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Character and style in English politics

J. H. Grainger

Character and style in English politics

by J. H. Grainger

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Published by CambridgeUniversity Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gt. Brit -- Politics and government.

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    StatementJ.H. Grainger.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii,291p. ;
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22609351M
    ISBN 100521073502

    The book demonstrates the concomitant decline of discourse and democracy and brings a new slant to analyses of racism, classism and xenophobia in its attention to the inequalities of power bound up in the English language, writes Sarah Burton. Political English: Language and the Decay of Politics. Thomas Docherty. London. Bloomsbury. A reference to a statement, person,place,event, or a thing that is known from literature,history,religion,myth,politics,sports,science or the arts Authors purpose The author's purpose is the main reason or reasons why an author writes about a particular topic.

      Internet Archive Language English. of the fundamental texts of Western political thought combines strict fidelity to Aristotle's Greek with a contemporary English prose style. Lord's intention throughout is to retain Aristotle's distinctive style. events of his time and then discusses the problematic character and history of Aristotle's Pages: character meaning: 1. the particular combination of qualities in a person or place that makes them different from. Learn more.

    character: [noun] one of the attributes (see 1attribute 1) or features that make up and distinguish an individual. the aggregate of distinctive qualities characteristic of a breed, strain, or type. the detectable expression of the action of a gene or group of genes. the complex of mental and ethical traits marking and often individualizing a. The Fourth Book of Aristotle’s Politics does not furnish many new ideas. The most original of them is the middle state, which will be discussed more at length in a separate Essay (vol. ii). The book contains some excellent remarks, and some things hard to be understood.


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3 and 4, ; vols. 5 and 6, ; vols. 7 Author: Laurence Sterne. Form and content. Aristotle's work on aesthetics consists of the Poetics, Politics (Bk VIII) and Rhetoric. The Poetics is specifically concerned with some point, Aristotle's original work was divided in two, each "book" written on a separate roll of papyrus.

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This new translation of one of the fundamental texts of Western political thought combines strict fidelity to Aristotle's Greek with a contemporary English prose style. Lord's intention throughout is to retain Aristotle's distinctive style. The accompanying notes provide literary and historical references, call attention to textual problems, and supply other essential information and.

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