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The rhetorical world of Augustan humanism

Paul Fussell

The rhetorical world of Augustan humanism

ethics and imagery from Swift to Burke.

by Paul Fussell

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Facsimile reprint of edition originally published Oxford: Clarendon Press 1965.

The Physical Object
Pagination314p.
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14990817M
ISBN 100317291556
OCLC/WorldCa233390926

The spawn of a pair of intellectual Schwarzeneggers, food scholar Betty Fussell and Paul Fussell, author of “The Rhetorical World of Augustan Humanism” and “Thank God for the Atom Bomb. Publications: Theory of Prosody in 18th-Century England, ; (co-author) The Presence of Walt Whitman, ; The Rhetorical World of Augustan Humanism, ; Poetic Meter and Poetic Form, ; Samuel Johnson and the Life of Writing, ; The Great War and Modern Memory, (National Book Award); Abroad: British Literary Traveling between.

Book Reviews The Rhetorical World of Augustan Humanism: Ethics and Imagery from Swift to Burke by Paul Fussell The Rhetorical World of Augustan Humanism: Ethics and Imagery from Swift to Burke by Paul Fussell (pp. ). Since its founding in , curators and librarians at the Newberry have consistently collected in depth on the rhetorical tradition that, by the late nineteenth century, was considered central to the intellectual history of Europe and the Americas. With roots in the educational program we now call humanism, most modern rhetoric depends on classical models rediscovered and.

If they are captivated by Burke’s prose, I may steer them to Paul Fussell:s The Rhetorical World of Augustan Humanism, an excellent book analyzing Burke’s use of imagery and his rhetoric. it nevertheless has some good points for teaching a book like A Tale of Two Cities. It is a low-keyed approach, one purporting to develop confidence. The Rhetorical World of Augustan Humanism. Ethics and Imagery from Swift to Burke. By PAUL FUSSELL. Pp. xiv+3I4. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 55s. net. Mr. Fussell's purpose is, in the first part of his book, to define the 'orthodox' ethical tradition in eighteenth-century literature and, in the second, to examine.


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Inhe published The Great War and Modern Memory, which was a study of. Confident that his contribution to 18th-century scholarship was original, he submitted The Rhetorical World of Augustan Humanism () to Oxford University Press: "I didn't have any contract, I Author: Susanna Rustin.

He did this in his book, “The Rhetorical World of Augustan Humanism,” which fell into two parts—the first defining a hu manist esthetic in terms of. Paul Fussell, Jr. (22 March – 23 May ) was an American cultural and literary historian, author and university professor. His writings cover a variety of topics, from scholarly works on eighteenth-century English literature to commentary on America's class system.

Fussell served in the rd Infantry Division during World War II and was wounded in fighting in tion: Educator; historian; social critic; author.

(This was a late development: in The Rhetorical World of Augustan Humanism, he had argued that ‘one need not have gone on manoeuvres to take full possession of contemporary military learning’ and judged ‘remarkable’ the fact that ‘Johnson's military knowledge derives mostly from literature and the sympathetic imagination’.

36) The Cited by: 3. Paul Fussell, American writer, literature educator. Decorated Purple Heart, Bronze Star; recipient James D. Phelan award Phelan Foundation, ; Lindback Foundation award, ; Ralph Waldo Emerson award Phi Beta Kappa, ; senior fellow National Endowment of the Humanities, ; Guggenheim fellow, ; Rockefeller Foundation fellow.

If they are captivated by Burke’s prose, I may steer them to Paul Fussell:s The Rhetorical World of Augustan Humanism, an excellent book analyzing Burke’s use of imagery and his rhetoric. Fussell says, for example, that in Burke’s Reflections, certain passages are “so gorgeous, the effect so commandingly contrived, the.

As Paul Fussell (The Rhetorical World of Augustan Humanism) and James T. Boulton (The Language of Politics in the Age of Wilkes and Burke) have recently and persuasively argued, the “educated” man, ignorant of either the discipline or its public function is, in a symptomatic and revealing fashion, unable to read the literature Blair levies.

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As Paul Fussell (The Rhetorical World of Augustan Humanism) and James T. Boulton (The Language of Politics in the Age of Wilkes and Burke) have recently and persuasively argued, the “educated” man, ignorant of either the discipline or its public function is, in a symptomatic and revealing fashion, unable to read the literature Blair levies.Among Fussell’s previous books, The Rhetorical World of Augustan Humanism: Ethics and Imagery from Swift to Burke () and Samuel Johnson and the .The Rhetorical World of Augustan Humanism: Ethics and Imagery from Swift to Burke Samuel Johnson and the Life of Writing Abroad: British Literary Traveling Between the Wars The Boy Scout Handbook and Other Observations Class: A Guide through the American Status System Thank God for the Atom Bomb and Other Essays.