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Rhetoric

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  • Writing about Visual Artby David Carrier

    Allworth Press 2003; US$ 21.95

    Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices,... more...

  • Logos without Rhetoricby Robin Reames; Edward Schiappa; Thomas W. Benson

    University of South Carolina Press 2017; Not Available

    A germinal examination of rhetoric’s beginnings through pre-fourth-century Greek texts more...

  • Crossing Borders, Drawing Boundariesby Barbara Couture; Patti Wojahn

    Utah State University Press 2016; US$ 22.95

    With growing anxiety about American identity fueling debates about the nation’s borders, ethnicities, and languages, Crossing Borders, Drawing Boundaries provides a timely and important rhetorical exploration of divisionary bounds that divide an Us from a Them. The concept of “border” calls for attention, and the authors in this collection respond... more...

  • Microhistories of Compositionby Bruce Mccomiskey

    Utah State University Press 2016; US$ 27.95

    Writing studies has been dominated throughout its history by grand narratives of the discipline, but in this volume Bruce McComiskey begins to explore microhistory as a way to understand, enrich, and complicate how the field relates to its past. Microhistory investigates the dialectical interaction of social history and cultural history, enabling... more...

  • Rhetoric of Femininityby Donnalyn Pompper

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 95.00

    This book offers a rhetorical examination of how femininity is defined and portrayed across media and popular culture. To do so, Pompper analyzes interviews with women representing multiple age, ethnic, and sexual orientation groups. more...

  • Rhetorical Realismby Scot Barnett

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Rhetorical Realism responds to the surging interest in nonhumans across the humanities by exploring how realist commitments have historically accompanied understandings of rhetoric from antiquity to the present. For a discipline that often defines itself according to human speech and writing, the nonhuman turn poses a number of challenges and opportunities... more...

  • Discourse Analytic Researchby Erica Burman; Ian Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1993, this book provides clear illustrations of discourse analytic work and empirical critiques of the traditional psychological approaches. Drawing on a range of examples, the contributors argue that identity, deeply felt emotions, prejudice, and attitudes to social issues are created by the language that describes them rather... more...

  • Language, Text and Contextby Michael Toolan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1992, this wide-ranging collection of essays focuses on the principle of contextualisation as it applies to the interpretation, description, theorising and reading of literary and non-literary texts. The collection aims to reveal the interdependencies between theory, analysis, text and context by challenging the myth that stylistics... more...

  • Styles of Discourseby Nikolas Coupland

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1988, this book focuses on diversity and discourse, and collects contemporaneous research across a wide range of topics including: description, polemic, narrative analysis, DJ talk, philosophical history, conversation, children’s books and nuclear deterrence. The essays demonstrate analyses of discourse in the service of stylistic... more...

  • A Formal Approach to Discourse Anaphoraby Bonnie Lynn Webber

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1979, this book starts from the perspective that dealing with anaphoric language can be decomposed into two complementary tasks: 1. identifying what a text potentially makes available for anaphoric reference and 2. constraining the candidate set of a given anaphoric expression down to one possible choice. The author argues there... more...