Declamation, paternity, and Roman identity : authority and the rhetorical self / Erik Gunderson.
This book explores the much maligned and misunderstood genre of declamation. Instead of a bastard rhetoric, declamation should be seen as a venue within which the rhetoric of the legitimate self is constructed. These fictions of the self are uncannily real, and these stagey dramas are in fact rehear...
Cambridge University Press,