TITLE

Heroic Hierarchies: Classical Models for Panegyrics in Seventeenth-Century France

AUTHOR(S)
Bannister, Mark
PUB. DATE
June 2001
SOURCE
International Journal of the Classical Tradition;Summer2001, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article offers a literary criticism about the use of classical models for panegyrics in France during the 17th century, focusing on the use of heroes from the ancient world for France's political leaders such as Louis XIII, Prince de Condé, and Louis XIV. Authors include M. Le Roy de Gomberville, Scipion Dupleix, and Puget de la Serre. Topics include the rhetorical nature of panegyric in its didacticism and the historiography of the time.
ACCESSION #
7683831

 

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