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rhetorical world of Augustan humanism

Paul Fussell

rhetorical world of Augustan humanism

ethics and imagery from Swift to Burke.

by Paul Fussell

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Published by University Microfilms in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English


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Reprint of ed. originally published, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1965.

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Open LibraryOL18172070M

Among Fussell’s previous books, The Rhetorical World of Augustan Humanism: Ethics and Imagery from Swift to Burke () and Samuel Johnson and the Life of Writing () reveal his interest in.   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.

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. This groundbreaking study examines the vexed and unstable relations between the eighteenth-century novel and the material world. Rather than exploring dress's transformative potential, it charts the novel's vibrant engagement with ordinary clothes in its bid to establish new ways of articulating identity and market itself as a durable genre.

  Paul Fussell, Jr. 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. 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.


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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.

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 genre and ethos, the second applying.

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Messenger. 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’.

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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,