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- The University of North Carolina Press 2003; US$ 29.99
Since its original publication by UNC Press in 1980, this book has provided thousands of students with a concise introduction and guide to the history of the classical tradition in rhetoric, the ancient but ever vital art of persuasion. Now, George Kennedy offers a thoroughly revised and updated edition of Classical Rhetoric and Its Christian and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
This volume takes up rhetorical approaches to our primarily linguistic understanding of how names work, considering how theories of materiality in rhetoric enrich conceptions of the name as word or symbol and help explain the processes of name bestowal, accumulation, loss, and theft. Contributors theorize the formation, modification, and recontexualization... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2016; US$ 12.99
Great speakers aren't just born; they prepare and they practice. THE ELEMENTS OF GREAT PUBLIC SPEAKING takes the fear out of taking the podium, distilling essential techniques and tricks for just about any speaking occasion. Experienced businesspeople, nervous students, best men, and eulogists alike can benefit from the author's simple, direct, and... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2016; US$ 16.95
"Contrary to the old adage about finding new names for old things, Writing Online: Rhetoric for the Digital Age gives new life and new meaning to old names. The book and its companion website transform ancient rhetoric as a process of oral composition?invention, arrangement, memory, style, and delivery?into a digital rhetoric, a dynamic process of... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 37.99
In Scientists as Prophets , Lynda Walsh argues that our science advisors manufacture certainty for us in the face of the unknown. Through a series of cases reaching from the Delphic oracle to seventeenth-century London to Climategate, Walsh elucidates many of the problems with our current science-advising system. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.95
Critical Reading and Writing in the Digital Age is a fully introductory, interactive textbook that explores the power relations at work in and behind the texts we encounter in our everyday lives. Using examples from numerous genres ? such as fiction, poetry, advertisements and newspapers ? this textbook examines the language choices a writer must... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00
Advances in Critical Discourse Studies collects ground-breaking scholarship and cutting-edge research which reflects significant shifts in Critical Discourse Studies, exploring the field from theoretical, analytic and methodological perspectives. Innovative chapters analyse a diverse range of discourses including journalism, mass media, political... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 34.95
In Laying Claim: African American Cultural Memory and Southern Identity , Patricia Davis identifies the Civil War as the central narrative around which official depictions of southern culture have been defined. Because that narrative largely excluded African American points of view, the resulting southern identity was monolithically white. Davis... more...