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  • Landmark Essays on Writing Centersby Christina Murphy; Joe Law

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This collection introduces the reader to the ideas that have shaped writing center theory and practice. The essays have been selected not only for the insight they offer into issues but also for their contributions to writing center scholarship. These papers help to chart the legitimation of writing centers by providing both a history and an examination... more...

  • Making the Caseby Kathryn M. Olson; Michael William Pfau; Benjamin Ponder

    Michigan State University Press 2012; US$ 55.95

    In an era when the value of the humanities and qualitative inquiry has been questioned in academia and beyond, Making the Case is an engaging and timely collection that brings together a veritable who?s who of public address scholars to illustrate the power of case-based scholarly argument and to demonstrate how critical inquiry into a specific... more...

  • Narrative Beginningsby Brian Richardson

    University of Nebraska Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    George Eliot wrote that “man cannot do without the make-believe of a beginning.” Beginnings, it turns out, can be quite unusual, complex, and deceptive. The first major volume to focus on this critical but neglected topic, this collection brings together theoretical studies and critical analyses of beginnings in a wide range of narrative... 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...

  • Neurorhetoricsby Jordynn Jack

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    In academia, as well as in popular culture, the prefix "neuro-" now occurs with startling frequency. Scholars now publish research in the fields of neuroeconomics, neurophilosophy, neuromarketing, neuropolitics, and neuroeducation. Consumers are targeted with enhanced products and services, such as brain-based training exercises, and babies are kept... more...

  • Newspeak (Routledge Revivals)by Jonathon Green

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    George Orwell coined the term ?Newspeak? for his novel 1984 , the purpose of which was designed to shrink vocabularies and eliminate subtlety and nuance. For this dictionary, first published to herald the year 1984, Jonathon Green compiled nearly 8, 000 entries ? selected from the slangs and specific vocabularies of trades, professions and interests... more...

  • The Open Handby Barry M. Kroll

    University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 20.00

    Based on five years of classroom experimentation, The Open Hand presents a highly practical yet transformational philosophy of teaching argumentative writing. In his course Arguing as an Art of Peace, Barry Kroll uses the open hand to represent an alternative approach to argument, asking students to argue in a way that promotes harmony rather than... more...

  • Pedagogies of Public Memoryby Jane Greer; Laurie Grobman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • The Power of Satireby Marijke Meijer Drees; Sonja de Leeuw

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    As a young ‘bohemian’ collective, the Cercle des Hydropathes was characterisedby frivolous humour indicative of the liberal social changes in France’searly Third Republic. This chapter considers how the Cercle des Hydropathes’republican community was personified in humorous portraits on the cover ofits journal L’Hydropathe.... more...

  • Primary Research and Writingby Lynee Lewis Gaillet; Michelle F. Eble

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 64.95

    Developed for emerging academic writers, Primary Research and Writing offers a fresh take on the nature of doing research in the writing classroom. Encouraging students to write about topics for which they have a passion or personal connection, this text emphasizes the importance of primary research in developing writing skills and abilities. Authors... more...