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Published: 01 July 2018

288 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198724254

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The Art of Rhetoric

Robin Waterfield and Edited by Harvey Yunis

Oxford World's Classics

  • Invaluable introduction which discusses the political, philosophical, and rhetorical background to Aristotle's treatise
  • Delves in detail Aristotle's extended argument about language, persuasion, and the requirements of art
  • Highly readable translation by one of the best translators of Greek prose
  • The translation is based on Rudolf Kassel's edition of the Greek text, which transformed our understanding of Aristotle's Greek text
  • Explanatory notes that enlighten the reader about the numerous ancient concepts, historical matters, and literary references that arise, and textual notes indicate the passages that have benefitted from additional editorial work