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Rhetoric

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  • Coherence, Continuity, and Cohesionby Kim Sydow Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 23.95

    There is a need for general theoretical principles describing/explaining effective design -- those which demonstrate "unity" and enhance comprehension and usability. Theories of cohesion from linguistics and of comprehension in psychology are likely sources of such general principles. Unfortunately, linguistic approaches to discourse unity have focused... more...

  • Composing Social Identity in Written Languageby Donald L. Rubin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    This volume constitutes a unique contribution to the literature on literacy and culture in several respects. It links together aspects of social variation that have not often been thus juxtaposed: ethnicity/nationality, gender, and participant role relations. The unifying theme of this collection of papers is that all of these factors are aspects 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...

  • Creating Conservatismby Michael J. Lee

    Michigan State University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    Creating Conservatism charts the vital role of canonical post?World War II (1945?1964) books in generating, guiding, and sustaining conservatism as a political force in the United States. Dedicated conservatives have argued for decades that the conservative movement was a product of print, rather than a march, a protest, or a pivotal moment of persecution.... more...

  • Current Trends in Narratologyby Greta Olson

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00

    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...

  • Dictionary of Jargon (Routledge Revivals)by Jonathon Green

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    First published in 1987, the Dictionary of Jargon expands on its predecessor Newspeak ( Routledge Revivals , 2014) as an authoritative reference guide to specialist occupational slang, or jargon. Containing around 21, 000 entries, the dictionary encompasses a truly eclectic range of fields and includes extensive coverage of both British and U.S.... 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...

  • Double-Consciousness and the Rhetoric of Barack Obamaby Robert E. Terrill

    University of South Carolina Press 2015; US$ 38.99

    An examination of President Obama?s oratory as a reflection of the African American experience more...

  • The Effects of Personal Involvement in Narrative Discourseby Max Louwerse; Don Kuiken

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Over the last several decades, the study of discourse processes has moved from the complementary efforts characteristic of multidisciplinary research, to the explicitly integrative focus of interdisciplinary research. Some organizations have supported the methodological and conceptual merger of areas like literary studies, psychology, linguistics,... more...

  • Executing Democracyby Stephen John Hartnett

    Michigan State University Press 2010; US$ 47.95

    Executing Democracy: Capital Punishment & the Making of America, 1683-1807 is the first volume of a rhetorical history of public debates about crime, violence, and capital punishment in America. This examination begins in 1683, when William Penn first struggled to govern the rowdy indentured servants of Philadelphia, and continues up until 1807,... more...