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Rhetoric

  • 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...

  • The Politics of the Superficialby Brett Ommen

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 44.95

    In The Politics of the Superficial: Visual Rhetoric and the Protocol of Display , Brett Ommen explores the increasing reliance on images as a mode of communication in contemporary life. He shows that graphic design is a layered experience of images and space. Before images, viewers engage in the personal experience of aesthetics and individual identity.... more...

  • The Ides of Warby Stephen Howard Browne; Thomas W. Benson

    University of South Carolina Press 2016; US$ 44.99

    An examination of the powerful role human agency and rhetoric played in the founding of the nation more...

  • Liminal Bodies, Reproductive Health, and Feminist Rhetoricby Lydia McDermott

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    Liminal Bodies, Reproductive Health, and Feminist Rhetoric uses a feminist disability framework to argue that women?s bodies are understood within a medical framework of pathology directly related to their ability, or inability, to reproduce. more...

  • Exploring Language Aggression against Womenby Patricia Bou-Franch

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 128.00

    In accordance with numerous studies highlighting aspects of political and parliamentary discourse that concern the rhetoric of political combat, verbal attacks and offensive language choices are shown to be rather common in the context of a highly adversarial parliamentary system such as the Greek. In the present study, however, the analysis of excerpts... more...

  • Genre Knowledge in Disciplinary Communicationby Carol Berkenkotter; Thomas N. Huckin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    Although genre studies abound in literary criticism, researchers and scholars interested in the social contexts of literacy have recently become interested in the dynamic, rhetorical dimensions of speech genres. Within this burgeoning scholarly community, the authors are among the first researchers working within social science traditions to study... more...

  • Discourses of the Developing Worldby Shi-xu; Kwesi Kwaa Prah; Marķa Laura Pardo

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Against the backdrop of overwhelming discourse scholarship emanating from the Western cosmopolitan centres, this volume offers a development-centred approach to unfamiliar, marginalized or otherwise disadvantaged discourses of the Third World or the Global South. Written by leading researchers based in Asia, Africa and Latin America, respectively,... more...