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Rhetoric

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  • Rhetoricby Richard Toye

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    Rhetoric is often seen as a synonym for shallow, deceptive language, and therefore as something negative. But if we view rhetoric in more neutral terms, as the 'art of persuasion', it is clear that we are all forced to engage with it at some level, if only because we are constantly exposed to the rhetoric of others. In this Very Short Introduction,... more...

  • Verbal Judo, Second Editionby PhD George J. Thompson

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 12.99

    "When you react, the event controls you. When you respond, you're in control." Verbal Judo is the classic guide to the martial art of the mind and mouth that can help you defuse confrontations and generate cooperation, whether you're talking to a boss, a spouse, or even a teenager. For more than a generation, Dr. George J. Thompson's essential... more...

  • A Workbook for Argumentsby David Morrow; Anthony Weston

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 22.95

    This book builds on Anthony Weston's "Rulebook for Arguments" to offer a complete textbook for a course in critical thinking or informal logic. The workbook contains the entire text of the fourth edition of the "Rulebook", while supplementing this core text with extensive further explanations and exercises: homework exercises adapted from a wide range... more...

  • A Rulebook for Argumentsby Anthony Weston

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2008; US$ 8.95

    A Rulebook for Arguments is a succinct introduction to the art of writing and assessing arguments, organized around specific rules, each illustrated and explained soundly but briefly. This widely popular primer?translated into eight languages?remains the first choice in all disciplines for writers who seek straightforward guidance about how to assess... more...

  • Public Speaking Basicsby Michael A. Griffin

    UPA 2015; US$ 29.99

    Michael A. Griffin, EdD, is associate professor of communications at the University of Guam where he has instructed communication courses since 1988. He has taught college-level public speaking for twenty-five years, including at several colleges in the San Francisco area. He has judged high school speaking contests for over twenty years. He is... more...

  • Speak Up with Confidenceby Jack Valenti

    Hyperion 2009; US$ 9.99

    Public speaking is one of the most intimidating and important aspects of many jobs. As a one-time speechwriter for President Johnson, and in his position as president of the Motion Picture Association of America, Jack Valenti wrote and delivered speeches in all kinds of settings. Originally published in 1982,  Speak Up with Confidence  is... more...

  • Speak Up with Confidenceby Jack Valenti

    Hachette Books 2009; Not Available

    Public speaking is one of the most intimidating and important aspects of many jobs. As a one-time speechwriter for President Johnson, and in his current position as president of the Motion Picture Association of America, Jack Valenti has written and delivered speeches in all kinds of settings. Originally published in 1982, Speak Up with Confidence... more...

  • Handbuch Sprache in der Kunstkommunikationby Marcus Müller; Heiko Hausendorf

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 252.00

    Das Handbuch Sprache in der Kunstkommunikation bietet erstmals einen systematischen Überblick über die sprachlichen Aspekte der Kunstkommunikation, die vom alltäglichen Reden über Kunst bis zur Tradition des gelehrten Kunstgesprächs, von der Kunstvermittlung bis zur Kunstwissenschaft und -geschichte, von der Ausstellungspraxis bis zur Thematisierung... more...

  • Handbuch Sprache in der Kunstkommunikationby Heiko Hausendorf; Marcus Müller

    De Gruyter Mouton 2016; US$ 252.00

    Das Handbuch Sprache in der Kunstkommunikation bietet erstmals einen systematischen Überblick über die sprachlichen Aspekte der Kunstkommunikation, die vom alltäglichen Reden über Kunst bis zur Tradition des gelehrten Kunstgesprächs, von der Kunstvermittlung bis zur Kunstwissenschaft und -geschichte, von der Ausstellungspraxis bis zur Thematisierung... more...

  • Handbuch Literarische Rhetorikby Rüdiger Zymner

    De Gruyter Mouton 2015; US$ 280.00

    ?Literarische Rhetorik? ist eine literaturwissenschaftliche Umgangsform mit Literatur und Literaturgeschichte unter Einbeziehung des Systems der Rhetorik. Das Handbuch bietet Einblicke in Problem- und Arbeitsbereiche der Literarischen Rhetorik und erfasst dabei einen Zentralbereich moderner Rhetorikforschung. more...