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Rhetoric and courtliness in early modern literature, Jennifer Richards

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Rhetoric and courtliness in early modern literature
Title
Rhetoric and courtliness in early modern literature
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Richards
Title variation
Rhetoric & Courtliness in Early Modern Literature
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Rhetoric and Courtliness in Early Modern Literature explores the early modern interest in conversation as a newly identified art. Conversation was widely accepted to have been inspired by the republican philosopher Cicero. Recognizing his influence on courtesy literature - the main source for 'civil conversation' - Jennifer Richards uncovers alternative ways of thinking about humanism as a project of linguistic and social reform. She argues that humanists explored styles of conversation to reform the manner of association between male associates; teachers and students, buyers and sellers, and settlers and colonial others. They reconsidered the meaning of 'honesty' in social interchange in an attempt to represent the tension between self-interest and social duty. Richards explores the interest in civil conversation among mid-Tudor humanists, John Cheke, Thomas Smith and Roger Ascham, as well as their self-styled successors, Gabriel Harvey and Edmund Spenser
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Cataloging source
UkCbUP
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Richards, Jennifer
Dewey number
820.9/3554
Index
index present
LC call number
PR428.C64
LC item number
R53 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • English literature
  • Courts and courtiers in literature
  • English language
  • Conversation
  • Conversation
  • Conversation in literature
  • Courtesy in literature
  • Humanists
  • England
  • England
Label
Rhetoric and courtliness in early modern literature, Jennifer Richards
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Publication
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Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Types of honesty: civil and domestical conversation -- From rhetoric to conversation: reading for Cicero in The Book of the Courtier -- Honest rivarlries: Tudor humanism and linguistic and social reform -- Honest speakers: social commerce and civil conversation -- A commonwealth of letters: Harvey and Spenser in dialogue -- A new poet, a new social economy: homosociality in the Shepheardes Calender
Control code
CR9780511483912
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 212 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511483912
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Rhetoric and courtliness in early modern literature, Jennifer Richards
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Types of honesty: civil and domestical conversation -- From rhetoric to conversation: reading for Cicero in The Book of the Courtier -- Honest rivarlries: Tudor humanism and linguistic and social reform -- Honest speakers: social commerce and civil conversation -- A commonwealth of letters: Harvey and Spenser in dialogue -- A new poet, a new social economy: homosociality in the Shepheardes Calender
Control code
CR9780511483912
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 212 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511483912
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote

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