Kenneth Burke

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KENNETH BURKE: FROM MYTH TO ECOLOGY is the first full-length study of a remarkable thinker's approach to those founding narratives, those essential structures of thought, which cannot be credited to any one individual but rather belong to the whole community.

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Published 16 May 2013
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KENNETH BURKE
FROM MYTH TO ECOLOGY
LAURENCE COUPE
Kenneth Burke: From Myth to Ecology
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KENNETH BURKE
From Myth to Ecology
Laurence Coupe
Parlor Press Anderson, South Carolina www.parlorpress.com
Parlor Press LLC, Anderson, South Carolina, USA
© 2013 by Parlor Press. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America on acidfree paper.
Kenneth Burke: From Myth to Ecologywas published in a first edition by Taylor & Francis Books (Routledge) in 2005 asKenneth Burke on Myth: An Introduction.
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Library of Congress CataloginginPublication Data
Coupe, Laurence, 1950 Kenneth Burke on myth : an introduction I Laurence Coupe p. cm.  (Theorists of myth) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 0415936403 (alk. paper) 1. Burke, Kenneth, 1897Contributions in concept of myth. 2. Myth History20th century. I. Title. II. Theorists of myth
BL304.C67 2004 201 ‘.3’092dc22
ISBN Paperback: 9781602354555 ISBN Adobe eBook: 9781602354562
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Cover design by David Blakesley. Cover photograph: “Vernal Falls, Yosemite” by Matthew Blakesley Production editing by Meagan Blakesley. Parlor Press QR Code designed by Chelsie Messenger, Elizabeth Blasi, and Zachary Zweibon
Parlor Press, LLC is an independent publisher of scholarly and trade titles in print and multimedia formats. This book is available in paper, cloth and eBook formats from Parlor Press on the World Wide Web at http://www. parlorpress.com or through online and brickandmortar bookstores. For submission information or to find out about Parlor Press publications, write to Parlor Press, 3015 Brackenberry Drive, Anderson, South Carolina, 29621, or email editor@parlorpress.com.
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CONTENTS
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. Myth and Society
2. Myth and Literary Criticism
3. Myth and “Ritual Drama”
4. Myth and “Victimage”
5. Myth and Ecology
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
I am grateful to Robert Segal, wo commissioned te original book, and to David Blakesley, wo suggested tis paperback version and ten made it appen. Tanks are due also to Patrick Curry for is elpful comments on part of te manuscript. I am indebted, as ever, to my wife Margaret.
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