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Rhetoric

  • Fix, Ulla; Gardt, Andreas; Knape, Joachim: Rhetorik und Stilistik / Rhetoric and Stylistics. Halbband 1by

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 531.00

    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...

  • The Future of Thinkingby Peter Washington *Ga*; Jeff Mason; Peter Washington

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 53.95

    Adapts rhetorical exercises such as paraphrase and precis to give students a range of strategies for making sense of texts, and encourages the development of practical, critical skills in a wide range of humanities students. more...

  • Real Feature Writingby Abraham Aamidor

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 43.95

    "Real Feature Writing" emphasizes story shape and structure by illustrating several distinct types of feature and non-fiction stories, all drawn from the real world. Author Abraham Aamidor presents a collection of distinct non-deadline story types (profile, trend, focus, advocacy, and more), providing an introduction to each story type, a... more...

  • Real Feature Writingby Abraham Aamidor

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 43.95

    This book emphasizes story shape and structure by illustrating several distinct types of feature and non-fiction stories, all drawn from the real world. Aamidor presents a collection of distinct non-deadline story types (profile, trend, focus, advocacy, and more) together with an introduction to each story type, a full-text example, a critical analysis... more...

  • 21 Speeches That Shaped Our Worldby Chris Abbott

    Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 14.54

    In this fascinating book, Chris Abbott, a leading political analyst, takes a close look at 21 key speeches which have shaped the world today. He examines the power of the arguments embedded in these speeches to inspire people to achieve great things, or do great harm. Abbott draws upon his political expertise to explain how our current... more...

  • Arabic Rhetoricby Hussein Abdul-Raof

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    This up-to-date and in-depth study of Arabic rhetoric bridges the learning and research gap, whilst also being a valuable academic source. more...

  • Delightful Convictionby John C. Adams; Stephen R. Yarbrough

    ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 86.95

    In analyzing Jonathan Edwards preaching in eighteenth-century colonial America, the authors demonstrate how his rhetoric distinguished between conversion and persuasion. The authors delineate the basic tenets of Puritan theology, place Edwards' noted sermons within an historical framework, and show how his psycho-spiritual ideas have had lasting... more...

  • Progressive Politics and the Training of America's Persuadersby Katherine Adams

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 28.95

    A historical analysis of writing instruction in the 20th century within the contexts of political and social conditions. Is appropriate for scholars of rhetoric and composition, as well as related areas such as journalism and communication history. more...

  • Activist WPA, Theby Linda Adler-Kassner

    Utah State University Press 2008; US$ 20.95

    One wonders if there is any academic field that doesn’t suffer from the way it is portrayed by the media, by politicians, by pundits and other publics. How well scholars in a discipline articulate their own definition can influence not only issues of image but the very success of the discipline in serving students and its other constituencies.... more...

  • Thomas De Quinceyby Lois Peters Agnew

    Southern Illinois University Press 2012; US$ 35.00

    This wide-ranging volume gives proper attention to the views on rhetoric and style set forth by British literary figure Thomas De Quincey (1785–1859), whose contributions to the history of rhetoric are often overlooked. Lois Peters Agnew presents an overview of this theorist’s life and provides cultural context for his time and place,... more...