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  • The Oxford Handbook of Pragmaticsby Yan Huang

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 134.99

    This volume brings together distinguished scholars from all over the world to present an authoritative, thorough, and yet accessible state-of-the-art survey of current issues in pragmatics. It covers a wide range of topics and will be an indispensable reference for scholars and students in pragmatics, philosophy of language, and related fields. more...

  • Citizen Science in the Digital Ageby James Wynn

    University of Alabama Press 2017; US$ 49.95

    James Wynn?s timely investigation highlights scientific studies grounded in publicly gathered data and probes the rhetoric these studies employ. Many of these endeavors, such as the widely used SETI@home project, simply draw on the processing power of participants? home computers; others, like the protein-folding game FoldIt , ask users to take a... more...

  • Applied Discourse Analysisby Arthur Asa Berger

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 48.33

    This book, written in an accessible style and illustrated with drawings by the author and with many other images, discusses the basic principles of discourse theory and applies them to various aspects of popular culture, media and everyday life. Among the topics it analyzes are speed dating, advertising, jokes, language use, myths, fairy tales and... more...

  • Handbuch Medienrhetorikby Arne Scheuermann; Francesca Vidal

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 214.98

    Wie finden Medien Eingang in die Theorie der Rhetorik? Und wie findet Rhetorik Eingang in die Praxis der Medien? Das  Handbuch Medienrhetorik  erschließt die Beziehung zwischen der Rhetorik und den Medien sowohl historisch und systematisch als auch in aktuellen Fallstudien. Der Band liefert einen umfassenden Einblick in die Bedeutung von... more...

  • Semiotics and Verbal Textsby Jane Gravells

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 87.00

    This book offers an innovative approach to analysing written texts, grounded in principles of semiotics. Envisaging whole news media representations as ?signs?, and using the real-world example of the BP Deepwater Horizon crisis, the author demonstrates how business crises are constructed through language. Gravells identifies patterns of language which... more...

  • Text-Based Research and Teachingby Peter Mickan; Elise Lopez

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 93.53

    Contributions in this book illustrate the many methods available for researching language in context and for the analysis of everyday text types. Each chapter highlights language as a resource for the expression of meanings?a social semiotic resource. Text analysis is used to reveal our capacity to formulate multiple meanings for participation in different... more...

  • Language, Normativity and Europeanisationby Heiko Motschenbacher

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 93.53

    This book focuses on linguistic practices of identity construction in a popular culture media context, the Eurovision Song Contest. Subscribing to a normativity-based approach to critical discourse analysis, it studies Europeanisation as it surfaces at the discursive interface of European, national and sexual identities in Eurovision lyrics and performances.... more...

  • Talking at Workby Lucy Pickering; Eric Friginal; Shelley Staples

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 86.00

    This book offers original corpus research in a range of workplace contexts including office-based settings, call center interactions and healthcare communication. Chapters in this edited volume bring together leading scholars in the field of corpus analysis in workplace discourse and include data from multiple corpora. Employing a range of qualitative... more...

  • Rhetoricby Aristotle

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 1.99

    RHETORIC is the counterpart of Dialectic. Both alike are concerned with such things as come, more or less, within the general ken of all men and belong to no definite science. Accordingly all men make use, more or less, of both; for to a certain extent all men attempt to discuss statements and to maintain them, to defend themselves and to attack others.... more...

  • Rhetoric of Femininityby Donnalyn Pompper

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 99.99

    This book offers a rhetorical examination of how femininity is defined and portrayed across media and popular culture. To do so, Pompper analyzes interviews with women representing multiple age, ethnic, and sexual orientation groups. more...