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  • Thank You for Arguingby Jay Heinrichs

    Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00

    Thank You for Arguing is your master class in the art of persuasion, taught by professors ranging from Bart Simpson to Winston Churchill. The time-tested secrets the book discloses include Cicero?s three-step strategy for moving an audience to actionÑas well as Honest Abe?s Shameless Trick of lowering an audience?s expectations by pretending to be... more...

  • Writing: Texts, Processes and Practicesby Christopher N. Candlin; Ken Hyland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Writing: Texts, Processes and Practices offers an innovative and multidisciplinary approach to writing in a variety of academic and professional settings. The book is composed of a series of original research-based accounts by leading authorities from a range of disciplines. The papers are linked through a unifying perspective which emphasises the... more...

  • Usage-Based Approaches to Language Changeby Evie Coussé; Ferdinand von Mengden

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This article opens with a brief discussion of the fundamental issues of usage, structure, grammaticalization and reanalysis and then introduces the key concept of an empty distinction, which is defined as a conventionalized distinction of expression that has lost its former motivation (semantic or non-semantic, in particular phonological) as the result... more...

  • Writing in Social Spacesby Rowena Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Writing in Social Spaces addresses the problem of making time and space for writing in academic life and work of the professionals and practitioners who do academic writing'. Even those who want to write, who know how to write well and who have quality publications, report that they cannot find enough time for writing. Many supervisors are unsure... more...

  • Patterns in Languageby Shan Wareing

    Taylor & Francis 1998; US$ 52.95

    Investigates the use of language in literary and non-literary texts using the principles of linguistic analysis. This work shows how linguistic knowledge can enhance and enrich the analysis of texts. Borrowing from stylistics, it focuses on recurring linguistic patterns used by writers. more...

  • Fix, Ulla; Gardt, Andreas; Knape, Joachim: Rhetorik und Stilistik / Rhetoric and Stylistics. Halbband 1by

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 559.00

    Rhetoric and stylistics deal with successful human communication and the arrangement of language in texts. As the most influential of all language-related disciplines, rhetoric has an ancient tradition and is presently experiencing a remarkable revival. Stylistics analyzes the structures of texts with regard to their semantic potential and their function... more...

  • Fix, Ulla; Gardt, Andreas; Knape, Joachim: Rhetorik und Stilistik / Rhetoric and Stylistics. Halbband 2by

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 545.00

    Rhetoric and stylistics deal with successful human communication and the arrangement of language in texts. As the most influential of all language-related disciplines, rhetoric has an ancient tradition and is presently experiencing a remarkable revival. Stylistics analyzes the structures of texts with regard to their semantic potential and their function... more...

  • Metonymy in Language and Thoughtby Klaus-Uwe Panther; Günter Radden

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 188.00

    Metonymy in Language and Thought gives a state-of-the-art account of metonymic research. The contributions have different disciplinary and theoretical backgrounds in linguistics, psycholinguistics, psychology and literary studies. However, they share the assumption that metonymy is a cognitive phenomenon, a “figure of thought,” underlying... more...

  • Die Bemessung des Inkommensurablen.by David von Mayenburg

    Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 70.89

    Hauptbeschreibung Eine nicht verstummende öffentliche Diskussion über die angemessene Höhe von Schmerzensgeldern zeigt, dass an deren gerichtliche Bemessung besondere Gerechtigkeitserwartungen geknüpft werden. Diese Kontroversen werfen die Frage auf, ob das deutsche Schadensersatzrecht gegenwärtig die Bemessung von Schmerzensgeldern in Fällen des... more...