Pretexts of Authority: The Rhetoric of Authorship in the Renaissance Preface

Pretexts of Authority: The Rhetoric of Authorship in the Renaissance Preface

by Kevin Dunn

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Overview

Dunn describes the Renaissance rhetoric of authorship and authority by examining the locus where it appears in its most concentrated form-the preface. He shows how the notion of authorship changed in the shifts to the modern public sphere and from religion to science as legitimizing authorship.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780804722841
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 05/01/1994
Edition description: 1
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

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