Edmund Burke and the Discourse of Virtue

Edmund Burke and the Discourse of Virtue

by Stephen Howard Browne
     
 

ISBN-10: 0817306765

ISBN-13: 9780817306762

Pub. Date: 08/28/1993

Publisher: University of Alabama Press

Close readings of Burke's public discourse and political writings

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Close readings of Burke's public discourse and political writings

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780817306762
Publisher:
University of Alabama Press
Publication date:
08/28/1993
Series:
Studies in Rhetoric and Communication Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.27(w) x 9.33(h) x 0.69(d)
Lexile:
1300L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Reading Edmund Burke1
1Interpreting Political Culture in the Present Discontents11
2Reading Virtue and Rhetorical Portraiture in the Speech on Taxation27
3Enacting Rhetorical Judgment in the Speech on Conciliation45
4Speech to the Electors of Bristol: The Space of Rhetorical Virtue67
5Staging Public Virtue in the Impeachment of Warren Hastings83
6Political Virtue as Rhetorical Action in the Letter to a Noble Lord99
Epilogue: Burke's Discourse of Virtue117
Notes127
Bibliography135
Index141

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