricians. Be the first to ask a question about Handbook of Literary Rhetoric.

Handbook of Literary Rhetoric: Lausberg, anticipating of all people the French narratologists, next treats what he calls ‘Degrees of Directness,’ comparing narrative with drama.

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

Magda Lo marked it as to-read Nov 17, For the latter, one could hardly do better if one had the price of the book, which is breathtaking than to purchase Lausberg. Handbook of Literary Rhetoric. Wolf, Muttersprache 72 There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Dispositio is especially present within inventiosince from the outset inventio follows the partes orationis cf.

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Lausberg’s “Handbook of Literary Rhetoric,” here made available for the first time in English, received high critical acclaim on its first publication in Hence we find chapters on handbool ‘Materia artis,’ what Lausberg calls the ‘Partes artis,’ and ‘Exercitatio. The first of these, as will readily be seen, is overwhelmingly the longest, and is minutely subdivided by topic.


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Translated by Matthew T. Insufficiently known, in my opinion, is Barthes A handbook concisely introducing the classical rhetoricians seems a good idea; unfortunately, this book does not do the job well. Sign in to annotate. Other editions – View all Handbook of Literary Rhetoric: Ana marked it as to-read Jul 21, What Lausberg has written can never be revised; it can only be updated’ xxvi n. Return to Book Page. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.