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cultural historian, specialized in rhetoric

Marc Fumaroli

Marc Fumaroli was an essayist and a cultural and literary historian. From 1986 until his retirement in 2002, he was professor at the Collège de France. In 1995, he was elected to the Académie Française. Fumaroli was the editor of Histoire de la rhétorique dans l’Europe moderne, 1450-1950 (1999), a classic work of 1500 pages on rhetoric containing contributions from 24 scholars from all over Europe. Among his other works, L’âge de l’éloquence: rhétorique et ‘res literaria’ de la Renaissance au seuil de l’époque classique (1980), La diplomatie de l’esprit, de Montaigne à La Fontaine (1995), Paris-New York et retour: Voyage dans les arts et les images (2009) and La republique des lettres (2015) stand out.

Published in

Journal Nexus
2010 or Earlier

Nexus 47

Klassieken, kunst en kitsch

Speaker at

Conference

Part I. The Classics, Art, and Kitsch

Towards a Definition of Western Culture

11 November 2006 09.30 - 18.30 Passenger Terminal, Amsterdam