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Modern Dogma And The Rhetoric Of Assent

ISBN 10 : 0226065723
ISBN 13 : 9780226065724

When should I change my mind? What can I believe and what must I doubt? In this new "philosophy of good reasons" Wayne C. Booth exposes five dogmas of modernism that have too often..


My Many Selves

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"Wayne C. Booth's memoir, My Many Selves, is both an incisive self-examination and a creative approach to retelling his life. Writing his autobiography became a quest to harmonize ..


The Rhetoric Of Fiction

ISBN 10 : 9780226065595
ISBN 13 : 0226065596

The first edition of The Rhetoric of Fiction transformed the criticism of fiction and soon became a classic in the field. One of the most widely used texts in fiction courses, it i..


The Rhetoric Of Rhetoric

ISBN 10 : 9780470765821
ISBN 13 : 0470765828

In this manifesto, distinguished critic Wayne Booth claims that communication in every corner of life can be improved if we study rhetoric closely. Written by Wayne Booth, author o..


Critical Understanding

ISBN 10 : 0226065545
ISBN 13 : 9780226065540

Critics will always disagree, but, maintains Wayne Booth, their disagreement need not result in critical chaos. In Critical Understanding, Booth argues for a reasoned pluralism—a..


A Rhetoric Of Irony

ISBN 10 : 0226065537
ISBN 13 : 9780226065533

Excerpts from works by Defoe, Beckett, and other writings illuminated the progresses by which individuals perceive, interpret, and communicate deliberately ironic statements in spe..


The Company We Keep

ISBN 10 : 0520062108
ISBN 13 : 9780520062108

In The Company We Keep, Wayne C. Booth argues for the relocation of ethics to the center of our engagement with literature. But the questions he asks are not confined to morality. ..