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Rhetoric

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  • Sin and Syntaxby Constance Hale

    Crown Publishing Group 2001; US$ 14.95

    Today?s writers need more spunk than Strunk: whether it's the Great American e-mail, Madison Avenue advertising, or Grammy Award-winning rap lyrics, memorable writing must jump off the page. Copy veteran Constance Hale is on a mission to make creative communication, both the lyrical and the unlawful, an option for everyone. With its crisp, witty tone,... 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 Student's Writing Guide for the Arts and Social Sciencesby Gordon Taylor

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 17.00

    This book is designed to help students with the problems they face in their academic writing. more...

  • Current Trends in Narratologyby Greta Olson

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00

    Current Trends in Narratology offers an overview of cutting-edge approaches to theories of storytelling. It describes the move to cognition, the new emphasis on non-prose and multimedia narratives, and introduces a third field of research ? comparative narratology. This research addresses how local institutions and national approaches have affected... 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...

  • 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...