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  • 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...

  • The Style and Rhetoric of Elizabeth Doleby Rachel B. Friedman; Ronald E. Lee

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 74.99

    Through an examination of Elizabeth Dole?s public discourse, this book explores the political style of a female politician who sought and exercised political power. The critical analysis reveals the strengths and weaknesses of a conservative, feminine style that conceives of politics as selfless public service. 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$ 8.99

    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...

  • State of the Marital Unionby Leslie J. Harris

    Baylor University Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    From Private Wife to Public Woman more...

  • Genre-based Automated Writing Evaluation for L2 Research Writingby Elena Cotos

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Research writing and teaching is a great challenge for novice scholars, especially L2 writers. This book presents a compelling and much-needed automated writing evaluation (AWE) reinforcement to L2 research writing pedagogy. more...

  • Disability and Discourse Analysisby Jan Grue

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Although efforts have been made to integrate disability into the discourse analysis and conversation analysis canon, the link between the two fields needs to be strengthened. This ground-breaking volume contributes to this link by thoroughly applying the analytical vocabulary of discourse analysis to issues that are central to the field of disability... 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

    In this volume, methodological, cultural, technological, and political boundaries felt by writers are analyzed, translated, and challenged in a way that will appeal to researchers, theorists, graduate students, instructors, and managerial audiences. Instead of extracting rules from previous research, the contributors, working from multidisciplinary... more...