The Resource Culture, rhetoric, and the vicissitudes of life, edited by Michael Carrithers, (electronic resource)

Culture, rhetoric, and the vicissitudes of life, edited by Michael Carrithers, (electronic resource)

Label
Culture, rhetoric, and the vicissitudes of life
Title
Culture, rhetoric, and the vicissitudes of life
Statement of responsibility
edited by Michael Carrithers
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Inspired by the Rhetoric Culture Project, this volume focuses on the use of imagery, narrative, and cultural schemes in relation to events and emergencies that arise during the course of life. The contributors explore how people muster their resources to understand and deal with emergencies such as illness, displacement, or genocide. In dealing with such circumstances, people can develop new rhetorical forms and, in the process, establish new cultural resources for succeeding generations. Several of the contributions show how rhetorical cultural forms can themselves create emergencies. The con
Member of
Cataloging source
CDX
Dewey number
306
Index
index present
LC call number
GN357
LC item number
.C849 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in rhetoric and culture
Series volume
v. 2
Label
Culture, rhetoric, and the vicissitudes of life, edited by Michael Carrithers, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from e-book title screen (viewed June 28, 2010)
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Internal rhetorics : constituting selves in diaries and beyond / Jean Nienkamp -- Story seeds and the inchoate / Michael Carrithers -- The diffuse in testimonies / Stevan M. Weine -- Medical rhetoric in the U.S. and Africa : the oncologist as Charon / Megan Biesele -- 'As if Goya was on hand as a marksman' : foot and mouth disease as a rhetorical and cultural phenomenon / Brigitte Nerlich -- The palaestral aspect of rhetoric / F.G. Bailey -- Ordeals of language / Ellen B. Basso -- Inventions of hyperbolic culture / Ralph Cintron -- Rhetoric in the moral order : a critique of tropological approaches to culture / James W. Fernandez
Control code
ocn646009170
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 184 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781845459246
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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unknown
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)646009170
  • jstor1845459245

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