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  • Handbuch Juristische Rhetorikby Katharina Gräfin Schlieffen

    De Gruyter Mouton 2015; US$ 280.00

    Lange hat die Rechtsbetrachtung die rhetorische Perspektive ausgeblendet. Neuere Untersuchungen zeigen, dass die Rhetorik seit der Antike die Rechtslehre und -findung formiert. Rhetorische Muster bestimmen nicht nur die juristische Ausbildung, Texterstellung, Argumentation und den Vortrag, sondern auch die Methode und Idee des Rechtsstreits. Das Handbuch... more...

  • Narrative Beginningsby Brian Richardson

    University of Nebraska Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    George Eliot wrote that “man cannot do without the make-believe of a beginning.” Beginnings, it turns out, can be quite unusual, complex, and deceptive. The first major volume to focus on this critical but neglected topic, this collection brings together theoretical studies and critical analyses of beginnings in a wide range of narrative... more...

  • Traditions of Writing Researchby CHARLES BAZERMAN; Robert Krut; KAREN LUNSFORD; Susan McLeod; Suzie Null; Paul Rogers; Amanda Stansell

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 56.95

    Traditions of Writing Research  reflects the different styles of work offered at the Writing Research Across Borders conference. Organized by Charles Bazerman, one of the pre-eminent scholars in writing studies, the conference facilitated an unprecedented gathering of writing researchers. Representing the best of the works presented, this collection... more...

  • What Student Writing Teaches Usby Mark Overmeyer

    Stenhouse Publishers 2009; US$ 15.75

    The earlier that teachers think about instruction, and the sooner that students self-assess their progress, the better the final writing product will be. What Student Writing Teaches Us provides practical suggestions for teachers of writing. This book offers no ?easy? solutions, because assessing writing is not an easy endeavor. Every suggestion in... more...

  • The Art of Dialectic between Dialogue and Rhetoricby Marta Spranzi

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 158.00

    This book reconstructs the tradition of dialectic from Aristotle's Topics , its founding text, up to its "renaissance" in 16th century Italy, and focuses on the role of dialectic in the production of knowledge. Aristotle defines dialectic as a structured exchange of questions and answers and thus links it to dialogue and disputation, while Cicero... more...

  • The Miracle of Languageby Richard Lederer

    Pocket Books 2010; Not Available

    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...

  • I Is an Otherby James Geary

    HarperCollins 2011; Not Available

    ?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...

  • 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...

  • Brilliant Academic Writingby Bill Kirton

    Pearson Education Limited 2012; US$ 15.15

    An accessible, attractive guide to the most important academic writing skills a student needs to write successfully for any purpose on any course, whether it be essays, assignments, reports, reflective writing, exam questions, research reports, literature reviews - any type of academic writing, on any course. This book will give the reader a sound... more...

  • Governing Codesby Karrin Vasby Anderson; Kristina Horn Sheeler

    Lexington Books 2005; US$ 36.99

    Governing Codes examines the political identity of four contemporary U.S. political figures_Democrats Ann Richards and Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republicans Christine Todd Whitman and Elizabeth Dole_illustrating how metaphor plays a central role in the construction of public identity in U.S. politics. Anderson and Sheeler analyze how familiar narratives... more...