The rhetorical world of Augustan humanism : ethics and imagery from Swift to Burke / Paul Fussell.


Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1965.

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Subjects Augustus, Emperor of Rome, 63 B.C.-14 A.D.
Augustus, Emperor of Rome, 63 B.C.-14 A.D. -- Influence.
Classicism -- Great Britain.
Classicism.
Didactic literature, English -- History and criticism.
Didactic literature, English.
Englisch.
English language -- 18th century -- Rhetoric.
English language -- 18th century -- Style.
English language -- Rhetoric.
English language -- Style.
English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
English literature -- Roman influences.
English literature.
Ethics in literature.
Ethos.
Figures of speech.
Great Britain.
Humanism in literature.
Humanisme de la Renaissance -- Dans la littérature.
Humanisme.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Literatur.
Littérature anglaise -- 18e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Littérature anglaise -- 18e siècle -- Influence latine.
Littérature anglaise -- ca 450-1100 (Vieil anglais) -- Histoire et critique.
Metapher.
Morale -- Dans la littérature.
Rhétorique -- 18e siècle.
Description ix, 314 pages : frontispiece ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 1965.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents What is 'Humanism'? -- The human attributes -- The uniformity of human nature -- The depravity of man -- The redemptive will -- The paradox of man -- Moral warfare: strategy and tactics -- The city of life and the city of literature -- 'The wardrobe of a moral imagination' -- 'The vermin of nature': hierarchy and moral contempt -- The open-and ironic-road -- Elegiac action.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)233388
(OCoLC)ocm00233388
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Fussell, Paul, 1924-2012.
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