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Governing the Tongue The Politics of Speech in Early New England by Jane Kamensky

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages304
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Open LibraryOL7388903M
ISBN 100195130901
ISBN 109780195130904

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  Governing the Tongue: The Politics of Speech in Early New England by Jane Kamensky. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “Governing the Tongue: The Politics of Speech in Early New England” as Want to Read: Want to Read. saving/5(16).   On the one hand, poets seek to govern the tongue by giving their lyrics a structure and often a didactic sense, but Heaney argues that it is ultimately more important that the tongue be allowed to The title phrase has two meanings which together capture his vision of the interplay between the sound and the sense of poetry/5.   In his remarkably idealistic new book, ''The Government of the Tongue,'' Mr. Heaney finds a kind of comet in Eastern European poets, whose literary ''witness to history'' and ''unblindable stare. Governing the Tongue by Charles Grandison Finney President of Oberlin College from "The Oberlin Evangelist" Publication of Oberlin College Lecture II Janu Public Domain Text Reformatted by Katie Stewart. TextJames "If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue.

The necessity of governing the tongue should be constantly inculcated in every family. Observance of this rule is indispensable to the life and power of family religion. The indispensable necessity of governing the tongue, should be urged in common schools, and in all places where children and youth are associated together. Buy Governing the Tongue: The Politics of Speech in Early New England New Ed by Kamensky, Jane (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(2). TONGUE DIAGNOSIS Introduction Tongue is generally known as the organ of taste. It also helps to articulate speech. The secondary functions of the tongue are to help swallowing and chewing the food. Tongue is made up of many muscles. The upper surface File Size: KB. The tongue also is a fire, a world of evil among the parts of the body. It corrupts the whole body, sets the whole course of one's life on fire, and is itself set on fire by hell. New Living Translation And among all the parts of the body, the tongue is a flame of fire. It is a whole world of .

THE GOVERNMENT OF THE TONGUE. Seamus Heaney’s second book of prose, published in , is a collection of critical essays scrutinising the work of several poets, Irish and . Governing the Tongue explains why the spoken word assumed such importance in the culture of early New England. In a work that is at once historical, socio-cultural, and linguistic, Jane Kamensky explores the little-known words of unsung individuals, and reconsiders such famous Puritan events as the banishment of Anne Hutchinson and the Salem witch trials, to expose the ever-present fear of what . Governing the Tongue The Politics of Speech in Early New England Jane Kamensky. Colonial New Englanders would have found our modern notions of free speech very strange indeed. Children today shrug off harsh words by chanting "sticks and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me," but in the seventeenth century people felt differently. In his volume of critical essays The Government of the Tongue, Seamus Heaney scrutinizes the poetry of many masterful hout the collection, Heaney's gifts as a wise and genial reader are exercised with characteristic exactness, and we are reminded, above all, of the essentially gratifying nature of poetry by: