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Rhetoric

  • Rhetorical Exposuresby Christopher Carter

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 44.95

    Christopher Carter is an associate professor and director of composition in the English Department at the University of Cincinnati. He is the author of Rhetoric and Resistance in the Corporate Academy and a past editor of Workplace: A Journal for Academic Labor . His essays have appeared in College English , JAC , Rhetoric Review , and Works... 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

    Elda E. Tsou is Associate Professor of English at St. John?s University in New York. 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...

  • First-Year University Writingby Laura Aull

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    1. First-Year Writing Today 2. Linguistic and Rhetorical Studies in English: A History and a Way Forward 3. Context-informed Corpus Linguistic Analysis of FY Writing 4. Corpus Linguistic Analysis of Scope and Certainty in FY and Expert Writing 5. Linguistically-Informed Pedagogical Applications 6. Implications and Lingering Questions more...

  • Civic Jazzby Gregory Clark

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 25.00

    Jazz is born of collaboration, improvisation, and listening. In much the same way, the American democratic experience is rooted in the interaction of individuals. It is these two seemingly disparate, but ultimately thoroughly American, conceits that Gregory Clark examines in Civic Jazz. Melding Kenneth Burke?s concept of rhetorical communication... more...

  • Modern Drama and the Rhetoric of Theaterby W. B. Worthen

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    The history of drama is typically viewed as a series of inert "styles." Tracing British and American stage drama from the 1880s onward, W. B. Worthen instead sees drama as the interplay of text, stage production, and audience. How are audiences manipulated? What makes drama meaningful? Worthen identifies three rhetorical strategies that distinguish... more...

  • Identity and Power in Narratives of Displacementby Katrina M. Powell

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 150.00

    In this book, Powell examines the ways that identities are constructed in displacement narratives based on cases of eminent domain, natural disaster, and civil unrest, attending specifically to the rhetorical strategies employed as barriers and boundaries intersect with individual lives. She provides a unique method to understand how the displaced... more...