Roberts-Miller, Patricia, 1959-

Voices in the wilderness : public discourse and the paradox of Puritan rhetoric / Patricia Roberts-Miller. - Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c1999. - xiii, 209 p. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-204) and index.

Preface -- Ghost in the sphere -- The ontic logos, predestination, and aims of probability -- The place of the opposition -- Sugaring of rhetoric -- Prophets in a howling wilderness -- Arguments with voices in the wilderness -- Notes -- Works cited -- Index.

081730939X (alk. paper)

98025394


American prose literature--Puritan authors--History and criticism.
English language--Rhetoric--Study and teaching--United States.
English language--Discourse analysis.--New England
Rhetoric--Political aspects--History.--New England
Rhetoric--Political aspects--United States.
Puritans--Intellectual life.--New England
English language--Rhetoric.--New England
Language and culture--United States.
Puritan movements--United States.

PS 153 .P87 R63 1999

810.9/001

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