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Culture, rhetoric, and the vicissitudes of life / edited by Michael Carrithers.

Contributor(s): Carrithers, Michael
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2009.Description: xi, 184 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781845454296
Contents:
Internal rhetorics : constituting selves in diaries and beyond / Jean Nienkamp -- Story seeds and the inchoate / Michael Carrithers -- The diffuse in testimonies / Stevan M. Weine -- Medical rhetoric in the U.S. and Africa : the oncologist as Charon / Megan Biesele -- 'As if Goya was on hand as a marksman' : foot and mouth disease as a rhetorical and cultural phenomenon / Brigitte Nerlich -- The palaestral aspect of rhetoric / F.G. Bailey -- Ordeals of language / Ellen B. Basso -- Inventions of hyperbolic culture / Ralph Cintron -- Rhetoric in the moral order : a critique of tropological approaches to culture / James W. Fernandez.
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Royal Anthropological Institute Open Shelves KDE [CAR-] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available L80706

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Internal rhetorics : constituting selves in diaries and beyond / Jean Nienkamp -- Story seeds and the inchoate / Michael Carrithers -- The diffuse in testimonies / Stevan M. Weine -- Medical rhetoric in the U.S. and Africa : the oncologist as Charon / Megan Biesele -- 'As if Goya was on hand as a marksman' : foot and mouth disease as a rhetorical and cultural phenomenon / Brigitte Nerlich -- The palaestral aspect of rhetoric / F.G. Bailey -- Ordeals of language / Ellen B. Basso -- Inventions of hyperbolic culture / Ralph Cintron -- Rhetoric in the moral order : a critique of tropological approaches to culture / James W. Fernandez.

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