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Rhetoric

  • (Re)presentations and Dialogueby François Cooren; Alain Létourneau

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00

    This study pertains to the field of studies on Textual Genetics and Enunciation Linguistics and is aimed at analyzing the forms of representation of verbal erasures occurring during the writing process of a story made up by two Brazilian pupils (7 years old). Having assumed “haphazardness” and “dialogism” as the central phenomena... more...

  • 100 Ways to Improve Your Writingby Gary Provost

    Penguin Publishing Group 1985; US$ 6.99

    This is the one guide that anyone who writes--whether student, business person, or professional writer--should put on the desk beside pencil, pen, typewriter, or word processor. Filled with professional tips and a wealth of instructive examples, this valuable, easy-to-use handbook can help you solve any and all writing problems. more...

  • 21 Speeches That Shaped Our Worldby Chris Abbott

    Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 15.98

    In this fascinating book, Chris Abbott, a leading political analyst, takes a close look at 21 key speeches which have shaped the world today. He examines the power of the arguments embedded in these speeches to inspire people to achieve great things, or do great harm. Abbott draws upon his political expertise to explain how our current... more...

  • 99 Ways to Get Kids to Love Writingby Mary Leonhardt

    Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 15.00

    Strong writing skills are essential for success in school, college, and on the job. In 99 Ways to Get Kids to Love Writing, educator Mary Leonhardt provides parents with practical, easy-to-follow tips on how to teach their children the fundamentals of writing and make it fun for them at the same time. Here are just a few of her nuggets of advice:... more...

  • Aboriginal ways of using Englishby Diana Eades

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2013; US$ 22.61

    To understand Aboriginal ways of speaking English leads to better understanding Aboriginal identity, a better engagement in intercultural communication, and learning about the complexities of how English is used by and with Aboriginal people in the legal process. This new collection by Professor Diana Eades addresses the way non-traditional language... more...

  • Academic Advancement in Composition Studiesby Richard C. Gebhardt; Barbara Genelle Smith Gebhardt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This volume deals with a number of related issues that are becoming increasingly crucial for English studies during this time when most faculty in the field are assistant professors approaching tenure review or associate professors seeking promotion. These critical issues focus on: * The diversity of research and scholarly publication in composition... more...

  • Academic Communication Skillsby Li-Shih Huang

    University Press of America 2010; US$ 26.99

    This book is designed to assist international graduate students as they expand their linguistic and strategic repertoires in academic English conversations. An excellent resource for either classroom instruction or for self-study, it provides effective confidence-building strategies that speakers can try when participating in a range of different academic... more...

  • Academic Literacy and the Nature of Expertiseby Cheryl Geisler

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    The first full-length account integrating both the cognitive and sociological aspects of reading and writing in the academy, this unique volume covers educational research on reading and writing, rhetorical research on writing in the disciplines, cognitive research on expertise in ill-defined problems, and sociological and historical research on the... more...

  • Acceptable Premisesby James B. Freeman

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 40.00

    This is the first book to provide a comprehensive theory of premise acceptability. more...

  • Across Property Linesby Candace Spigelman

    Southern Illinois University Press 2000; US$ 35.00

    Candace Spigelman investigates the dynamics of ownership in small group writing workshops, basing her findings on case studies involving two groups: a five-member creative writing group meeting monthly at a local Philadelphia coffee bar and a four-member college-level writing group meeting in their composition classroom. She explores the relationship... more...