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  • Handbuch Sprache in der Kunstkommunikationby Heiko Hausendorf; Marcus Müller

    De Gruyter Mouton 2016; 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 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 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...

  • 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...

  • Writing against Racial Injuryby Haivan V. Hoang

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Writing against Racial Injury recalls the story of Asian American student rhetoric at the site of language and literacy education in post-1960s California.  What emerged in the Asian American movement was a recurrent theme in U.S. history: conflicts over language and literacy difference masked wider racial tensions.  Bringing together... 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...

  • Visions of Povertyby Robert Asen

    Michigan State University Press 2001; US$ 19.95

    Images of poverty shape the debate surrounding it. In 1996, then President Bill Clinton signed welfare reform legislation repealing the principal federal program providing monetary assistance to poor families, Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). With the president's signature this originally non-controversial program became the only title... more...