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Rhetoric

  • 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...

  • Literature as Dialogueby Roger D. Sell

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    How is it that some texts achieve the status of literature? Partly, at least, because the relationship they allow between their writers and the people who respond to them is fundamentally egalitarian. This is the insight explored by members of the Åbo literary communication network, who in this new book develop fresh approaches to literary works of... more...

  • Design, Mediation, and the Posthumanby Dennis M. Weiss; Amy D. Propen; Colbey Emmerson Reid; Kristie S. Fleckenstein; Brendan Keogh; Jonathan Rey Lee; Matthew A. Levy; Emily McArthur; Josh Mehler; Nicole M. Merola; Anthony Miccoli; Elise Takehana; John Tinnell; Yoni Van Den Eede

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 99.99

    Weiss, Propen, and Reid gather a diverse group of scholars to analyze the growing obsolescence of the human-object dichotomy in today's world. In doing so, Radical Interface brings together diverse disciplines to foster a dialog on significant technological issues pertinent to philosophy, rhetoric, aesthetics, and science. more...

  • Writing Spaceby Jay David Bolter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 56.95

    This second edition of Jay David Bolter's classic text expands on the objectives of the original volume, illustrating the relationship of print to new media, and examining how hypertext and other forms of electronic writing refashion or "remediate" the forms and genres of print. Reflecting the dynamic changes in electronic technology since the first... more...

  • Registerby Gert Ueding

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 252.00

    The Historical Dictionary of Rhetoric is the only comprehensive academic reference work in the field and a key source of information for researchers, students, and practitioners. The index volume has been newly edited to accompany the entire work and includes a comprehensive subject index and foreign-language subsections. more...

  • State of the Marital Unionby Leslie J. Harris

    Baylor University Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    From Private Wife to Public Woman more...

  • Chinese Narrativeby Andrew H. Plaks

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 47.00

    Although Chinese narrative, and especially the genres of colloquial fiction, have been subjected to intensive scholarly scrutiny, no comprehensive volume has provided a framework that would permit an overall view of the tradition. The distinguished contributors to this volume have taken an important first step in making possible the consideration... more...

  • Rhetoric in the Fleshby T. Kenny Fountain

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Rhetoric in the Flesh is the first book-length ethnographic study of the gross anatomy lab to explain how rhetorical discourses, multimodal displays, and embodied practices facilitate learning and technical expertise and how they shape participants? perceptions of the human body. By investigating the role that discourses, displays, and human bodies... more...

  • The Rhetoric of Genocideby Ben Voth

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    Through the careful analysis of historical figures and empirical policy successes, The Rhetoric of Genocide: Death as a Text reveals how strategic communication silences make the tragedy of genocide probable and how a greater social ethic for communication openness repels and ends this great evil. more...

  • Language, Structure and Reproduction (Routledge Revivals)by Paul Atkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    Basil Bernstein is one of the most creative and influential of contemporary British sociologists, yet his work ? especially that relating to language and social structure ? is widely misunderstood and misrepresented. This book, first published in 1985, addresses the underlying themes and continuities in Bernstein?s work and portrays him as a sociologist... more...