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The philosophy of literary form : studies in symbolic action / Kenneth Burke.

3d ed.. Berkeley : University of California Press, [1974] .
ISBN 0520024846, 0520024834, 9780520024830

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Subjects Criticism.
Literary form.
Literatura -- Filosofía.
Literature -- History and criticism.
Literature -- Philosophy.
Littérature -- Philosophie.
Description xxvi, 463 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Includes indexes.
Summary Probes the nature of linguistic or symbolic action as it relates to specific novels, plays, and poems.
Contents 1. The philosophy of literary form -- 2. Longer articles: Semantic and poetic meaning -- The virtues and limitations of debunking -- The rhetoric of Hitler's "Battle" -- The calling of the tune -- War, response, and contradiction -- Freud -and the analysis of poetry -- 3. Shorter articles: Literature as equipment for living -- Twelve propositions -- The nature of art under capitalism -- Reading while you run -- Antony in behalf of the play -- Trial translation -- Caldwell: maker of grotesques -- The Negro's pattern of life -- On musicality in verse.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1091512
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Burke, Kenneth, 1897-1993.
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