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Rhetorical Occasions: Essays on Humans and the Humanities

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A nationally known scholar, essayist, and public advocate for the humanities, B©rub© has a rapier wit and a singular talent for parsing complex philosophical, theoretical, and political questions. Rhetorical Occasions collects 24 of his major essays and reviews, plus a sampling of entries on literary theory and contemporary culture from his award-winning weblog. Selected to showcase the range of public writing available to scholars, the essays cover matters both academic and nonacademic. By example and illustration, B©rub© reminds readers that the humanities remain central to our understanding of what it means to be human.

About the Author

Michael B©rub© is Paterno Family Chair in Literature at Pennsylvania State University. His six books include What's Liberal about the Liberal Arts?: Classroom Politics and "Bias" in Higher Education and Life As We Know It: A Father, a Family, and an Exceptional Child. He writes frequently for many national publications and hosts the blog michaelberube.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807830673
Subtitle:
Essays on Humans and the Humanities
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
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Essays
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Criticism
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Popular Culture
Subject:
Sokal hoax; Wolfgang Iser; Martha Nussbaum; Thomas Frank; David Horowitz; September 11; antiwar movement; liberal politics; 2004 Republican National Convention; literary theory; Stanley Fish; Wolfgang Iser; Alan Sokal; Frances Stonor Saunders; George Lips
Subject:
Sokal hoax; Wolfgang Iser; Martha Nussbaum; Thomas Frank; David Horowitz; September 11; antiwar movement; liberal politics; 2004 Republican National Convention; literary theory; Stanley Fish; Wolfgang Iser; Alan Sokal; Frances Stonor Saunders; George Lips
Subject:
Sokal hoax; Wolfgang Iser; Martha Nussbaum; Thomas Frank; David Horowitz; September 11; antiwar movement; liberal politics; 2004 Republican National Convention; literary theory; Stanley Fish; Wolfgang Iser; Alan Sokal; Frances Stonor Saunders; George Lips
Subject:
Sokal hoax; Wolfgang Iser; Martha Nussbaum; Thomas Frank; David Horowitz; September 11; antiwar movement; liberal politics; 2004 Republican National Convention; literary theory; Stanley Fish; Wolfgang Iser; Alan Sokal; Frances Stonor Saunders; George Lips
Subject:
Sokal hoax; Wolfgang Iser; Martha Nussbaum; Thomas Frank; David Horowitz; September 11; antiwar movement; liberal politics; 2004 Republican National Convention; literary theory; Stanley Fish; Wolfgang Iser; Alan Sokal; Frances Stonor Saunders; George Lips
Subject:
Popular culture -- United States.
Subject:
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
Subject:
Sokal hoax; Wolfgang Iser; Martha Nussbaum; Thomas Frank; David Horowitz; September 11; antiwar movement; liberal politics; 2004 Republican National Convention; literary theory; Stanley Fish; Wolfgang Iser; Alan Sokal; Frances Stonor Saunders; George Lips
Subject:
Sokal hoax; Wolfgang Iser; Martha Nussbaum; Thomas Frank; David Horowitz; September 11; antiwar movement; liberal politics; 2004 Republican National Convention; literary theory; Stanley Fish; Wolfgang Iser; Alan Sokal; Frances Stonor Saunders; George Lips
Subject:
Sokal hoax; Wolfgang Iser; Martha Nussbaum; Thomas Frank; David Horowitz; September 11; antiwar movement; liberal politics; 2004 Republican National Convention; literary theory; Stanley Fish; Wolfgang Iser; Alan Sokal; Frances Stonor Saunders; George Lips
Subject:
Sokal hoax; Wolfgang Iser; Martha Nussbaum; Thomas Frank; David Horowitz; September 11; antiwar movement; liberal politics; 2004 Republican National Convention; literary theory; Stanley Fish; Wolfgang Iser; Alan Sokal; Frances Stonor Saunders; George Lips
Subject:
Sokal hoax; Wolfgang Iser; Martha Nussbaum; Thomas Frank; David Horowitz; September 11; antiwar movement; liberal politics; 2004 Republican National Convention; literary theory; Stanley Fish; Wolfgang Iser; Alan Sokal; Frances Stonor Saunders; George Lips
Subject:
Sokal hoax; Wolfgang Iser; Martha Nussbaum; Thomas Frank; David Horowitz; September 11; antiwar movement; liberal politics; 2004 Republican National Convention; literary theory; Stanley Fish; Wolfgang Iser; Alan Sokal; Frances Stonor Saunders; George Lips
Subject:
Sokal hoax; Wolfgang Iser; Martha Nussbaum; Thomas Frank; David Horowitz; September 11; antiwar movement; liberal politics; 2004 Republican National Convention; literary theory; Stanley Fish; Wolfgang Iser; Alan Sokal; Frances Stonor Saunders; George Lips
Subject:
Sokal hoax; Wolfgang Iser; Martha Nussbaum; Thomas Frank; David Horowitz; September 11; antiwar movement; liberal politics; 2004 Republican National Convention; literary theory; Stanley Fish; Wolfgang Iser; Alan Sokal; Frances Stonor Saunders; George Lips
Subject:
Sokal hoax; Wolfgang Iser; Martha Nussbaum; Thomas Frank; David Horowitz; September 11; antiwar movement; liberal politics; 2004 Republican National Convention; literary theory; Stanley Fish; Wolfgang Iser; Alan Sokal; Frances Stonor Saunders; George Lips
Subject:
Sokal hoax; Wolfgang Iser; Martha Nussbaum; Thomas Frank; David Horowitz; September 11; antiwar movement; liberal politics; 2004 Republican National Convention; literary theory; Stanley Fish; Wolfgang Iser; Alan Sokal; Frances Stonor Saunders; George Lips
Subject:
Sokal hoax
Subject:
Wolfgang Iser
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Martha Nussbaum
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Thomas, Frank
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David Horowitz
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September 11
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Antiwar movement
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liberal politics
Subject:
2004 Republican National Convention
Subject:
LITERARY THEORY
Subject:
Stanley Fish
Subject:
Alan Sokal
Subject:
Frances Stonor Saunders
Subject:
George Lipsitz
Subject:
Anthologies-Essays
Subject:
Dav
Subject:
id Horowitz
Copyright:
Publication Date:
October 2006
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9.5 x 8 in

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