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Rhetoric

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  • 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$ 20.99

    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: Formative Assessment in the Writing Workshop  provides practical suggestions for teachers of writing. This book offers no ?easy? solutions, because assessing writing... more...

  • The Student's Writing Guide for the Arts and Social Sciencesby Gordon Taylor

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 19.00

    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$ 196.00

    Current Trends in Narratology offers an overview of cutting-edge approaches to theories of storytelling. The introduction details how new emphases on cognitive processing, non-prose and multimedia narratives, and interdisciplinary approaches to narratology have altered how narration, narrative, and narrativity are understood. The volume... 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...

  • Watching My Language:by William Safire

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 27.50

    America's most entertaining language maven is back with more words to live by in his latest exploration of hot catchphrases, syntactical controversies, and other matters of national linguistic importance. Before you scratch that seven-year-itch, you might want to know where it came from. And before someone blurts, "You just don't get it,"  perhaps... more...

  • Thank You For Arguing, Revised and Updated Editionby Jay Heinrichs

    Crown/Archetype 2013; US$ 16.00

    For when you really have to get your point across?             *Expanded and Revised: Including new chapters on leadership, Obama?s oratorical mastery, the pitfalls of apologies?and an ?Argument Lab? section to put your new skills to the test.*   Thank You for Arguing is your master class in the art of persuasion, taught by professors ranging from... more...

  • Governing Codesby Karrin Vasby Anderson; Kristina Horn Sheeler

    Lexington Books 2005; US$ 37.99

    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...

  • Neurorhetoricsby Jordynn Jack

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    In academia, as well as in popular culture, the prefix "neuro-" now occurs with startling frequency. Scholars now publish research in the fields of neuroeconomics, neurophilosophy, neuromarketing, neuropolitics, and neuroeducation. Consumers are targeted with enhanced products and services, such as brain-based training exercises, and babies are kept... more...