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- University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 59.95
A fascinating addition to rhetoric scholarship, Rhetoric, Through Everyday Things expands the scope of rhetorical situations beyond the familiar humanist triad of speaker-audience-purpose to an inclusive study of inanimate objects. The fifteen essays in Rhetoric, Through Everyday Things persuasively overturn the stubborn assumption that... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 19.00
This book is designed to help students with the problems they face in their academic writing. more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 147.97
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... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Lexington Books 2005; US$ 39.99
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...
- 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...