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Rhetorical landscapes in America : variations on a theme from Kenneth Burke / Gregory Clark.

Author/Creator:
Clark, Gregory, 1950-
Publication:
Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, c2004.
Format/Description:
Book
181 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series:
Studies in rhetoric/communication
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Subjects:
Burke, Kenneth, 1897-1993.
National characteristics, American.
Group identity -- United States -- History.
Landscapes -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
Tourism -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
Rhetoric -- Philosophy.
United States -- Civilization -- Philosophy.
Contents:
Introduction: The rhetorical experience of landscape
Landscape, national identity, and civic tourism
New York City and the public experience of an American "scene"
Shaker tourism and the rhetorical experience of the aesthetic
Transcendence at Yellowstone
Public experience along the Lincoln Highway
Constituting citizens at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition
Conclusion: rhetorical landscapes and the "ambiguities of identification".
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-170) and index.
ISBN:
1570035393 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
53986931