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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres

Adam Smith
Edited by J. C. Bryce, General editors: R. H. Campbell, D. D. Raphael, and A. S. Skinner

Glasgow Edition of the Works of Adam Smith

Provides a faithful transcript of the manuscript Notes of Dr. Smith's Rhetorick Lectures. The editor explains allusions as far as possible, and also describes Smith's place in the tradition of rhetorical teaching. The volume also contains the Considerations Concerning the First Formation of Languages.