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Rhetoric

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  • Academic Advancement in Composition Studiesby Richard C. Gebhardt; Barbara Genelle Smith Gebhardt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This volume deals with a number of related issues that are becoming increasingly crucial for English studies during this time when most faculty in the field are assistant professors approaching tenure review or associate professors seeking promotion. These critical issues focus on: * The diversity of research and scholarly publication in composition... more...

  • Adaptive Rhetoricby Alex C. Parrish

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Rhetorical scholarship has for decades relied solely on culture to explain persuasive behavior. While this focus allows for deep explorations of historical circumstance, it neglects the powerful effects of biology on rhetorical behavior ? how our bodies and brains help shape and constrain rhetorical acts. Not only is the cultural model incomplete,... more...

  • After the Public Turnby Frank Farmer

    University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 20.95

    In After the Public Turn , author Frank Farmer argues that counterpublics and the people who make counterpublics??citizen bricoleurs??deserve a more prominent role in our scholarship and in our classrooms. Encouraging students to understand and consider resistant or oppositional discourse is a viable route toward mature participation as citizens... 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 Art of Rhetoricby Aristotle

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 1.99

    In The Art of Rhetoric , Aristotle demonstrates the purpose of rhetoricthe ability to convince people using your skill as a speaker rather than the validity or logic of your argumentsand outlines its many forms and techniques. Defining important philosophical terms like ethos, pathos, and logos, Aristotle establishes the earliest foundations of modern... more...

  • Authorship Contestedby Amy E. Robillard; Ron Fortune

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This volume explores a dimension of authorship not given its due in the critical discourse to this point?authorship contested. Much of the existing critical literature begins with a text and the proposition that the text has an author. The debates move from here to questions about who the author is, whether or not the author?s identity is even relevant,... more...

  • Battle Exhortationby Keith Yellin; Thomas W. Benson

    University of South Carolina Press 2013; US$ 20.99

    A commanding study of the motivational speech of military leaders across the centuries. more...

  • Chinese Discourses on Translationby Martha Cheung Pui Yiu

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    First Published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Classical Rhetoric and Its Christian and Secular Tradition from Ancient to Modern Timesby George A. Kennedy

    The University of North Carolina Press 2003; US$ 29.99

    Since its original publication by UNC Press in 1980, this book has provided thousands of students with a concise introduction and guide to the history of the classical tradition in rhetoric, the ancient but ever vital art of persuasion. Now, George Kennedy offers a thoroughly revised and updated edition of Classical Rhetoric and Its Christian and... more...

  • Classroom Discourse Analysisby Betsy Rymes

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    This second edition of Classroom Discourse Analysis continues to make techniques widely used in the field of discourse analysis accessible to a broad audience and illustrates their practical application in the study of classroom talk, ideal for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in discourse analysis, applied linguistics, and anthropology... more...