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  • Reclaiming Rhetoricaby Andrea A. Lunsford

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1995; US$ 27.95

    Women?s contribution to rhetoric throughout Western history, like so many other aspects of women?s experience, has yet to be fully explored.  In pathbreaking discussions ranging from ancient Greece, though the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, to modern times, sixteen closely coordinated essays examine how women have used language to reflect their... more...

  • Rhetorica in Motionby Eileen E Schell; K. J. Rawson

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2010; US$ 25.95

    Rhetorica in Motion is the first collected work to investigate feminist rhetorical research methods in both contemporary and historical contexts. The contributors analyze familiar themes, such as archival, literary, and online research, but also looks to other areas of rhetoric, such as disability studies; gerontology/aging studies; Latina/o, queer,... more...

  • The Essentials of Academic Writing for International Studentsby Stephen Bailey

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 33.95

    Most international students need to write essays and reports for exams and coursework, but writing good academic English is one of the most demanding tasks students face. The Essentials of Academic Writing for International Students has been developed to help these students succeed in their assignments?quickly! This course has a clear, easy-to-follow... more...

  • Argumentation in Political Deliberationby Marcin Lewinski; Dima Mohammed

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 128.00

    Dialectical approaches traditionally conceptualize argumentation as a discussion in which two parties debate on “two sides of an issue” (pro and con). However, many political issues engender multiple positions. This is clear in multi-party online deliberations in which often an array of competing positions is debated in one and the same... more...

  • Doing a Research Project in English Studiesby Louisa Buckingham

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 35.95

    Doing a Research Project in English Studies is the essential guide to undertaking research and developing academic English literacy skills for students new to research. With a particular focus on the needs of students in contexts where English is used as a foreign or an additional language, this accessible textbook takes the reader through the research... more...

  • Sprachliche Aspekte von SMS-Texten: Eine kommunikationsorientierte Untersuchung von Kurzmitteilungenby Patrizia Starke

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 32.40

    Was zeichnet SMS-Sprache und die Kommunikation per Kurzmitteilung aus? Mit dieser und weiteren Fragestellungen beschäftigt sich die vorliegende Untersuchung. Neben unterschiedlichen kommunikativen Funktionen und der Sonderstellung der SMS zwischen Schriftlichkeit und Mündlichkeit stehen dabei auch sprachliche Besonderheiten von Kurzmitteilungen und... more...

  • Sonderedition 30 Minuten Kommunikation & Rhetorikby Stéphane Etrillard; Anno Lauten; Jutta Portner

    Gabal Verlag 2015; US$ 14.07

    Kommunikative Kompetenz ist im Privatleben so wichtig wie im Beruf. Trainieren Sie Ihre Kommunikation und profitieren Sie davon auch in Verhandlungen, Präsentationen oder im Konfliktmanagement. 30 Minuten Schlagfertigkeit Kommunikation ist die Basis des Austausches zwischen Menschen. Faire Dialektik hat das Ziel, den Gesprächspartner langfristig zu... more...

  • Das Automobil als konstruktive Metapherby Andreas Wagenknecht

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 54.99

    Andreas Wagenknecht zeigt empirisch auf, dass mit der Filmtheorie der letzten ca. 100 Jahre eine diskursive Verhandlung des Automobils einhergeht. Die detaillierte Darstellung verdeutlicht, wie sich dieser Automobildiskurs ausgehend von der Thematisierung des Automobils in der Frühphase des filmtheoretischen Denkens ausgeformt hat. Der Autor veranschaulicht,... more...

  • Language, Ideology and Point of Viewby Paul Simpson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 59.95

    This systematic introduction to the concept of point of view in language explores the ways in which point of view intersects with and is shaped by ideology. It specifically focuses on the way in which speakers and writers linguistically encode their beliefs, interests and biases in a wide range of media. The book draws on an extensive array of linguistic... more...

  • Rhetoric and Educational Discourseby Richard Edwards; Katherine Nicoll; Nicky Solomon; Robin Usher

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    Educational policy is often dismissed as simply rhetoric and a collection of half truths. However, this is to underestimate the power of rhetoric and the ways in which rhetorical strategies are integral to persuasive acts. Through a series of illustrative chapters, this book argues that rather than something to be dismissed, rhetorical analysis offers... more...