Cowley, Malcolm
September 1953
New Republic;9/14/53, Vol. 129 Issue 7, p16
The article focuses on the book Counter-Statement, by Kenneth Burke. A small press in Los Altos, California, is republishing Kenneth Burke's early books and has started with Counter-Statement, which was his first collection of critical writing. The author of this article doubt that there is an American author of whose out-of-print books offer more reasons for putting them back on display. Moreover, the right beginning has been made, since Counter-Statement introduces many of the ideas that would be developed in Burke's later writing. In Counter-Statement, Burke has contributed widely to language research by helping to reveal the hidden complexities of the language.


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