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The rhetorical world of Augustan humanism : ethics and imagery from Swift to Burke

Author: Paul Fussell
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1965.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Fussell, Paul, 1924-
Rhetorical world of Augustan humanism.
Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1965
(OCoLC)573172981
Named Person: Augustus, Emperor of Rome; Augustus, Emperor of Rome
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Fussell
OCLC Number: 233388
Description: ix, 314 pages : frontispiece ; 23 cm
Contents: What is 'Humanism'? --
The human attributes --
The uniformity of human nature --
The depravity of man --
The redemptive will --
The paradox of man --
Moral warfare: strategy and tactics --
The city of life and the city of literature --
'The wardrobe of a moral imagination' --
'The vermin of nature': hierarchy and moral contempt --
The open-and ironic-road --
Elegiac action.
Responsibility: Paul Fussell.

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