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A Handlist of Rhetorical Terms

by Richard A. Lanham

ISBN 0520076699 / 9780520076693 / 0-520-07669-9
Publisher University of California Press
Language English
Edition Softcover
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The first edition of this widely used work has been reprinted many times over two decades. With a unique combination of alphabetical and descriptive lists, it provides in one convenient, accessible volume all the rhetorical termsmostly Greek and Latinthat students of Western literature and rhetoric are likely to come across in their reading or to find useful in their writing. Now the Second Edition offers new features that will make it still more useful:A completely revised alphabetical listing that defines nearly 1,000 terms used by scholars of formal rhetoric from classical Greece to the present day.A revised system of cross-references between terms.Many new examples and new, extended entries for central terms.A revised Terms-by-Type listing to identify unknown terms.A new typographical design for easier access.