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The rhetoric of certitude : C.S. Lewis's nonfiction prose

Author: Gary L Tandy
Publisher: Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"While numerous studies on C.S. Lewis's literary achievements have been published in the past several years, The Rhetoric of Certitude brings much-needed attention to Lewis's nonfiction prose, identifying his unique style and explaining why his writing has remained popular while that of so many of his contemporaries has not. In this thorough examination of Lewis's religious essays and literary criticism, author Gary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tandy, Gary L.
Rhetoric of certitude.
Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)649076330
Named Person: C S Lewis; C S Lewis; Clive S Lewis
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary L Tandy
ISBN: 9780873389730 0873389735
OCLC Number: 233697459
Description: xiii, 135 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: "The stance of a last survivor": C.S. Lewis and the modern world --
C.S. Lewis's rhetorical theory --
The rhetoric of argumentation: invention, arrangement, and style in C.S. Lewis's nonfiction prose --
The rhetoric of certitude: some stylistic traits of C.S. Lewis's nonfiction prose --
The unity of C.S. Lewis's nonfiction prose.
Responsibility: Gary L. Tandy.
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Focuses on C S Lewis' nonfiction prose, identifying his unique style and explaining why his writing has remained popular while that of so many of his contemporaries has not.  Read more...

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