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Burke, Kenneth 1897-1993

Works: 540 works in 1,372 publications in 3 languages and 53,381 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Psychological fiction  Records and correspondence  History  Short stories, American 
Roles: Translator, Producer, Author of introduction, Other, Composer, Creator, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PN511, 801
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The philosophy of literary form : studies in symbolic action by Kenneth Burke( Book )
79 editions published between 1941 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,378 libraries worldwide
Probes the nature of linguistic or symbolic action as it relates to specific novels, plays, and poems
A grammar of motives by Kenneth Burke( Book )
64 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,088 libraries worldwide
About this book Mr. Burke contributes an introductory and summarizing remark, "What is involved, when we say what people are doing and why they are doing it?" An answer to that question is the subject of this book. The book is concerned with the basic forms of thought which, in accordance with the nature of the world as all men necessarily experience it, are exemplified in the attributing of motives. These forms of thought can be embodied profoundly or trivially, truthfully or falsely. They are equally present in systematically elaborated metaphysical structures, in legal judgments, in poetry and fiction, in political and scientific works, in news and in bits of gossip offered at random
On human nature a gathering while everything flows, 1967-1984 by Kenneth Burke( file )
13 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,712 libraries worldwide
"On Human Nature: A Gathering While Everything Flows brings together the late essays, autobiographical reflections, an interview, and a poem by the eminent literary theorist and cultural critic Kenneth Burke (1897-1993). Burke was an innovative and original thinker who worked at the intersection of sociology, psychology, literary theology, and semiotics. This book, a selection of fourteen representative pieces of his productive later years, addresses many important themes Burke tackled throughout his career such as logology (his attempt to find a universal language theory and methodology), technology, and ecology
Language as symbolic action : essays on life, literature, and method by Kenneth Burke( Book )
43 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,704 libraries worldwide
A rhetoric of motives by Kenneth Burke( Book )
47 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and held by 1,692 libraries worldwide
A Rhetoric of Motives expands the field to human ways of persuasion and identification. Persuasion, as Burke sees it, "ranges from the bluntest quest of advantage, as in sales promotion or propaganda, through courtship, social etiquette, education, and the sermon, to a 'pure' form that delights in the process of appeal for itself alone, without ulterior purpose. And identification ranges from the politician who, addressing an audience of farmers, says, 'I was a farm boy myself, ' through the mysteries of social status, to the mystic's devout identification with the sources of all being."
Permanence & change, an anatomy of purpose by Kenneth Burke( Book )
46 editions published between 1934 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 1,569 libraries worldwide
Counter-statement by Kenneth Burke( Book )
45 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,471 libraries worldwide
Attitudes toward history by Kenneth Burke( Book )
34 editions published between 1937 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,318 libraries worldwide
Death in Venice by Thomas Mann( Book )
20 editions published between 1924 and 1997 in English and held by 1,271 libraries worldwide
This book includes the author's novella Death in Venice as well as the author's working notes and six critical essays meant to stimulate classroom discussion
The rhetoric of religion; studies in logology by Kenneth Burke( Book )
21 editions published between 1961 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,266 libraries worldwide
Genius and character by Emil Ludwig( Book )
16 editions published between 1907 and 1933 in 3 languages and held by 893 libraries worldwide
Towards a better life, being a series of epistles or declamations by Kenneth Burke( Book )
23 editions published between 1932 and 1982 in English and held by 859 libraries worldwide
The complete white oxen : collected short fiction by Kenneth Burke( Book )
11 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 829 libraries worldwide
Collected poems, 1915-1967 by Kenneth Burke( Book )
11 editions published between 1900 and 1968 in English and held by 814 libraries worldwide
Perspectives by incongruity by Kenneth Burke( Book )
17 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 725 libraries worldwide
On symbols and society by Kenneth Burke( Book )
14 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 723 libraries worldwide
Samling af artikler om litteratur og samfund
Terms for order by Kenneth Burke( Book )
13 editions published between 1964 and 1997 in English and held by 477 libraries worldwide
William Carlos Williams ( Book )
7 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 461 libraries worldwide
The Legacy of Kenneth Burke ( Book )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 401 libraries worldwide
The humane particulars : the collected letters of William Carlos Williams and Kenneth Burke by William Carlos Williams( Book )
6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
"Significantly deepening our understanding of two key figures from the modernist period, The Humane Particulars collects the letters between William Carlos Williams and Kenneth Burke. Written during forty-two years of close friendship and literary debate, these nearly 250 letters span two long lives, two complicated personalities, and two brilliantly productive careers. The animated exchange between a canonical poet and the leading American rhetorical critic of the twentieth century offers a more complete vision of their outlooks and their contributions to the shape and tenor of the modernist scene." "Set in context by James H. East's introduction and explanatory notes, the letters begin just after Burke and William's initial meeting in 1921 during a tramp through a New Jersey swamp and surrounding meadowlands. Their written exchange follows the maturing of their friendship and professional regard. The correspondence shows that Williams and Burke were fast friends during the experimental twenties, preoccupied by individual and divergent projects in the thirties and early forties, and reunited as enthusiastic correspondents after the Second World War." "The letters refer to happy times spent together - walks in the woods, picnics and swimming, and visits to Burke's farm in Andover, New Jersey. They reveal, among other interesting personal matters, Burke's fascination with William's double life as physician and poet, Burke's hypochondria, and William's at times chastising medical advice to Burke. But, more important, the letters preserve the continual wrangling over the origin and nature of literary form that enlightened the pair's many disagreements. Of particular interest, the correspondence documents a largely unexplored aspect of Burke's career - his reciprocally influential relationship with the writers of the late modern and midcentury periods."--BOOK JACKET
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Alternative Names
Burke, K.
Burke, Kenneth 1897-
Burke, Kenneth Duva 1897-1993
バーク, ケネス
English (611)
German (2)
Italian (1)
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