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Rhetorical Traditions and British Romantic Literature Don H. Bialostosky

Rhetorical Traditions and British Romantic Literature

Don H. Bialostosky

Published May 1st 1995
ISBN : 9780253311801
Hardcover
320 pages
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The book deserves a large and passionate readership among both Romanticists and others- I hope it will inspire further work along similar lines. --Modern Philology... a collection of essays that is admirable for its quite conservative and utterlyMoreThe book deserves a large and passionate readership among both Romanticists and others- I hope it will inspire further work along similar lines. --Modern Philology... a collection of essays that is admirable for its quite conservative and utterly convincing account of the structuring presence of the classical rhetorical tradition in the works of several Romantic writers... --The Wordsworth CircleRomantic genius did not sweep away classical rhetoric. As these essays demonstrate, romantic writers drew upon a number of rhetorical traditions--including the sophistic, classical, biblical, and enlightenment in the creation of their art.