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Figuring Style - a book by Christiansen, Nancy L.

Figuring Style

The Legacy of Renaissance Rhetoric

Figuring Style( )
Author: Christiansen, Nancy L.
ISBN:978-1-61117-240-9
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University of South Carolina Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $130.00
Book Description:

Nancy L. Christiansen provides a broad and deep introduction to the discussion of rhetorical stylistic instruction in the English Renaissance. She argues that most contemporary characterizations of Renaissance stylistic theory are reductions obscuring the comprehensive composing and reading method taught by Renaissance rhetoricians. At the core of her discussion is the concept of figures, and Christiansen traces the nomenclature of the figures back to its origins, observing how these...
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Pages:696
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Rhetoric
Literary Criticism / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 10 x 1.38 Inches
Book Weight:2.96 Pounds

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