Item description for Cicero on the Attack: Invective and Subversion in the Orations and Beyond by Joan Booth, Ingo Gildenhard, Byron Harries, Keith Hopwood & J. G. F. Powell...
Eight new essays, from a distinguished international cast, examine the techniques of Cicero's verbal aggression. Analysis includes political and forensic context but also Cicero's own formal theory of rhetoric and his debts to other genres, literary and dramatic.
Table of Contents Introduction: Man and Matter (Joan Booth ); Invective and the Orator: Ciceronian Theory and Practice (J.G.F.Powell); Ciceronian Invective: Themes and Variations (Robin Seager ); Semantics and Pragmatics of Ciceronian Invective (Javier Ura); Smear and Spin: Ciceronian Tactics in De Lege Agraria II (Keith Hopwood); Name and Shame? Invective against Clodius and Others in the post-Exile Speeches (Catherine Steel ); Acting the Part: Techniques of the Comic Stage in Cicero's Early Speeches Byron Harries); Greek Auxiliaries: Tragedy and Philosophy in Ciceronian Invective (Ingo Gildenhard ); `What a Funny Consul we have!': Cicero's Dealings with Cato and Prominent Friends in Opposition (Rogier L.van der Wal ).
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25" Weight: 1.2 lbs.
Release Date Dec 30, 2007
Publisher Classical Press of Wales
ISBN 1905125194 ISBN13 9781905125197
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