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Rhetoric

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  • The rhetoric of Pope John Paul IIby Joseph R. Blaney; Joseph P. Zompetti

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 39.99

    From the downfall of communism in Eastern Europe to his devotion to Mary to his championing of social justice and orthodox theology, this book examines Pope John Paul II's several moments of persuasive finesse as well as instances when his message could have been crafted more effectively. Written by Catholics, Protestants, Mormons, agnostics, and atheists,... more...

  • Knowledge and Self-Knowledge in Plato's Theaetetusby Tschemplik

    Lexington Books 2008; US$ 79.99

    Knowledge and Self-Knowledge in Plato's "Theaetetus" examines the dialogue in conversation with others, arriving at the conclusion that it is the absence of self-knowledge in the Theaetetus which leads to its closing impasse regarding knowledge. What Socrates accomplishes in the dialogue is to lead the mathematician Theaetetus to the recognition... more...

  • Critical Inquiryby Michael Boylan

    Westview Press 2009; US$ 19.99

    A succinct handbook on reading and responding critically to argumentative texts, suitable alike for courses in informal logic and the argumentative/persuasive essay.áá more...

  • Works of Cornelius Tacitusby Cornelius Tacitus

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 4.99

    This collection was designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. This collection offers lower price, the convenience of a one-time download, and it reduces the clutter in your digital library. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an... more...

  • The Miracle of Languageby Richard Lederer

    Pocket Books 2010; US$ 17.95

    Master verbalist Richard Lederer, America's "Wizard of Idiom" (Denver Post), presents a love letter to the most glorious of human achievements... Welcome to Richard Lederer's beguiling celebration of language -- of our ability to utter, write, and receive words. No purists need stop here. Mr. Lederer is no linguistic sheriff organizing posses... more...

  • Does the Writing Workshop Still Work?by Dianne Donnelly

    Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 39.95

    Explores the effectiveness of the workshop in the creative writing classroom, and looks beyond the question of whether or not the workshop works to address the issue of what an altered pedagogical model might look like. This title covers various theoretical and pedagogical topics and explores the inner workings and conflicts of the workshop model. more...

  • I Is an Otherby James Geary

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.99

    ?Sherlock Holmes could glance at a bowler hat and tell that its owner's wife had ceased to love him. In this brilliant book about metaphor James Geary is no less astonishing, as he deciphers the subtle implications embedded in advertising slogans, familiar slang and government double-talk?. You'll scarf down every page of I Is an Other and then ask... more...

  • Shaping Mindsby Guy Ramsay

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 135.00

    Mental illness is an increasing concern of government health services across the globe. It is timely, therefore, that community education about mental illness is subject to discourse analysis. Shaping Minds explores how the psychoeducational message is presented to Chinese-speaking audiences in China, Taiwan and Australia. The book uniquely examines... more...

  • Thou and You in Early Modern English Dialoguesby Terry Walker

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00

    This book is a corpus-based study examining thou and you in three speech-related genres from 1560?1760, a crucial period in the history of second person singular pronouns, spanning the time from when you became dominant to when thou became all but obsolete. The study embraces the fields of corpus linguistics, historical pragmatics, and historical... more...

  • Signergyby C. Jac Conradie; RonÚl Johl; Marthinus Beukes; Olga Fischer; Christina Ljungberg

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 158.00

    The title of this volume strives to capture the dynamic scope and range of the essays it contains, applying insights into the workings of iconicity to texts as far removed from each other in time as the Medieval tale of a bishop-fish and the war-poems of 20 th century Italian Futurist F.T. Marinetti, and as thematically diverse as the Pilgrim?s... more...