In Burke, War, Words, M. Elizabeth Weiser reinserts Kenneth Burke's theory of dramatism into the social milieu from which it originated, fostering a new understanding of how this concept of motivation was itself motivated by war and criticism. Weiser's model of a new approach to historiography contextualizes the origins of rhetorical theories in order to enrich their universal application... where his work was accepted a were, as with most of his essays from the late 1930s onward, literary journals, so that as ... TRANSLATING THE LITERARY ATTITUDE OF DRAMATISM Burkea#39;s focus on a literary audience was apparent as early ... 1 seem to be shifting my linguistic analysis from a rhetoric to a grammaraquot; (March 8, 1941; in Jay, 243) a that is, from an ... What began as a politico-aesthetic examination of the U.S. Constitution, the humanization of war, and the nature ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Burke, War, Words|
|Author||:||M. Elizabeth Weiser|
|Publisher||:||Univ of South Carolina Press - 2008|