Attitudes Toward History, Third Edition: With a New Afterword
University of California Press, 5. juuni 1984 - 434 pages
This book marks Kenneth Burke’s breakthrough in criticism from the literary and aesthetic into social theory and the philosophy of history. In this volume we find Burke’s first entry into what he calls his theory of Dramatism; and here also is an important section on the nature of ritual.
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WILLIAM JAMES WHITMAN AND EMERSON
THE DESTINY OF ACCEPTANCE FRAMES
GENERAL NATURE OF RITUAL
DICTIONARY OF PIVOTAL TERMS
AFTER WORD TO SECOND EDITION
THE SEVEN OFFICES
ATTITUDES TOWARD HISTORY
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