Artful Eloquence : Jean Lemaire de Belges and the Rhetorical Tradition Paperback / softback
Part of the North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures series
Jenkins challenges the notion that Lemaire's recourse to rhetoric was an artistic failure, arguing that rhetoric was actually his success.
He demonstrates the importance of rhetoric in pre-Renaissance French literature, filling a crucial gap in previous scholarship.
Jenkins provides an overview of rhetorical tradition and Lemair's knowledge of it before performing an analysis of some of the rhetorical aspects of Lemaire's writing.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 184 pages
- Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
- Publication Date: 30/05/2018
- Category: Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800
- ISBN: 9780807892176