Item description for Rhetoric and Renaissance Culture by Heinrich F. Plett...
Since Jaco Burckhardt's Kultur der Renaissance in Italien (1869) rhetoric as a significant cultural factor of the renaissance has largely been neglected. The present study seeks to remedy this deficit regarding the arts by concentrating on literary theory and its aspects of imagination, genre, style, mnemonic architecture and representation, with illustrative examples taken from Shakespeare's works, but also on the intermedial rhetoric of painting and music. Particular attention is given to the rhetorical ideology of the Renaissance.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.25" Width: 6.75" Height: 9.5" Weight: 2.15 lbs.
Release Date Feb 28, 2005
Publisher Walter de Gruyter
ISBN 3110174618 ISBN13 9783110174618