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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 18.00
This rich anthology of memorial tributes serves as a welcome reminder that, although words cannot necessarily assuage grief, they can provide tremendous comfort and perspective during our times of loss. The likes of Dr. Martin Luther King, Benjamin Franklin, W.H. Auden and Diana, Princess of Wales, as well as ordinary folk from the seventeenth century... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 49.99
A guide to writing a biomedical research article. It includes chapters that are arranged according to the sequence of tasks that we normally encounter in our writing. It deals with writing and submission of manuscripts. more...
Fix, Ulla; Gardt, Andreas; Knape, Joachim: Rhetorik und Stilistik / Rhetoric and Stylistics. Halbband 1De Gruyter 2008; US$ 559.00
Rhetoric and stylistics deal with successful human communication and the arrangement of language in texts. As the most influential of all language-related disciplines, rhetoric has an ancient tradition and is presently experiencing a remarkable revival. Stylistics analyzes the structures of texts with regard to their semantic potential and their function... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 20.95
In Thinking of Others , Ted Cohen argues that the ability to imagine oneself as another person is an indispensable human capacity--as essential to moral awareness as it is to literary appreciation--and that this talent for identification is the same as the talent for metaphor. To be able to see oneself as someone else, whether the someone else is... more...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 79.99
Knowledge and Self-Knowledge in Plato's "Theaetetus" examines the dialogue in conversation with others, arriving at the conclusion that it is the absence of self-knowledge in the Theaetetus which leads to its closing impasse regarding knowledge. What Socrates accomplishes in the dialogue is to lead the mathematician Theaetetus to the recognition... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 40.95
Renewing Rhetoric's Relation to Composition comprehensively examines the development of rhetoric and composition, using the writings of Theresa Jarnagin Enos as points of departure for studies of broader trends. Chapters explore such topics as the historical relations of rhetoric and composition, their evolution within programs of study, and Enos's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 140.00
The book analyses the conceptual and discursive traditions that underlay the Nazi use of body, illness and parasite metaphors in their genocidal anti-Semitic ideology. Part I gives a detailed analysis of this metaphor field in Hitler?s Mein Kampf and his public statements from the 1920s to 1945, when it served him and the Nazi propaganda machine to... more...
- Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 39.95
Explores the effectiveness of the workshop in the creative writing classroom, and looks beyond the question of whether or not the workshop works to address the issue of what an altered pedagogical model might look like. This title covers various theoretical and pedagogical topics and explores the inner workings and conflicts of the workshop model. more...