Moving Bodies: Kenneth Burke at the Edges of Language

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Kenneth Burke may be best known for his theories of dramatism and of language as symbolic action, but few know him as one of the twentieth centurys foremost theorists of the relationship between language and bodies. Moving Bodies presents him as a major transdisciplinary theorist of the body. Debra Hawhee focuses on Burkes studies from the 1930s, 40s, and 50s while illustrating that his interest in reading the body as a central force of communication began early in his career and continued to inform his work over more than ...

Moving Bodies: Kenneth Burke at the Edges of Language 2009, University of South Carolina Press

ISBN-13: 9781570038099

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