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The Resource Walker Percy and the old modern age : reflections on language, argument, and the telling of stories, Patricia Lewis Poteat

Walker Percy and the old modern age : reflections on language, argument, and the telling of stories, Patricia Lewis Poteat

Label
Walker Percy and the old modern age : reflections on language, argument, and the telling of stories
Title
Walker Percy and the old modern age
Title remainder
reflections on language, argument, and the telling of stories
Statement of responsibility
Patricia Lewis Poteat
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Poteat, Patricia Lewis
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3566.E6912
LC item number
Z83 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Southern literary studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Percy, Walker
  • Percy, Walker
  • Persuasion (Rhetoric)
  • Southern States
  • Storytelling
  • Mississippi
  • Philosophy in literature
  • Percy, Walker
  • Percy, Walker
  • Percy, Walker
  • Philosophie
  • Pecey, Walker, 1916-
Label
Walker Percy and the old modern age : reflections on language, argument, and the telling of stories, Patricia Lewis Poteat
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- "The Delta Factor" or, on the joys and sorrows of being without a theory of man -- Percy as storyteller or, how to avoid getting zapped by the ravening particles -- Percy as philosophical essayist or, why novelists, Helen Keller, and three-year-olds succeed where linguistic philosophers fail -- "The Message in the Bottle" or, what it means to be a castaway and wait for news from across the seas -- The joys and sorrows of symbol-mongering or, why it is better to stay in Covington, Louisiana, and write stories than venture to M.I.T. and be captured by a language acquisition device -- Epilogue -- Index
Control code
10753434
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 177 pages
Isbn
9780807111871
Lccn
84010005
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (WaOLN)699237
  • (OCoLC)10753434
Label
Walker Percy and the old modern age : reflections on language, argument, and the telling of stories, Patricia Lewis Poteat
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- "The Delta Factor" or, on the joys and sorrows of being without a theory of man -- Percy as storyteller or, how to avoid getting zapped by the ravening particles -- Percy as philosophical essayist or, why novelists, Helen Keller, and three-year-olds succeed where linguistic philosophers fail -- "The Message in the Bottle" or, what it means to be a castaway and wait for news from across the seas -- The joys and sorrows of symbol-mongering or, why it is better to stay in Covington, Louisiana, and write stories than venture to M.I.T. and be captured by a language acquisition device -- Epilogue -- Index
Control code
10753434
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 177 pages
Isbn
9780807111871
Lccn
84010005
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (WaOLN)699237
  • (OCoLC)10753434

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