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Rhetoric

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  • The Art of Rhetoricby Aristotle

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 1.99

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

  • Corporate Argumentation in Takeover Bidsby Rudi Palmieri

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This volume systematically investigates the role of argumentation in takeover bids. The announcement of these financial proposals triggers an argumentative situation, in which both the economic desirability and the social acceptability of the deal become argumentative issues for different classes of stakeholders (shareholders, employees, customers,... more...

  • Die Verantwortung eines Schriftstellersby Bernd M Kraske; Horst R Flachsmeier; Hanns Th Flemming; Surya Bose; J Lompo Diaboado; Hilde Kotsch; Helmut Schmidt; B F Dolbin

    Traugott Bautz 1988; US$ 3.24

    Aus Anlaß des 75. Geburtstages von Rolf Italiaander (20.2.88) wurden mehrere Referate formuliert und teils auch im Schloß Reinbek, gegenüber dem Museum Rade, vorgetragen. Sie befassen sich mit dem Schriftsteller, Kunstsammler und Kunsterzieher, mit dem Weltbürger und mit dem militanten Humanisten, sie bleiben aber Fragmente, berücksichtigt man sein... more...

  • Rhetorical Exposuresby Christopher Carter

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 44.95

    Documentary photography aims to capture the material reality of life. In Rhetorical Exposures , Christopher Carter demonstrates how the creation and display of documentary photographs?often now called ?imagetexts??both invite analysis and raise persistent questions about the political and social causes for the bleak scenes of poverty and distress... more...

  • Slayer Slang: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Lexiconby Michael Adams

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 18.99

    In its seven years on television, Buffy the Vampire Slayer earned critical acclaim and a massive cult following among teen viewers. One of the most distinguishing features of the show is the innovative way its writers play with language--fabricating new words, morphing existing ones, and throwing usage on its head. The result has been a strikingly... more...

  • Rereading Appalachiaby Sara Webb-Sunderhaus; Kim Donehower

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 50.00

    Appalachia faces overwhelming challenges that plague many rural areas across the country, including poorly funded schools, stagnant economic development, corrupt political systems, poverty, and drug abuse. Its citizens, in turn, have often been the target of unkind characterizations depicting them as illiterate or backward. Despite entrenched social... more...

  • Networking Argumentsby Rebecca Dingo

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2012; US$ 25.95

    Networking Arguments presents an original study on the use and misuse of global institutional rhetoric and the effects of these practices on women, particularly in developing countries. Using a feminist lens, Rebecca Dingo views the complex networks that rhetoric flows through, globally and nationally, and how it?s often reconfigured to work both... more...

  • Pedagogies of Public Memoryby Jane Greer; Laurie Grobman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 150.00

    Pedagogies of Public Memory explores opportunities for writing and rhetorical education at museums, archives, and memorials. Readers will follow students working and writing at well-known sites of international interest (e.g., the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum), at local sites (e.g.,... more...

  • Authorship Contestedby Amy E. Robillard; Ron Fortune

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 150.00

    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...

  • Writing from Start to Finishby Kate Grenville

    Allen & Unwin 2001; US$ 22.68

    A new handbook to help beginners kickstart their writing by prize-winning author and long-time writing teacher, Kate Grenville. more...