Deception and democracy in classical Athens / Jon Hesk.
"This is the first full-length study of the representation of deceit and lies in classical Athens. Dr. Hesk traces the ways in which Athenian drama, democratic oratory and elite prose writing construct and theorise a relationship between dishonesty and civic identity. He focuses on the ideology...
Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY :
Cambridge University Press,
- Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Prologue; 1 Deception and the rhetoric of Athenian identity; 2 Deceiving the enemy: negotiation and anxiety; 3 Athens and the 'noble lie'; 4 The rhetoric of anti-rhetoric: Athenian oratory; 5 Thinking with the rhetoric of anti-rhetoric; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index locorum; Index.