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Rhetorical Occasions

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 362 Nombre de pages
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Klappentext A nationally known scholar, essayist, and public advocate for the humanities, BAAA1/2rubAAA1/2 has a rapier wit and a singular talent for parsing complex philosophical, theoretical, and political questions. "Rhetorical Occasions" collects 24 of his major essays and reviews, plus a sampling of entries on literary theory and contemporary culture from his award-winning weblog. Selected to showcase the range of public writing available to scholars, the essays cover matters both academic and nonacademic. By example and illustration, BAAA1/2rubAAA1/2 reminds readers that the humanities remain central to our understanding of what it means to be human. Zusammenfassung Collects twenty-four of the author's major essays and reviews, as well as a sampling of entries on literary theory and contemporary culture from his award-winning weblog. This work offers an array of interventions into matters - academic and nonacademic.

Auteur

MICHAEL BERUBE is Paterno Family Chair in Literature at Pennsylvania State University. His six books include What's Liberal about the Liberal Arts?: Classroom Politics and "Bias" in Higher Education and Life As We Know It: A Father, a Family, and an Exceptional Child. He writes frequently for many national publications and hosts the blog michaelberube.com.

Résumé
Collects twenty-four of the author's major essays and reviews, as well as a sampling of entries on literary theory and contemporary culture from his award-winning weblog. This work offers an array of interventions into matters - academic and nonacademic.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Rhetorical Occasions
Sous-titre: Essays on Humans And the Humanities
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780807857779
ISBN: 0807857777
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Genre: Poésie et théâtre
nombre de pages: 362
Poids: 557g
Taille: H234mm x B156mm x T21mm
Année: 2006