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On eloquence

Donoghue, Denis.

On eloquence

by Donoghue, Denis.

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oratory,
  • Eloquence,
  • Eloquence in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementDenis Donoghue.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN4129.15 .D66 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17906919M
    ISBN 109780300125412
    LC Control Number2007016897

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