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Published: 27 September 2007

312 Pages

ISBN: 9780199253999

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The Art of Eloquence

Byron, Dickens, Tennyson, Joyce

Matthew Bevis

This book examines the relations between public speaking and literary expression in the lives and work of Byron, Dickens, Tennyson, and Joyce. Matthew Bevis considers the procedures, languages, and styles of oratory reported in the newspapers and Hansard, and offers a new understanding of literature in relation to the public sphere.