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Gracián, wit, and the Baroque Age /
Arturo Zárate Ruiz.
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New York : P. Lang, c1996.
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xii, 461 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0820426881
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New York : P. Lang, c1996.
isbn
0820426881
catalogue key
2688549
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [427]-444).
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Table of Contents
Preface
Introductionp. 1
The Age of Witp. 7
Spain, the Baroque, and the Jesuitsp. 9
Cultural Practicesp. 21
Theoretical Problemsp. 39
Classical Rhetoric and Witp. 59
The Theorizing Climaxp. 77
The Age of Reasonp. 113
A Rhetoric for Witsp. 123
Gracian's Life, Works, and "Rhetoric"p. 125
The Rhetorp. 145
Defining Witp. 181
Artistic Witp. 215
Judgmentp. 287
Eruditionp. 321
The Eloquence of Witsp. 325
The Embarrassment of Witsp. 327
Wit and Criticismp. 365
The Realm of Witp. 407
Bibliographyp. 427
Indexp. 445
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