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Rhetoric

  • Reading the Way of Thingsby Daniel Coffeen

    John Hunt Publishing 2016; US$ 9.99

    A guide to making new sense of the world, critically and generously. A techne for the postmodern world. more...

  • Laying Claimby Patricia G. Davis

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 34.95

    In Laying Claim: African American Cultural Memory and Southern Identity , Patricia Davis identifies the Civil War as the central narrative around which official depictions of southern culture have been defined. Because that narrative largely excluded African American points of view, the resulting southern identity was monolithically white. Davis... more...

  • Urban Renewal and Resistanceby Mary E. Triece

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 84.99

    Urban Renewal and Resistance: Rhetorics of Race, Space, and the City in the Late Twentieth to Early Twenty-First Centuries examines how urban spaces are rhetorically constructed through discourses that variously justify or resist processes of urban growth and renewal. more...

  • Dialogic Pedagogyby David Skidmore; Kyoko Murakami

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 35.00

    This book provides a wide-ranging and in-depth theoretical perspective on dialogue in teaching. It explores the philosophy of dialogism and explains its importance in teaching and learning. The authors present the core concepts of dialogism as a social theory of language and consider the implications of these ideas for pedagogy. more...

  • Medical Discourse in Professional, Academic and Popular Settingsby Pilar Ordóñez-López; Nuria Edo-Marzá

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 35.00

    This volume investigates the features and challenges of medical discourse between medical professionals as well as with patients and in the media. By combining sociological and linguistic research, this book illustrates how linguists and translation specialists can build bridges between medical professionals and their patients. more...

  • Identity, Ideology and Positioning in Discourses of Lifestyle Migrationby Michelle Lawson

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book uniquely integrates discourse analysis and corpus linguistics to examine representations of the self and other within lifestyle migration.  With a focus on British migrants living in the Ariège, south-west France, the study identifies common positioning strategies to demonstrate links between wider themes and local identity construction.... more...

  • Scottish Rhetoric and Its Influencesby Lyne? Lewis Gaillet

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 40.95

    An outgrowth of the recent meeting of the International Society of the History of Rhetoric, this collection challenges the reader to reexamine the broad influence of 18th- and 19th-century Scottish rhetoric, often credited for shaping present-day studies in psychology, philosophy, literary criticism, oral communication, English literature, and composition.... more...

  • Communicating Mobility and Technologyby Ehren Helmut Pflugfelder

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Responding to the effects of human mobility and crises such as depleting oil supplies, Ehren Helmut Pflugfelder turns specifically to automobility, a term used to describe the kinds of mobility afforded by autonomous, automobile-based movement technologies and their ramifications. Thus far, few studies in technical communication have explored the development... more...

  • Winning Argumentsby Stanley Fish

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 14.99

    ?Fish mines cultural touchstones from Milton to ?Married with Children? to explain how various types of arguments are structured and how that understanding can lead to victory? ? New York Times Book Review A lively and accessible guide to understanding rhetoric by the world class English and Law professor and bestselling author of How to Write... more...

  • The Linguistic Landscape of Post-Apartheid South Africaby Liesel Hibbert

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 25.00

    This book analyses a range of discourses which signal how and by what processes the linguistic landscape and identities of South Africa?s inhabitants have changed since the African National Congress (ANC) came to power in 1994, and where the discourse practices of those born post-1994 may lead. more...