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The Resource Living speech : resisting the empire of force, James Boyd White

Living speech : resisting the empire of force, James Boyd White

Label
Living speech : resisting the empire of force
Title
Living speech
Title remainder
resisting the empire of force
Statement of responsibility
James Boyd White
Title variation
Resisting the empire of force
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Language is our key to imagining the world, others, and ourselves. Yet sometimes our ways of talking dehumanize others and trivialize human experience. In war other people are imagined as enemies to be killed. The language of race objectifies those it touches, and propaganda disables democracy. Advertising reduces us to consumers, and clichés destroy the life of the imagination. How are we to assert our humanity and that of others against the forces in the culture and in our own minds that would deny it? What kind of speech should the First Amendment protect? How should judges and justices t
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
White, James Boyd
Dewey number
306.44
Index
index present
LC call number
K213
LC item number
.W495 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Law
  • Judgments
  • Violence in literature
  • Violence
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Judgments
  • Law
  • Violence in literature
  • Violence
  • United States
Label
Living speech : resisting the empire of force, James Boyd White
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Speech in the empire -- Living speech and the mind behind it -- The desire for meaning -- Writing that calls the reader into life -- or death -- Human dignity and the claim of meaning -- Silence, belief, and the right to speak
Control code
505114998
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 236 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400827534
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttw2dm
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)505114998
Label
Living speech : resisting the empire of force, James Boyd White
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Speech in the empire -- Living speech and the mind behind it -- The desire for meaning -- Writing that calls the reader into life -- or death -- Human dignity and the claim of meaning -- Silence, belief, and the right to speak
Control code
505114998
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 236 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400827534
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttw2dm
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)505114998

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