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A History of a Declining Art

Conversation( )
Author: Miller, Stephen
Publication Date:Jun 2007
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $34.00
Book Description:

The story of the rise and fall of the art of conversation in Western civilization Essayist Stephen Miller pursues a lifelong interest in conversation by taking an historical and philosophical view of the subject. He chronicles the art of conversation in Western civilization from its beginnings in ancient Greece to its apex in eighteenth-century Britain to its current endangered state in America. As Harry G. Frankfurt brought wide attention to the art of bullshit in...
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Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Communication Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):0.55 x 0.835 x 0.082 Inches
Book Weight:0.95 Pounds

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