Classical rhetoric and its Christian and secular tradition from ancient to modern times
University of North Carolina Press, 1980 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 291 pages
A revised and updated edition of the popular and widely used guide to the classical tradition of rhetoric from its development in ancient Greece and Rome to the 20th-century.
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