Lectures on rhetoric and belles lettres

by Hugh Blair

Publisher: James Kay, Jun. and Brother, Publisher: C.H. Kay & Co. in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh

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  • English language -- Rhetoric.

Edition Notes

Statementby Hugh Blair ; with a memoir of the author"s life ; to which are added copious questions and an analysis of each lecture, by Abraham Mills.
ContributionsMills, Abraham, 1796-1867.
The Physical Object
Pagination557 p. ;
Number of Pages557
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23310410M
OCLC/WorldCa978587

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Hugh Blair FRSE (7 April – 27 December ) was a Scottish minister of religion, author and rhetorician, considered one of the first great theorists of written discourse.

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Belles-lettres or belles lettres is a category of writing, originally meaning beautiful or fine writing. In the modern narrow sense, it is a label for literary works that do not fall into the major categories such as fiction, poetry, or drama. Feb 11,  · Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres: By Hugh Blair, In Three Volumes Item Preview Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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Throughout the Hugh Blair is known primarily for his book Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres (), which originated as a series of lectures on composition and rhetoric that he delivered at the University. Mar 01,  · Although the extent of its influence cannot be measured fully, Blair's Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres was undoubtedly a primary vehicle for introducing many eighteenth- and nineteenth-century scholars to classical rhetoric and French belletristic rhetoric - its success due in part to the ease with which the lectures combine /5(23).

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LECTURE I. INTRODUCTION. the study of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres supposes and requires a proper acquaintance with the rest of the liberal arts. It embraces them all within its circle, and recommends them to the highest regard.

from such studies as form the subject of these Lectures. To them, rhetoric is not so much a practical art as a. This is an excellent collection of lectures given by University of Edinburgh’s first Regius Professor of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Professor Hugh Blair.

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The book is divided into "an examination of the several ways of communicating our thoughts by speech" and "an attention to the principles of those literary compositions /5(19). In rhetoric: The Renaissance and after become, as in Hugh Blair’s Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres (), something like the sixth office of rhetoric.

Besides Blair’s, the most important rhetorical treatises of the period were George Campbell’s Philosophy of Rhetoric () and Richard Whately’s Elements of Rhetoric ( A brown leather hardcover book in good condition. Cover is heavily rubbed.

Signature on a front free endpaper. Pages foxed. Otherwise clean and tight. One-volume edition of this collection of lectures on composition. Hugh Blair () was a minister of the Church of Scotland and the Chair of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres a the University of.

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