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The Resource Language as symbolic action : essays on life, literature, and method, by Kenneth Burke

Language as symbolic action : essays on life, literature, and method, by Kenneth Burke

Label
Language as symbolic action : essays on life, literature, and method
Title
Language as symbolic action
Title remainder
essays on life, literature, and method
Statement of responsibility
by Kenneth Burke
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1897-1993
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burke, Kenneth
Dewey number
801.95
Index
index present
LC call number
PN511
LC item number
.B793
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature
  • Literature
  • Literatur
  • Literaturtheorie
  • USA
  • Englisch
  • Englisch
  • USA
Label
Language as symbolic action : essays on life, literature, and method, by Kenneth Burke
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Five summarizing essays -- Definition of man -- Poetics in particular, language in general -- Terministic screens -- Mind, body and the unconscious -- Coriolanus and the delights of faction -- Part II: Particular works and authors -- Shakespearean persuasion: Antony and Cleopatra -- Timon of Athens and misanthropic gold -- Form and persecution in the Oresteia -- Goethe's Faust, Part I -- Faust II -- The ideas behind the imagery -- I, eye, ay -- concerning Emerson's early essay on "nature" and the machinery of transcendence -- "Kubla Khan," proto-surrealist poem -- Social and cosmic mystery: a passage to India -- Version, Con -, Per -, and In -- (thoughts on Djuna Barnes's novel Nightwood) -- The vegetal radicalism of Theodore Roethke -- William Carlos Williams, 1883-1963 -- Part III. Further essays on symbolism in general -- Rhetoric and poetics -- The thinking of the body (comments on the imagery of catharsis in literature) -- Somnia ad Urinandum: more thoughts on motion and action -- What are the signs of what? (a theory of "entitlement") -- Myth, poetry, and philosophy -- Medium as "message" -- A dramatistic view of the origins of language -- Formalist criticism: its principles and limits
Control code
ocm00327059
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 514 pages
Isbn
9780520001923
Lccn
66027655
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 62071
  • (OCoLC)00327059
Label
Language as symbolic action : essays on life, literature, and method, by Kenneth Burke
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Five summarizing essays -- Definition of man -- Poetics in particular, language in general -- Terministic screens -- Mind, body and the unconscious -- Coriolanus and the delights of faction -- Part II: Particular works and authors -- Shakespearean persuasion: Antony and Cleopatra -- Timon of Athens and misanthropic gold -- Form and persecution in the Oresteia -- Goethe's Faust, Part I -- Faust II -- The ideas behind the imagery -- I, eye, ay -- concerning Emerson's early essay on "nature" and the machinery of transcendence -- "Kubla Khan," proto-surrealist poem -- Social and cosmic mystery: a passage to India -- Version, Con -, Per -, and In -- (thoughts on Djuna Barnes's novel Nightwood) -- The vegetal radicalism of Theodore Roethke -- William Carlos Williams, 1883-1963 -- Part III. Further essays on symbolism in general -- Rhetoric and poetics -- The thinking of the body (comments on the imagery of catharsis in literature) -- Somnia ad Urinandum: more thoughts on motion and action -- What are the signs of what? (a theory of "entitlement") -- Myth, poetry, and philosophy -- Medium as "message" -- A dramatistic view of the origins of language -- Formalist criticism: its principles and limits
Control code
ocm00327059
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 514 pages
Isbn
9780520001923
Lccn
66027655
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 62071
  • (OCoLC)00327059

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