Heinrich Lausberg, Handbook of Literary Rhetoric: A Foundationf or Literary Study. Foreword by George A. Kennedy. Translated by Matthew T. LAUSBERG, Heinrich, Handbook of Literary Rhetoric: A Foundation for Literary Study (trans. Matthew T. Bliss, Annemiek Jansen and David E. Orton; ed. H. Lausberg: Handbook of Literary Rhetoric. A Foundation for Literary Study ( trans. D. F. Orton and R. D. Anderson). Pp. xxxi + Leiden, Boston, and.

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Lists with This Book. But in general the bibliographical references are commendably up to date: A Hypertext Handlist of Rhetorical Terms: Abel marked it as to-read Aug 14, It is a characteristic of rhetoricians as it is of all kinds of teachers to present personal perspectives as the perspectives, to present independent opinions as official demonstrations.

Memoriosa is currently reading it Oct 17, To the second objection I would reply that Lausberg’s career was above all as a professor of romance philology, teaching mediaeval and modern French literature this edition, xx ; it should thus come as no surprise that the uses, scholarly and rhegoric, that he wants to make of rhetoric are primarily literary. One could also appeal to historicist common sense: Handbuch der literarischen Rhetorik. Kennedy, from the foreword.

Handbook of Literary Rhetoric

Books by Heinrich Lausberg. It is a strong sign of the increasing vigour of this field that supplements are already needed: We live in an era that is supremely fascinated by rhetoric, both within the academy university presses have whole series devoted to it and outside it two words: Return to Book Page. Sectionwhich in turn are a phenomenon of the dispositio ‘ Section A Foundationf or Literary Study. To ask other readers questions about Handbook of Literary Rhetoricplease sign up.


Foreword by George A. Heinrich LausbergDavid E. Ana marked it as to-read Jul 21, Edited by David E. A great deal of thought and scholarship has been contributed to the study of rhetoric in the forty years since that early review was written. Lausberg’s are on the nature of ars generally, of artes liberalesand of grammar in particular.

Hence we find chapters on the ‘Materia artis,’ what Lausberg calls the ‘Partes artis,’ and ‘Exercitatio. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Kurosh marked it as to-read Jan 26, It has, however, never attained in the English-speaking world the status of a basic reference tool that it deserves. The present edition is a translation of the second edition ofwhich was reprinted in GBB marked it as to-read Sep 21, The first of these, as will readily be seen, is overwhelmingly the longest, and is minutely subdivided by topic. Skip to main content. It offers an exhaustive inventory, that is, a taking stock of not only the theoretical rhetoric of antiquity including of the Frenchof the formal poetical, linguistic-architectonic phenomena and rules, aspects and concepts of rhetoric drawn from the cultivated language of the great masters, but of the whole technique of manipulating language.

But the major flaw is that these epitomes are too detailed for the space available.

Translated in this edition, xxiv. Monte marked it as to-read Apr 08, Indeed, for a number of recent studies of the rhetorization of ancient literature to have come about, the kind of comprehensiveness and breadth offered by L. The presiding genius here is that of Quintilian, who most thoroughly dovetailed the Aristotelian and sophistic traditions of rhetorical precept.

Dean Anderson Lausberg’s “Handbook of Literary Rhetoric,” here made available for the first time in English, received high critical acclaim on its first publication in It was not, in fact, Lausberg’s first publication in this field: Rhetoric in the European Tradition.


Hardcoverpages. Log In Sign Up. Filippo Alma marked it as to-read Jan 10, My library Help Advanced Book Search. But the Handbuch is a much more massive undertaking, and — despite some opinions to the contrary 3 — Arnold Arens, in his foreword to the reprint of the second German edition, hails it as ‘today generally recognized as the standard work.

The “Handbook” has for many years been a standard reference work for all engaged in the study of literature and rhetoric. Trivia About Handbook of Liter The Art of Rhetoric in the Roman World. Eine Grundlegung der Literaturwissenschaftand released in a second edition in Definitely a reference work rather than something to be read cover-to-cover. One will also consult with profit Volkmann Pages supply a very useful bibliography to on rhetoric, poetics, dialectic, literary interpretation, humor, and tropes, particularly metaphor and allegory.

Handbook of Literary Rhetoric: A Foundation for Literary Study by Heinrich Lausberg

At least, with the encyclopedic scope of this Handbook, L. Though one should not, as I am fond of saying, forget the fourth book of the Rhetorica ad Herennium. Over the years its fortunes have waxed and waned, above all because of the cloud of suspicion that persistently surrounds it.