Tag: Language

Major Works

  • Confessions (389)

    - Confessions. Trans. Henry Chadwick. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.
    Excerpt: “Among such as these, in that unstable period of my life, I studied the books of eloquence, for it was in eloquence that I was eager to be eminent, though from a reprehensible and vainglorious motive, and a delight in human vanity. In the… More

Commentary

  • Augustine’s Prayerful Ascent: An Essay on the Literary Form of the Confessions

    - McMahon, Robert. Augustine’s Prayerful Ascent: An Essay on the Literary Form of the Confessions. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1989.  
  • Language in the Confessions of Augustine

    - Burton, Phillip. Language in the Confessions of Augustine. New York: Oxford University Press,   2007.  
    From the Publisher: “Philip Burton explores Augustine’s treatment of language in his Confessions – a major work of Western philosophy and literature, with continuing intellectual importance. One of Augustine’s key concerns is the… More