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808. Renaissance Rhetoric

Tuesday, 12 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Mayfair, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Division on Comparative Studies in Renaissance and Baroque Literature

Presiding: Eric MacPhail, Indiana Univ., Bloomington

1. "'Wir kannten nicht sein unerhortes Haupt': The Rhetoric of the Fragment in the Renaissance," David M. Posner, Loyola Univ., Chicago

2. "Pedantry, Politics, and the Defense of Learning in the Renaissance," Andrew Mattison, Univ. of Toledo

3. "'Who Steals My Purse Steals Trash': Credit and Rhetoric in Early Modern England," Laura Kolb, Univ. of Chicago

4. "Rhetoric versus Philosophy: Gorgias Redivivus in Renaissance Humanism," Teodoro Katinis, Johns Hopkins Univ., MD


  • Comparative Literature – Medieval and Renaissance

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