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The prophetic tradition and radical rhetoric in America, James Darsey

Label
The prophetic tradition and radical rhetoric in America
Title
The prophetic tradition and radical rhetoric in America
Statement of responsibility
James Darsey
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This expansive volume traces the rhetoric of reform across American history, examining such pivotal periods as the American Revolution, slavery, McCarthyism, and today's gay liberation movement. At a time when social movements led by religious leaders, from Louis Farrakhan to Pat Buchanan, are playing a central role in American politics, James Darsey connects this radical tradition with its prophetic roots. Public discourse in the West is derived from the Greek principles of civility, diplomacy, compromise, and negotiation. On this model, radical speech is often taken to be a symptom of social
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Darsey, James Francis
Dewey number
  • 808.5/1/088329
  • 808.51088329
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PN4055.U53
LC item number
D37 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political oratory
  • English language
  • Rhetoric
  • Radicalism
  • Prophecy
  • Social problems
  • United States
Label
The prophetic tradition and radical rhetoric in America, James Darsey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Radical rhetoric and American community : threnody for Sophrosyne -- Old Testament prophecy as radical ursprach -- Prophecy as sacred truth : self-evidence and righteousness in the American Revolution -- Prophecy as krisis : Wendell Phillips and the sin of slavery -- The prophet's call and his burden : the passion of Eugene V. Debs -- The word in darkness -- A vision of the apocalypse : Joe McCarthy's rhetoric of the fantastic -- Prophecy as poetry : the romantic vision of Robert Welch -- Secular argument and the language of commodity : gay liberation and merely civil rights -- The seraph and the snake
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (294 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585239804
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111000211309072
  • (EBL)865361
  • (OCoLC)784884434
  • (SSID)ssj0000229348
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11174935
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000229348
  • (PQKBWorkID)10171469
  • (PQKB)11109550
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC865361
  • (OCoLC)44956855
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse10907
  • (EXLCZ)99111000211309072
Label
The prophetic tradition and radical rhetoric in America, James Darsey
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Radical rhetoric and American community : threnody for Sophrosyne -- Old Testament prophecy as radical ursprach -- Prophecy as sacred truth : self-evidence and righteousness in the American Revolution -- Prophecy as krisis : Wendell Phillips and the sin of slavery -- The prophet's call and his burden : the passion of Eugene V. Debs -- The word in darkness -- A vision of the apocalypse : Joe McCarthy's rhetoric of the fantastic -- Prophecy as poetry : the romantic vision of Robert Welch -- Secular argument and the language of commodity : gay liberation and merely civil rights -- The seraph and the snake
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (294 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585239804
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111000211309072
  • (EBL)865361
  • (OCoLC)784884434
  • (SSID)ssj0000229348
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11174935
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000229348
  • (PQKBWorkID)10171469
  • (PQKB)11109550
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC865361
  • (OCoLC)44956855
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse10907
  • (EXLCZ)99111000211309072

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