By William M. A. Grimaldi
Aristotle, Rhetoric II: A remark completes the acclaimed paintings undertaken via the writer in his first (1980) quantity on Aristotle's Rhetoric. the 1st remark at the Rhetoric in additional than a century, it's not prone to be outmoded for no less than one other hundred years.
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Aristotle, Rhetoric II. A Commentary by William M. A. Grimaldi