Ethics and Rhetoric: Classical Essays for Donald Russell on His Seventy-fifth Birthday

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Clarendon Press, 1995 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 378 pages
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Donald Russell, Emeritus Professor of Classical Literature at the University of Oxford, has been a leading figure in several fields of classical scholarship over the last few decades. The present volume collects essays written in his honour by scholars who have all worked closely with him. They fall into three sections, corresponding to Donald Russell's main work: Latin literature, Greek imperial literature, and ancient literary criticism. They are unified by two of Russell's own pervasive concerns: ethics, the concern of classical literature with moral conduct, and rhetoric, the techniques of effective persuasion.

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Doreen C. Innes is at St Hilda's College, Oxford. Harry Hine is at University of St Andrews.

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