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Modern rhetoric

Author: Cleanth Brooks; Robert Penn Warren
Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World [©1958]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: College readers
Lectures et morceaux choisis (Enseignement supérieur)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brooks, Cleanth, 1906-1994.
Modern rhetoric.
New York, Harcourt, Brace & World [©1958]
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cleanth Brooks; Robert Penn Warren
OCLC Number: 2405120
Description: xvi, 869 pages illustrations 22 cm
Contents: The essentials of rhetoric : pt. 1 Making a beginning --
Language, thinking, and rhetoric --
The problem of making a beginning --
Organizing the composition --
The main intention. pt. 2 The forms of discourse : The methods of exposition : Identification ; Definition ; Classification ; Illustration ; Comparison and Contrast ; Analysis --
Argument --
Description --
Narration. pt. 3 Special problems of discourse : The paragraph and the sentence --
Diction --
Metaphor --
Tone and other aspects of style. pt. 4 The research paper : Preparation and note-taking --
The final version : writing and rewriting. A book of readings : pt. 1 Articles of information and observation : The method of scientific investigation / T.H. Huxley --
Mother Sea : the gray beginnings / Rachel L. Carson --
The colors that animals can see / H. Munro Fox --
The thinking of men and machines / John H. Troll. pt. 2 Reportage : Dawn over zero / William L. Laurence --
The Hickman story / John Bartlow Martin --
The story of an eye-witness / Jack London. pt. 3 Articles of propaganda and opinion : How to detect propaganda / Institute for Propaganda Analysis --
The Marxian philosophy of history / Carl L. Becker --
from Freedom and the control of men / B.F. Skinner --
from The abolition of man / C.S. Lewis --
The seven deadly fallacies / Arthur Koestler --
Motes, beams, and foreigners / Dorothy Canfield. pt. 4 Essays formal and informal : A lark's flight / Alexander Smith --
What is a university? / John Henry Newman --
True Americanism / Louis D. Brandeis --
The world that books have made / W.H. Auden --
The dog that bit people / James Thurber --
The hour of letdown / E.B. White --
The decline of the graces / Max Beerbohm --
Saturday's smells / Robert Benchley --
Love is a fallacy / Max Shulman. pt. 5 Criticism : How to write like a social scientist / Samuel T. Williamson --
Dickens / George Santayana --
Thomas Wolfe / James Gray --
from Originals / Brendan Gill. pt. 6 History : The extent and military force of the empire in the age of the Antonines / Edward Gibbon --
It was a stable world / Robert Graves --
from A stillness at Appomattox / Bruce Catton --
The American civilization puzzle / George F. Carter. pt. 7 Biography : Three views of Mary Todd Lincoln : from The life of Lincoln / William Herndon, Jesse W. Weik --
from Mrs. Abraham Lincoln / Gamaliel Bradford --
from Women and oxen / Ruth Painter Randall --
Mazie / Joseph Mitchell --
Reveries over childhood / W.B. Yeats --
Il Plœ:r dã mõ kœ:r / Hortense Calisher. Handbook of grammar, punctuation, and mechanics : The parts of speech --
Syntax --
Punctuation --
Mechanics --
Index of usage and of grammatical terms used in the handbook. Appendixes : Causal analysis --
The outline, summary, and précis --
The form of footnotes and bibliography --
The book report --
Description of feelings and states of mind --
Special problems in narration.
Responsibility: [by] Cleanth Brooks [and] Robert Penn Warren.
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