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The prophetic tradition and radical rhetoric in America [electronic resource] / James Darsey.

By: Darsey, James Francis.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : New York University Press, c1997Description: 1 online resource (xii, 279 p.).ISBN: 0585239800 (electronic bk.); 9780585239804 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Political oratory -- Social aspects -- United States | Rhetoric -- Social aspects -- United States | Radicalism -- United States | Prophecy -- Social aspects -- United States | United States -- Social conditions -- 1980- | Social problems -- United States | �Eloquence politique -- Aspect social -- �Etats-Unis | Rh�etorique -- Aspect social -- �Etats-Unis | Radicalisme -- �Etats-Unis | Proph�etie -- Aspect social -- �Etats-Unis | Probl�emes sociaux -- �Etats-Unis | �Etats-Unis -- Conditions sociales -- 1980- | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Public Speaking | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Prophetic tradition and radical rhetoric in America.DDC classification: 808.5/1/088329 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Radical rhetoric and American community : threnody for Sophrosyne -- Old Testament prophecy as radical ursprach -- Prophecy as sacred truth : self-evidence and righteousness in the American Revolution -- Prophecy as krisis : Wendell Phillips and the sin of slavery -- The prophet's call and his burden : the passion of Eugene V. Debs -- The word in darkness -- A vision of the apocalypse : Joe McCarthy's rhetoric of the fantastic -- Prophecy as poetry : the romantic vision of Robert Welch -- Secular argument and the la.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-267) and index.

Radical rhetoric and American community : threnody for Sophrosyne -- Old Testament prophecy as radical ursprach -- Prophecy as sacred truth : self-evidence and righteousness in the American Revolution -- Prophecy as krisis : Wendell Phillips and the sin of slavery -- The prophet's call and his burden : the passion of Eugene V. Debs -- The word in darkness -- A vision of the apocalypse : Joe McCarthy's rhetoric of the fantastic -- Prophecy as poetry : the romantic vision of Robert Welch -- Secular argument and the la.

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