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Politeness and Politics in Cicero’s Letters

Politeness and Politics in Cicero’s Letters

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Review of John Hall, Politeness and Politics in Cicero’s Letters. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. ISBN 9780195329063. $72.86. Reviewed by Emily Wagner, Eta Delta, Hillsdale College. Jon Hall’s study of Cicero’s letters is another indication that politeness theory is rapidly becoming a popular way to reinterpret Classical works. Hall studies…

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