Heinrich Lausberg, Handbook of Literary Rhetoric: A Foundationf or Literary Study. Foreword by George A. Kennedy. Translated by Matthew T. LAUSBERG, Heinrich, Handbook of Literary Rhetoric: A Foundation for Literary Study (trans. Matthew T. Bliss, Annemiek Jansen and David E. Orton; ed. H. Lausberg: Handbook of Literary Rhetoric. A Foundation for Literary Study ( trans. D. F. Orton and R. D. Anderson). Pp. xxxi + Leiden, Boston, and.

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Quintilian is covered in fifteen pages. The presiding genius here is that of Quintilian, who most thoroughly dovetailed the Aristotelian hadbook sophistic traditions of rhetorical precept.

Handbook of Literary Rhetoric – A Foundation for Literary Study

A less likely, but still possible, objection might be to his characterization of rhetoric here as a fundamentally literary — and thus written — phenomenon, rather than in primis a living, oral, lausberv dialogic one. The Handbook has for many years been a standard reference work for all engaged in the study of literature and rhetoric. Thanks for telling us about the problem. His other publications include “Elemente der Literarischen Rhetorik” and “Romanische Sprachwissenschaft” Cambridge originally published in as A Greek Grammar for Colleges.

It is a strong sign of the increasing vigour of this field that supplements are already needed: The bulk of the book comprises thirty short litrrary summarizing the rhetorif of major rhetoricians.

La retorica Milanotranslated as Rhetoric. Terms and Conditions Privacy Statement. In response to the first, I would speculate that Lausberg, writing in another place and time, felt he could do his reader the courtesy of assuming that she had already mastered handbokk rudimentary history of rhetoric in classical antiquity.


References to this book Chaucer’s Body: This translation will ensure its accessibility to a new generation of students of rhetoric. Books Available for Review.

Joana marked it as to-read May 02, Certainly his documentation is sufficiently exhaustive to permit the discerning reader to sort out differences in the various authors and works. The section devoted to what Lausberg himself calls dispositio Sections occupies only pages ; he does provide a handy chart pp.

The response to that claim does not only have to rest on principles of anti-foundationalism which are currently in favour. Pages supply a very useful bibliography to on rhetoric, poetics, dialectic, literary interpretation, humor, and tropes, particularly metaphor and allegory.

Handbook of Literary Rhetoric: A Foundation for Literary Study

In any case, from our vantage-point in the history of scholarship, the dilemma is a faulty one: Filippo Alma marked it as to-read Jan 10, Ancient rhetoric has enjoyed a renaissance in contemporary poetics, theory of literature, and cultural studies, among writers as diverse as Wayne Booth and Michel Foucault. Less ample, but more historically extensive, are KennedyVickersBarilliand Conley No eBook available Amazon. His section on rhetoric, which occupies the lion’s share of the text, is considered under the heads ‘De arte’ Sections’De artifice’ Sectionsand ‘De rhetorric Section Deja marked it as to-read Sep 07, It may therefore be difficult for us to appreciate the fact lausberb rhetoric has somehow literrary really had an easy time of it over the centuries.

But even when this pitfall is avoided the summaries make no attempt to help the reader make sense of the material: Kennedy, from the foreword. The thetoric of these, as will readily be seen, is overwhelmingly the longest, and is minutely subdivided by topic.


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Translated in this edition, xxiv. A New Rheroric of Classical Rhetoric. Marco Antonio added it Oct 18, Then begins the treatment of rhetoric, which spans pages Kraus, Romanische Forschungen 75 Antonio Batista marked it as to-read Feb 07, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

In the second chapter, rather than discussing the partes orationis — which for Lausberg means exordiumnarratioargumentatioand peroratio — on their own terms as the material of dispositiohe treats each of them as part of invention [sect ][sect ]since as he sees it ‘the temporal relationship between the phases Here too we find the section on poetics Sectionswhich begins in good Aristotelian style with a treatment of mimesis.

Schmid, ASNS Lists with This Book. Handbook of Literary Rhetoric: But the Handbuch liteeary a much more massive undertaking, and — despite some opinions to the contrary 3 — Arnold Arens, in his foreword to the reprint of the second German edition, hails it as ‘today generally recognized as the standard work.

Handbook of Literary Rhetoric

Those rather caustic remarks about the first edition of L. Greek Rhetoric under Christian Emperors. The primary objection to Lausberg’s work is likely to come from severe historicists. Travis Lambert marked it as to-read Apr 15, Bliss, Annemiek Jansen, and David E. It is a monumental work of extraordinary erudition, organisation and compre Foreword by George A.