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The rhetoric of imitation

genre and poetic memory in Virgil and other Latin poets

by Gian Biagio Conte

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Virgil.,
    • Virgil -- Technique.,
    • Latin poetry -- History and criticism.,
    • Literary form -- History -- To 1500.,
    • Imitation in literature.,
    • Memory in literature.,
    • Rhetoric, Ancient.,
    • Rome -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGian Biagio Conte ; edited and with a foreword by Charles Segal.
      SeriesCornell studies in classical philology ;, v. 44
      ContributionsSegal, Charles, 1936-, Conte, Gian Biagio, 1941-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA6047 .C613 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination215 p. ;
      Number of Pages215
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2542628M
      ISBN 100801417333
      LC Control Number85024316

      Writing instruction, at least in home and private schools, has undergone some cataclysmic shifts in recent years. From a model rooted in 19th-century pragmatic philosophy, it has swung less than gradually to the other side of the spectrum: a more or less Classical-style model in which kids learn by imitation, focusing more on style and rhetoric than on pure utilitarianism. Get this from a library! The rhetoric of imitation: genre and poetic memory in Virgil and other Latin poets. [Gian Biagio Conte; Charles Segal].

      Add to Book Bag Remove from Book Bag. Saved in: The rhetoric of imitation: genre and poetic memory in Virgil and other Latin poets / Bibliographic Details; Main Author: Conte, Gian Biagio, (Author) Other Authors: Segal, Charles, Format: Online Book. a major work in rhetoric, did not treat of imitation in the sense of emulating suc-cessful practitioners of an art. In Chapter 4 of his Poetics, he did mention that man is the most imitative of all creatures, that he learns at first by imitation, and that he takes a natural delight in .

      The latest book by the widely respect ed American art historian J ames S. Acker man. need for originality and tainted many epochs with the burden of imitation giving it a. Rhetoric, the principles of training communicators—those seeking to persuade or inform. In the 20th century it underwent a shift of emphasis from the speaker or writer to the auditor or reader. This article deals with rhetoric in both its traditional and its modern forms. For information on applications of rhetoric, see the articles broadcasting, communication, and propaganda.


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Introduction A good poem helps to change the shape and significance of the universe, helps to extend everyone’s knowledge of himself and the world around him —Dylan Thomas [] When we think of a philosophical analysis of poetry, something like a treatise on aesthetics comes to mind.

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Rhetoric (/ ˈ r ɛ t ə r ɪ k /) is the art of persuasion, which along with grammar and logic (or dialectic – see Martianus Capella), is one of the three ancient arts of ic aims to study the capacities of writers or speakers needed to inform, persuade, or motivate particular audiences in specific situations.

Aristotle defines rhetoric as "the faculty of observing in any. Sentence imitation is an exercise in which students study a sample sentence and then imitate its structures while supplying their own material. Rhetoric and English, University of Georgia; M.A., Modern English and American Literature, University of Leicester "Whenever I read a book or a passage that particularly pleased me, in which a Author: Richard Nordquist.

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