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Author Biesecker, Barbara A.

Title Addressing postmodernity : Kenneth Burke, rhetoric, and a theory of social change / Barbara A. Biesecker
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [1997]
©1997
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Description 1 online resource (x, 123 pages)
Series Studies in rhetoric and communication
Studies in rhetoric and communication.
Contents Entering the fray -- Reading ontology in A grammar of motives -- A rhetoric of motives, or Toward an ontology of the social -- Further speculations on the dialectic: The rhetoric of religion -- From communicative action to rhetorical invention
Summary This text examines the relationship between rhetoric and social change, and how people transform social relations through the use of symbols. It focuses on the work of Kenneth Burke, to discern the conditions of possibility for social transformation and the role of people and rhetoric in it
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 103-120) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Burke, Kenneth, 1897-1993.
Literature and society.
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Postmodernism (Literature)
Rhetoric.
Social change.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 96051508
ISBN 0817382593 (electronic bk.)
9780817382599 (electronic bk.)