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- Utah State University Press 2006; US$ 17.95
In his autobiography, My Many Selves, Wayne C. Booth is less concerned with his professional achievements---though the book by no means ignores his distinguished career---than with the personal vision that emerges from a long life lived thoughtfully. For Booth, even the autobiographical process becomes part of a quest to harmonize the diverse,... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 37.95 US$ 32.89
In this manifesto, distinguished critic Wayne Booth claims that communication in every corner of life can be improved if we study rhetoric closely. Written by Wayne Booth, author of the seminal book, The Rhetoric of Fiction (1961). Explores the consequences of bad rhetoric in education, in politics, and in the media. Investigates... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 17.50
For the Love of It is a story not only of one intimate struggle between a man and his cello, but also of the larger struggle between a society obsessed with success and individuals who choose challenging hobbies that yield no payoff except the love of it. "If, in truth, Booth is an amateur player now in his fifth decade of amateuring, he is certainly... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 22.50
The Knowledge Most Worth Having represents the essence of education at the University of Chicago?faculty and students grappling with key intellectual questions that span the humanities, while still acknowledging the need to acquire a depth of knowledge in one?s chosen field. The papers collected here were delivered during an often-heated conference... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 17.00
With more than 400,000 copies now in print, The Craft of Research is the unrivaled resource for researchers at every level, from first-year undergraduates to research reporters at corporations and government offices. Seasoned researchers and educators Gregory G. Colomb and Joseph M. Williams present an updated third edition of their classic... more...
- Aarhus University Press 2004; US$ 19.88
Narratologi er teorien om fortællinger. Forstået i snæver forstand hænger narratologi sammen med den franske strukturalisme og med studiet af litterære teksters forløb, struktur og udsigelse. I dag anvendes narratologi som samlebetegnelse for et bredere felt af erkendelsesinteresser, der arbejder videre med de spørgsmål, som strukturalismens narratologer... more...
- Sheed & Ward 2005; US$ 49.99
Do the rich descriptions and narrative shapings of literature provide a valuable resource for readers, writers, philosophers, and everyday people to imagine and confront the ultimate questions of life? Do the human activities of storytelling and complex moral decision-making have a deep connection? What are the moral responsibilities of the artist,... more...