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THE SOPHISTS (c.5th BCE) AND CLASSICAL RHETORIC

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CONFERENCES

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SOURCES: PRIMARY

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  • Anthologies:

    • Sophists:

      • Dillon, John, and Tania Gergel, eds.  The Greek Sophists.  Harmondsworth: Penguin, 2003.
      • Gagarin, Michael, and Paul Woodruff, eds.  Early Greek Political Thought from Homer to the Sophists.  1995.
      • Sprague, Rosamund Kent, ed.  The Older Sophists: a Complete Translation by Several Hands.  Columbia: U of South Carolina P, 1972.  Rpt. 1990.
      • Waterfield, Robin, ed.  The First Philosophers: the Presocratics and the Sophists.  Oxford: OUP, 2000.
    • Rhetoric:

      • Benson, Thomas W., and Michael H. Prosser, eds.  Readings in Classical Rhetoric.  Boston: Allwyn and Bacon, 1969; 2nd Ed. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1972; 3rd Ed. Davis, CA: Hermagoras, 1988.
      • Lipson, Carol S., and Roberta A. Binkley, eds.  Ancient Non-Greek Rhetorics.  West
        Lafayette, IN: Parlor, 2009.

      • Lipson, Carol S., and Roberta A. Binkley, eds.  Rhetoric Before and Beyond the Greeks.  Albany: SUNY Press, 2004.

      • Matsen, Patricia P., ed.  Readings from Classical Rhetoric.  Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1990.

      • Williams, James Dale, ed.  An Introduction to Classical Rhetoric: Essential Readings.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2009.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Sophists:

      • Anon.  "Dissoi Logoi or Dialexeis."  c.403-395 BCE.

        • The Rhetorical Tradition: Readings from Classical Times to the Present.  Ed. Patricia Bizzell and Bruce Herzberg.  New York: Bedford, 2000.  47-55.

        • The Older Sophists: a Complete Translation by Several Hands.  Ed. Rosamund Kent Sprague.  Columbia: U of South Carolina P, 1972.  Rpt. 1990.  279-293.

    • Rhetoric:

      • Anon.  Ad G. Herennium: De Ratione Dicendi (Rhetorica ad Herennium).  c.84 BCE.

        • Rhetorica ad Herennium.  Trans. Harry Caplan.  Loeb Classical Library.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1954.

          • Book IV.  The Rhetorical Tradition: Readings from Classical Times to the Present.  Ed. Patricia Bizzell and Bruce Herzberg.  New York: Bedford, 2000.  243-282.

      • Hermogenes.  Peri Ideon.  155-255 CE.

        • On Style.

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SOURCES: SECONDARY

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  • Anthologies:

    • Sophists:

      • Cassin, Barbara, ed.  Le Plaisir de parler: Etudes de sophistique comparée.  Paris: Minuit, 1986.

      • Cassin, Barbara, ed.  Positions de la sophistique.  Paris: Vrin, 1986.

      • Jarrett, James L., ed.  The Educational Theories of the Sophists.  Columbia: Teachers College Press, 1969.

      • Kerferd, George B., ed.  The Sophists and their Legacy.  Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner, 1981.

      • O'Grady, Patricia, ed.  The Sophists: an Introduction.  London: Duckworth, 2008.
    • Rhetoric:

      • Ballif, Michelle, and Michael G. Moran, eds.  Classical Rhetoric and Rhetoricians: Critical Studies and Sources.  Westport, CT: Praeger, 2005.
      • Dominik, William, and Jon Hall, eds.  A Companion to Roman Rhetoric.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2010.
      • Murphy, James J., Richard A. Katula, Forbes I. Hill, and Donovan J. Ochs, eds.  A Synoptic History of Classical Rhetoric.  Davis, CA:  Hermagoras, 1983.  2nd Ed. 1995.  3rd Ed. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2003.
      • Porter, Stanley E., ed.  Handbook of Classical Rhetoric in the Hellenistic Period, 330 BC- AD 400.  Leiden: Brill, 1997.
      • Schiappa, Edward, ed.  Landmark Essays on Classical Greek Rhetoric.  Davis, CA: Hermagoras, 1994.
      • Worthington, Ian, ed.  A Companion to Greek Rhetoric.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2007.
  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Sophists:

      • Cassin, Barbara.  "Who’s Afraid of the Sophists?  Against Ethical Correctness."  Hypatia 15.4 (2000): 102-120.

      • Cassin, Barbara.  L'Effet sophistique.  Paris: Gallimard, 1995.

      • Crowley, Sharon.  "A Plea for the Revival of Sophistry."  Rhetoric Review 7.2 (1989): 318-337.

      • Gibert, John.  "The Sophists."  Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy.  Ed. Christopher Shields.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2003.  27-50.

      • Gleason, Maud W.  Making Men: Sophists and Self-Presentation in Ancient Rome.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 2008.

      • Guthrie, W. K. C.  The Sophists.  Vol. 3 Part I of History of Greek Philosophy.  6 Vols.  Cambridge: CUP, 1969.

      • Jarratt, Susan C.  Rereading the Sophists: Classical Rhetoric Refigured.  Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1991.

      • Jarratt, Susan C.  "The First Sophists and the Uses of History."  Rhetoric Review 6.1 (1987): 67-78.

      • Kennedy, George A.  "Sophists and Rhetorical Handbooks."  Classical Criticism.  Ed. George A. Kennedy.  Vol. 1 of of Cambridge History of Literary Criticism.  Cambridge: CUP, 1989.  185.

      • Kerferd, G. B.  "The Sophists."  From the Beginning to Plato.  Ed. C. C. W. Taylor.  Vol. 1 of Routledge History of Philosophy.  London: Routledge, 1997.  244-270.

      • Kerferd, George B.  The Sophistic Movement.  Cambridge: CUP, 1981.

      • Leff, Michael C.  "Modern Sophistic and the Unity of Rhetoric."  The Rhetoric of the Human Sciences: Language and Argument in Scholarship and Public Affairs.  Ed. John S. Nelson, Allan Megill, and Donald N. McCloskey.  Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 1987.  19-37.
      • Moss, Roger.  "The Case for Sophistry."  Rhetoric Revalued.  Ed. Brian Vickers.  Binghamton, NY: Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies, 1982.  207-24.
      • Poulakos, John.  "Interpreting Sophistic Rhetoric: a Response to Schiappa."  Philosophy and Rhetoric 23 (1990): 218-28.
      • Poulakos, John.  "Rhetoric, the Sophists, and the Possible."  Communication Monographs 51 (1984): 215-26.
      • Poulakos, John.  Sophistical Rhetoric in Classical Greece.  Columbia: U of South Carolina P, 1995.
      • Poulakos, John.  "Toward a Sophistic Definition of Rhetoric."  Philosophy and Rhetoric 16 (1983): 35-48.
      • Reydams-Schils, Gretchen.  The Roman Stoics: Self, Responsibility, and Affection.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2005.
      • Romilly, Jacqueline de.  Les Grands Sophists dans l'Athèns de Périclès.  Fallois, 1988
        • The Great Sophists in Periclean Athens.  Trans. Janet Lloyd.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1992.
      • Schiappa, Edward.  “Sophistic Rhetoric: Oasis or Mirage?”  Rhetoric Review 10 (1991): 5-19.

      • Schiappa, Edward.  "Neo-Sophistic Rhetorical Criticism or the Historical Reconstruction of Sophistic Doctrines?"  Philosophy and Rhetoric 23 (1990): 192-217.

      • Tindale, Christopher W.  Reason's Dark Champions: Constructive Strategies of Sophistic Argument.  Columbia: U of South Carolina P, 2010.

      • Untersteiner, Mario.  The SophistsTrans. Kathleen Freeman.  New York: Philosophical Library, 1954.
    • Rhetoric:

      • Atwill, Janet.  Rhetoric Reclaimed: Aristotle and the Liberal Arts Tradition.  Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1998.
      • Baldwin, Charles Sears.  Ancient Rhetoric and PoeticGloucester, MA: Peter Smith, 1959.
      • Clark, Donald.  Rhetoric in Greco-Roman Education.  New York: Columbia UP, 1957.

      • Cole, Thomas.  The Origins of Rhetoric in Ancient Greece.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1995.

      • Corbett, Edward P. J.  Classical Rhetoric for the Modern Student.  Oxford: OUP, 1965.

      • Fantham, Elaine.  "Rhetoric at Rome."  Classical Criticism.  Ed. George A. Kennedy.  Vol. 1 of of Cambridge History of Literary Criticism.  227-230.
      • Goyet, Francis Le Sublime du 'lieu commun': l'Invention rhétorique dans l'Antiquité et à la Renaissance.  Honoré Champion, 1996.

      • Habinek, Thomas.  Ancient Rhetoric and OratoryOxford: Blackwell, 2004.
      • Harland, Richard.  "Rhetorical Criticism."  Literary Theory from Plato to Barthes.  London: Palgrave Macmillan, 1999.  3-6.

      • Kennedy, George A.  "Language and Meaning in Archaic and Classical Greece."  Classical Criticism.  Ed. George A. Kennedy.  Vol. 1 of of Cambridge History of Literary Criticism.  Cambridge: CUP, 1989.  78-91.
      • Kennedy, George A.  "Hellenistic Rhetoric."  Classical Criticism.  Ed. George A. Kennedy.  Vol. 1 of of Cambridge History of Literary Criticism.  198-199.

      • Kennedy, George A.  Classical Rhetoric and its Christian and Secular Tradition from Ancient to Modern Times.  Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1980.

      • Kennedy, George A.  A New History of Classical Rhetoric.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1994.  [abridged version of the three items below]

      • Kennedy, George A.  Greek Rhetoric Under Christian Emperors.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1983.

      • Kennedy, George A.  The Art of Rhetoric in the Roman World, 300 BC-AD 300.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1972.

      • Kennedy, George A.  The Art of Persuasion in Greece.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1963.

      • Pernot, Laurent.  La Rhétorique dans l'Antiquité.  2000.
        • Rhetoric In Antiquity.  Trans. William Edward Higgins.  Catholic UP of America, 2005.
      • Romilly, Jacqueline de.  Magic and Rhetoric in Ancient Greece.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1975.
      • Schiappa, Edward.  Protagoras and Logos: a Study in Greek Philosophy and Rhetoric.  Charleston: U of South Carolina P, 2003.
      • Schiappa, Edward.  The Beginnings of Rhetorical Theory in Classical Greece.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1999.
      • Schiappa, Edward.  "'Rhetorike': What's in a Name?  Toward a Revised History of Early Greek Rhetorical Theory."  Quarterly Journal of Speech 78 (1992): 1-15.
      • Timmerman, David M., and Edward Schiappa.  Classical Greek Rhetorical Theory and the Disciplining of Discourse.  Cambridge: CUP, 2010.

      • Todorov, Tzvetan.  "The Splendour and Misery of Rhetoric."  Theories of the Symbol.  Trans. Catherine Porter.  Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1982.  60-83.

      • Walker, Jeffrey.  Rhetoric and Poetic in Antiquity.  Oxford: OUP, 2000.
      • Wardy, Robert.  The Birth of Rhetoric.  London: Routledge, 1996.
      • Yates, Frances A.  The Art of Memory.  London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1966.

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