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The rites of identity : the religious naturalism and cultural criticism of Kenneth Burke and Ralph Ellison

Author: Beth Eddy
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2003.
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The Rites of Identity argues that Kenneth Burke was the most deciding influence on Ralph Ellison's writings, that Burke and Ellison are firmly situated within the American tradition of religious naturalism, and that this tradition--properly understood as religious--offers a highly useful means for considering contemporary identity and mitigating religious conflict. Beth Eddy adds Burke and Ellison to a tradition of  Read more...
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Eddy, Beth, 1955-
Rites of identity.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2002044719
(OCoLC)51336362
Named Person: Kenneth Burke; Ralph Ellison; Ralph Ellison; Kenneth Burke; Kenneth Burke; Ralph Ellison; Kenneth Burke; Ralph Ellison
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Beth Eddy
ISBN: 9781400825769 1400825768 9780691092492 0691092494
OCLC Number: 436089327
Description: 1 online resource (204 pages)
Contents: Identity and the rites of symbolic action --
Kenneth Burke's natural pieties of identity --
Catharsis and tragedy : Kenneth Burke's rhetoric of sacrifice --
The spiritual utility of comedy --
Ralph Ellison and the vernacular pieties of American identity --
Ellison's tragic vision of sacrifice --
The blues of American identity : comic transcendence in Ellison --
Both a part of and apart from : the spirit and ethics of religious pragmatism.
Responsibility: Beth Eddy.
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