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The Rhetoric of Historical Representation

Three Narrative Histories of the French Revolution

by Ann Rigney

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Europe,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Science / History & Theory

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7744846M
    ISBN 100521530687
    ISBN 109780521530682

      The rhetoric of historical retelling and its relationship with constructions of legitimacy and allegiance reveals, if not an anxiety, at least a preoccupation with the political implications of historical referentiality as the central conflict of the plays shifts from defending conquests in France to the civil wars within England.   In the 18th and 19th centuries, universities in both Europe and America began devoting entire departments to the study of rhetoric. One of the most influential books on rhetoric that came out during this time was Hugh Blair’s Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles-Lettres. Published in , Blair’s book remained a standard text on rhetoric at.

    This category contains pages that are part of the Historical Rhetorics book. If a page of the book isn't showing here, please add text {{BookCat}} to the end of the page concerned. You can view a list of all subpages under the book main page (not including the book main page itself), regardless of whether they're categorized, here. Define rhetoric and explain the term’s historical context related to persuasive writing. This chapter is about rhetoric—the art of persuasion. Every time we write, we engage in argument. Through writing, we try to persuade and influence our readers, either directly or indirectly. We work to get them to change their minds, to do something.

    In this book he explores the tension between the authority of the past—which may act not only as a restraint but as a challenge and stimulus—and the potentially liberating gift of invention. He examines the ways in which artists and writers on art have related to ancestors and to established modes of representation, as well as to. The Rhetoric of Medicine explores problems that confront medical professionals today by first examining similar problems that confronted physicians in ancient Greece. This framework provides illuminating entry points into challenges faced by the practice of medicine, enabling readers to understand more clearly their shape and operation in the modern context-as well as .


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: Language and Historical Representation: Getting the Story Crooked (Rhetoric of the Human Sciences) (): Kellner, Hans: BooksCited by:   The rhetoric of historical representation represents one of the first attempts to carry out a sustained textual analysis of historiographical practice.

Ann Rigney focusses on three celebrated nineteenth-century histories of the French Revolution, written by Alphonse de Lamartine, Jules Michelet and Louis : Ann Rigney. Connecting contemporary critical theory with close readings of seventeenth-century Dutch visual culture, The Rhetoric of Perspective puts forth the claim that painting is a form of thinking and that perspective functions as the language of the by: Language and Historical Representation: Getting the Story Crooked (Rhetoric of the Human Sciences) [Hans Kellner] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The rhetoric of historical representation: three narrative histories of the French Revolution. [Ann Rigney] -- Considers Lamartine's Histoire des Girondins, Michelet's Histoire de la Révolution française and Blanc's Histoire de la Révolution française.

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