This authoritative anthology will put to rest the general impression that traditional rhetoric had little impact during the years between the death of St. Augustine and Bracciolini's rediscovery of Quintilian. Although little was added to the corpus of material called rhetoric, this discipline nonetheless played an important part as it was brought to bear on new areas of practical need. By presenting 36 rhetorical treatises--many translated into English for the first time--from nearly every century of the period 430 to 1416 ...

Readings in Medieval Rhetoric 1974, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN

ISBN-13: 9780253348791

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