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Rhetoric

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Facing Itby M. Jimmie Killingsworth

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    Blending memoir, cultural history, and a literary perspective, Facing It bears witness to controversies like Tellico and Chernobyl, global warming and local drought. But rather than merely drowning readers in waves of ecological angst, M. Jimmie Killingsworth seeks alternative images and episodes to invoke presence without crippling the hope for... more...

  • Janner's Speechmakerby Greville Janner

    Thorogood Publishing 2003; US$ 19.95

    This guide to speechmaking covers: presentation and thinking on your feet; handling your audience; chairing meetings; dealing with the media; microphones and other practicalities; and impromptu speaking and other special occasions. more...

  • Philosophy, Rhetoric, and the End of Knowledgeby Steve Fuller; James H. Collier

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 51.95

    In this second edition of Steve Fuller's original work Philosophy, Rhetoric, and the End of Knowledge: A New Beginning for Science and Technology Studies, James Collier joins Fuller in developing an updated and accessible version of Fuller's classic volume. The new edition shifts focus slightly to balance the discussions of theory and practice, and... more...

  • Remembrances and Celebrationsby Jill Werman Harris

    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...

  • Writing a Biomedical Research Paperby Brian Budgell

    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 1by

    De 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...

  • Thinking of Othersby Ted Cohen

    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...

  • Knowledge and Self-Knowledge in Plato's Theaetetusby Tschemplik

    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...