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Rhetoric

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  • 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... 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...

  • 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 2016; US$ 252.00

    For the first time, the Handbook of Language in Art Communication provides a systematic overview of the linguistic aspects of art communication, ranging from everyday art talk to the academic tradition of discourse on art, including art education, aesthetics, and art history. It covers exhibition practice and depictions of art communication in art... more...

  • Handbuch Politische Rhetorikby Armin Burkhardt

    De Gruyter Mouton 2016; US$ 280.00

    Das Handbuchgibt einenÜberblickzu Geschichte, epochalen Ausprägungen, traditionellen Gattungen bzw. Textsorten, charakteristischen Mitteln, medialen Formen sowie typischen Funktionen des politischen Redens. Darüber hinausbeinhalten die insgesamt 50 Artikelexemplarische Analysen zur Rhetorik bei wichtigen Autoren der Weltliteratur sowie internationale/interkulturelle... more...

  • Handbuch Gesprächsrhetorikby Ernest W.B. Hess-Lüttich

    De Gruyter Mouton 2016; US$ 280.00

    This work covers the full breadth of research on the rhetorical processes of social action for the purpose of communication. Unlike purely oratorical models of rhetoric, conversational rhetoric includes all modalities of mutual impact and problem solving in socio-communicative processes that employ linguistic signs. A focus is placed on the forms,... more...

  • Mansfield and Vietnamby Gregory A. Olson

    Michigan State University Press 1995; US$ 35.95

    Mansfield and Vietnam: A Study in Rhetorical Adaptation is the first major work to examine the role played by Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield, Democrat from Montana, in the formulation and execution of U.S. Vietnam policy. Drawing upon material from the Mansfield Papers, personal interviews, public speeches, and recently declassified documents,... more...

  • Angelina Grimkeby Stephen H. Browne

    Michigan State University Press 1999; US$ 22.35

    Abolitionist, women's rights activist, and social reformer, Angelina Grimké (1805-79) was among the first women in American history to seize the public stage in pursuit of radical social reform. "I will lift up my voice like a trumpet," she proclaimed, "and show this people their transgressions." And when she did lift her voice in public, on behalf... more...

  • Enemyshipby Jeremy Engles

    Michigan State University Press 2010; US$ 47.95

    The Declaration of Independence is usually celebrated as a radical document that inspired revolution in the English colonies, in France, and elsewhere. In Enemyship , however, Jeremy Engels views the Declaration as a rhetorical strategy that outlined wildly effective arguments justifying revolution against a colonial authority?and then threatened... more...

  • On the Frontier of Scienceby Leah Ceccarelli

    Michigan State University Press 2013; US$ 35.95

    ?The frontier of science? is a metaphor that has become ubiquitous in American rhetoric, from its first appearance in the public address of early twentieth-century American intellectuals and politicians who aligned a mythic national identity with scientific research, to its more recent use in scientists? arguments in favor of increased research funding.... more...