The prophetic tradition and radical rhetoric in America / James Darsey

Author(s): Darsey, James Francis
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Subjects: United States--Social conditions--1980-
Electronic books
Political oratory--Social aspects--United States
Rhetoric--Social aspects--United States
Radicalism--United States
Prophecy--Social aspects--United States
Social problems--United States
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : New York University Press, c1997
LC Classification: P, PN
Table of Contents: Preface
1. Radical Rhetoric and American Community: Threnody for Sophrosyne 1
2. Old Testament Prophecy as Radical Ursprach 15
3. Prophecy as Sacred Truth: Self-Evidence and Righteousness in the American Revolution 35
4. Prophecy as Krisis: Wendell Phillips and the Sin of Slavery 61
5. The Prophet's Call and His Burden: The Passion of Eugene V. Debs 85
6. The Word in Darkness 111
7. A Vision of the Apocalypse: Joe McCarthy's Rhetoric of the Fantastic 128
8. Prophecy as Poetry: The Romantic Vision of Robert Welch 151
9. Secular Argument and the Language of Commodity: Gay Liberation and Merely Civil Rights 175
10. The Seraph and the Snake 199
Notes 211
Index 269
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 97004772 (OCoLC)36649374
Additional Authors: NetLibrary, Inc
Notes: Invalid LCCN: 97004772
ISBN: 0585239800 (electronic bk.) :$45.00
ISBN: 0814718760 (acid-free paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-267) and index
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 la
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries
Physical Description: xii, 279 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 44956855
ISBN/ISSN: 0585239800

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