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Rhetoric

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  • I Never Metaphor I Didn't Likeby Mardy Grothe

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    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...

  • Activism and Rhetoricby Seth Kahn; JongHwa Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 47.95

    This volume examines the role of rhetoric in today?s culture of democratic activism. In presenting a variety of political and rhetorical struggles in their specific contexts, editors Seth Kahn and JongHwa Lee allow contributors to reflect on and elaborate possibilities for both activist approaches to rhetorical studies, and rhetorical approaches to... 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... 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...

  • Fundable Knowledgeby A.D. Van Nostrand

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Psychology of Written Compositionby Carl Bereiter; Marlene Scardamalia

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 72.95

    First Published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Nonacademic Writingby Ann Hill Duin; Craig J. Hansen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Empirical Studies of Literatureby David S. Miall

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    The sixth conference of the International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature, or IGEL, was held in August 1998 in Utrecht, Holland. The conference brought together a wide range of scholars concerned with understanding the place and role of literature in its social, historical, psychological, linguistic, and other dimensions, and who seek... more...

  • Sorry About Thatby Edwin L. Battistella

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 14.99

    People do bad things. They misspeak, mislead, and misbehave. They lie, cheat, steal, and kill. Often, afterward, they apologize. But what makes a successful apology? Why does Joe Biden's 2007 apology for referring to Barack Obama as "articulate and bright" succeed, whereas Mel Gibson's 2006 apology for his anti-Semitic tirade fails?... more...

  • The King's Englishby Kingsley Amis

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 7.99

    A Parthian shot from one of the most important figures in post-war British fiction, The King's English is the late Kingsley Amis's last word on the state of the language. More frolicsome than Fowler's Modern Usage, lighter than the Oxford English Dictionary , and brimming with the strong opinions and razor-sharp wit that made Amis so popular--and... more...