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Rhetoric

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  • 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$ 14.85

    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...

  • A Feminist Legacyby Suzanne Bordelon

    Southern Illinois University Press 2009; US$ 25.00

    The first book-length investigation of a pioneering English professor and theorist at Vassar College, A Feminist Legacy:  The Rhetoric and Pedagogy of Gertrude Buck explores Buck?s contribution to the fields of education and rhetoric during the Progressive Era. By contextualizing Buck?s academic and theoretical work within the rise of women?s... more...

  • Ecospeakby M. Jimmie Killingsworth; Jacqueline S. Palmer

    Southern Illinois University Press 2012; US$ 35.00

    800x600 Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 In this book, M. Jimmie Killingsworth and Jacqueline S. Palmer have a twofold purpose: to analyze the patterns of rhetoric used in written discourse about environmental politics and to make a practical contribution to the art of rhetorical criticism through the study... more...

  • Health and the Rhetoric of Medicineby Judy Z. Segal

    Southern Illinois University Press 2008; US$ 38.00

    Assessing rhetorical principles of contemporary health issues Hypochondriacs are vulnerable to media hype, anorexics are susceptible to public scrutiny, and mi­graine sufferers are tainted with the history of the ?migraine personality,? maintains rhetorical theorist Judy Z. Segal. All are influenced by the power of per­suasion.   ... more...

  • Vote and Voiceby Wendy B Sharer

    Southern Illinois University Press 2007; US$ 35.00

    Wendy B. Sharer explores the rhetorical and pedagogical practices through which two prominent postsuffrage organizations?the League of Women Voters and the Women?s International League for Peace and Freedom?challenged the conventions of male-dominated political discourse and trained women as powerful rhetors.   Vote and Voice is the first... more...

  • Landmark Essays on Writing Centersby Christina Murphy; Joe Law

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This collection introduces the reader to the ideas that have shaped writing center theory and practice. The essays have been selected not only for the insight they offer into issues but also for their contributions to writing center scholarship. These papers help to chart the legitimation of writing centers by providing both a history and an examination... more...

  • Coherence, Continuity, and Cohesionby Kim Sydow Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 23.95

    First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Imagining the Cosmopolitan in Public and Professional Writingby Anne Surma

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    In this important book, Surma combines threads from ethical, political, communications, sociological, feminist and discourse theories to explore the impact of writing in a range of contexts and illustrate the ways in which it can strengthen social connections. more...

  • Reclaiming Queerby Erin J. Rand

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 44.95

    Reclaiming Queer is an examination of the rhetorical linkage of queer theory in the academy with street-level queer activism in the 1980s and early 1990s. The late 1980s and early 1990s were a defining historical moment for both queer activism and queer theory in the United States. LGBT communities, confronted with the alarming violence and homophobia... more...