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Rhetoric

  • The Political Language of Foodby Joe Abisaid; Jennifer Adams; Melissa Boehm; Samuel Boerboom; Samuel Boerboom; Kathy Brady; Cristin A. Compton; Leda Cooks; Ellen Gorsevski; Casey Ryan Kelly; Justin Killian; Megan A. Koch; Amy Pason; Jessica Prody

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99

    This edited collection explores how food language is political. The contributors examine the production of food language in conjunction with historical social movements, food labeling practices, illustrations of social class, as well as corporate and bureaucratic language. more...

  • Ecolinguisticsby Arran Stibbe

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    The increasingly rapid destruction of the ecological systems that support life is calling into question some of the fundamental stories that we live by: stories of unlimited economic growth, of consumerism, progress, individualism, success, and the human domination of nature. Ecolinguistics ?shows how linguistic analysis can help reveal the stories... more...

  • Rhetorical Exposuresby Christopher Carter

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 44.95

    Documentary photography aims to capture the material reality of life. In Rhetorical Exposures , Christopher Carter demonstrates how the creation and display of documentary photographs?often now called ?imagetexts??both invite analysis and raise persistent questions about the political and social causes for the bleak scenes of poverty and distress... more...

  • The Text and Beyondby Cynthia Bernstein

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 36.95

    This book demonstrates that the approaches of literary linguistics extend to the many influences outside it?history, culture, or politics?that contribute to our understanding of language. more...

  • Presidents and Protestorsby Theodore O. Windt

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The decade of the 1960s was a time of passionate politics and resounding rhetoric. The ?resounding rhetoric,? from Kennedy?s celebrated inaugural address, to the outlandish antics of the Yippies, is the focus of this book. The importance of this volume is its consideration of both people in power... more...

  • A Revolution in Tropesby Jane S. Sutton; Mari Lee Mifsud

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99

    This book seeks to bring the problem of difference into the ongoing discussions vis--vis democratic deliberations about advancing rhetorical theory through the trope of the other, alloi?sis , defined as the figure of difference, exception, and radical otherness. more...

  • Public Speaking Basicsby Michael A. Griffin

    UPA 2015; US$ 29.99

    Michael A. Griffin, EdD, is associate professor of communications at the University of Guam where he has instructed communication courses since 1988. He has taught college-level public speaking for twenty-five years, including at several colleges in the San Francisco area. He has judged high school speaking contests for over twenty years. He is... more...

  • Unquiet Tropesby Elda E Tsou

    Temple University Press 2015; US$ 26.95

    Until quite recently, Asian American literary criticism had little to do with form. Instead, the tendency was to bind the literary tradition to identity formation. For Elda Tsou, however, the distinctions of ethnic writing extend beyond such facile referential practices to incorporate form and aesthetics.    In Unquiet Tropes, Tsou reconceptualizes... more...

  • Image and Emotion in Voter Decisionsby Renita Coleman; Denis Wu

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99

    "The book fills a gap in agenda setting literature, I highly recommend it." ? more...

  • Discourses of Ideology and Identityby Chris Featherman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    In this monograph, Chris Featherman adopts a discourse analytical approach to explore the ways in which social movement ideologies and identities are discursively constructed in new and old media. In the context of his argument, Featherman also considers current debates surrounding the role that technologies play in democracy-building and global activist... more...