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  • Starting from Scratchby Rita Mae Brown

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 19.00

    From the best-selling author of   Rubyfruit Jungle and   Bingo , here is a writers' manual as provocative,  frank, and funny as her fiction. Unlike most  writers' guides, this one had as much to do with how  writers live as with mastering the tools of their  trade. Rita Mae Brown begins with a very personal  account of her own career, from her days... more...

  • Engaging Ideasby John C. Bean; Maryellen Weimer

    Wiley 2011; US$ 42.00

    Learn to design interest-provoking writing and critical thinking activities and incorporate them into your courses in a way that encourages inquiry, exploration, discussion, and debate, with Engaging Ideas, a practical nuts-and-bolts guide for teachers from any discipline. Integrating critical thinking with writing-across-the-curriculum approaches,... more...

  • Einführung in die Konversationsanalyseby Peter Auer; Angelika Bauer; Karin Birkner; Helga Kotthoff

    De Gruyter Mouton 2015; US$ 700.00

    This volume introduces students to the subject matter, methods and findings of conversation analysis. Conversation analysis deals with all situations of every-day communication. This book provides a basis for all BA-/MA study programmes in which the methods of conversation analysis have a role to play, e.g. linguistics, sociology, psychology, communication... more...

  • Better Writingby Travis J. Koll

    R&L Education 2012; US$ 18.99

    Using casual language and a straightforward approach, Better Writing: Beyond Periods and Commas provides students with an easy-to-read and effective guide for developing their writing skills. more...

  • How to Write a Sentenceby Stanley Fish

    HarperCollins 2011; Not Available

    ?Like a long periodic sentence, this book rumbles along, gathers steam, shifts gears, and packs a wallop.?  ?Roy Blount Jr.   ?Language lovers will flock to this homage to great writing.? ? Booklist Outspoken New York Times columnist Stanley Fish offers an entertaining, erudite analysis of language and rhetoric in this delightful celebration... more...

  • I Never Metaphor I Didn't Likeby Mardy Grothe

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    The murals in restaurants are on a par with the food in museums. America is an enormous frosted cupcake in the middle of millions of starving people. Critics are like pigs at the pastry cart. Describing something by relating it to another thing is the essence of metaphorical thought. It is one of the oldest activities of humankind?and one of... more...

  • Feminist Rhetorical Resilienceby Elizabeth A Flynn; Patricia Sotirin; Ann Brady

    Utah State University Press 2012; US$ 25.95

    Although it is well known in other fields, the concept of ?resilience? has not been addressed explicitly by feminist rhetoricians. This collection develops it in readings of rhetorical situations across a range of social contexts and national cultures. Contributors demonstrate that resilience offers an important new conceptual frame for feminist... more...

  • Analysing Fascist Discourseby Ruth Wodak; John E. Richardson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    This book focuses primarily on continuities and discontinuities of fascist politics as manifested in discourses of post-war European countries. Many traumatic pasts in Europe are linked to the experience of fascist and national-socialist regimes in the 20th century and to related colonial and imperialist expansionist politics. And yet we are again... more...

  • Simple Welcome Speeches (Pocket Pulpit Library)by Amy Bolding

    Baker Publishing Group 2013; US$ 6.99

    For anyone asked to "give a few words of welcome" to a speaker or honored guest, this little book comes to the rescue. Also included are words of appreciation and thanks, replies to introductions, and other useful "words." more...

  • Everyday Talk, Second Editionby Karen Tracy; Jessica S. Robles

    Guilford Publications 2013; US$ 40.00

    This engaging text explores how everyday talk--the ordinary kinds of communicating that people do in schools, workplaces, and among family and friends--expresses who we are and who we want to be. The authors interweave rhetorical and cultural perspectives on the "little stuff" of conversation what we say and how we say it, the terms used to refer to... more...