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- Little, Brown and Company 2014; US$ 19.99
More than 150 years after its original publication, BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS has been completely revised and updated for its eighteenth edition. BARTLETT'S showcases a sweeping survey of world history, from the times of ancient Egyptians to present day. New authors include Warren Buffett, the Dalai Lama, Bill Gates, David Foster Wallace, Emily... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 39.95
Gertrude Stein is recognized as an iconic and canonical literary modernist. In Gertrude Stein and the Reinvention of Rhetoric , Sharon J. Kirsch broadens our understanding of Stein’ s influence to include her impact on the field of rhetoric. For humanities scholars as well as popular audiences, the relationship... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00
Metaphors are a vital linguistic component of religious speech and serve as a cultural indicator of how groups understand themselves and the world. The essays compiled in this volume analyze the use, function, and structure of metaphors in Jewish writings from the Hellenistic-Roman period (including the works of Philo and the texts of Qumran), as well... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00
This volume systematically investigates the role of argumentation in takeover bids. The announcement of these financial proposals triggers an argumentative situation, in which both the economic desirability and the social acceptability of the deal become argumentative issues for different classes of stakeholders (shareholders, employees, customers,... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99
Bringing together rhetorical, media studies, organizational communication, ethnographic, pop culture, mass communication, gender studies, and educational technology backgrounds to bear on polymediation, the authors interrogate the language by which we talk about the contemporary media landscape and the impact of the media on people?s lives. more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99
This project analyzes how political women rhetorically perform?discursively, visually, and physically?their positions of power and how these performances are read, time again, against and with other women who have held similar positions in different geopolitical locations. more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 7.22
Kreatives Schreiben/ Systemische Therapie und Beratung Kreatives Schreiben ist mehr als nur ein Freizeitvergnügen: Es verhilft zu mehr Selbstwirksamkeit, zu mehr Selbstachtsamkeit und ist eine unerschöpfliche Kraftquelle. Sie suchen Anregungen zum kreativen Schreiben oder möchten Ihr Methodenrepertoire für Therapie, Beratung und Coaching erweitern?... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 129.95
Surveying the development and varieties of blank verse in the English playhouses, this book is a natural history of iambic pentameter in English. Marina Tarlinskajas statistical analysis of versification focuses on Shakespeare, but places his work in the literary context of the times. Her results offer new ways to think about the dating of plays,... more...
- The Experiment 2014; US$ 9.95
?A flawless compendium of flaws.? ?Alice Roberts, PhD, anatomist, writer, and presenter of The Incredible Human Journey The antidote to fuzzy thinking, with furry animals! Have you read (or stumbled into) one too many irrational online debates? Ali Almossawi certainly had, so he wrote An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments ! This handy guide... more...