General Discussion about Kenneth Burke

Discuss KB's work and influence.

The Weaver Plagiarism Story

I am trying to substantiate the details surrounding Richard Weaver&;s plagiarism of Burke.  As I understand it, once while Burke gave a lecture, Weaver sat in the audience busily taking notes.  Within a year later, Weaver published some of Burke&;s ideas without giving him credit--I want to say the publication was The Ethics of Rhetoric, but he may have plagiarised in a journal article as well.  Burke supposedly complained

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