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Style. Composition. Rhetoric

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Corpus Stylisticsby Elena Semino; Mick Short

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This book combines stylistic analysis with corpus linguistics to present an innovative account of the phenomenon of speech, writing and thought presentation - commonly referred to as 'speech reporting' or 'discourse presentation'. This new account is based on an extensive analysis of a quarter-of-a-million word electronic collection of written narrative... more...

  • Teaching Academic Writing in European Higher Educationby Lennart Björk; Gerd Bräuer; L. Rienecker; Peter Stray Jörgensen

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 78.61

    DAVID R. RUSSELL English Department of Iowa State University, U. S. A. I was fortunate to attend, as a visitor from the U. S. , the first European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing (EATAW) conference in 2001 at Groningen. I was struck by the similarities in the challenges higher education faces on both sides of the Atlantic in terms... more...

  • Professing Rhetoricby Frederick J. Antczak; Cinda Coggins; Geoffrey D. Klinger

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95

    Representing current theory and research in rhetoric, this volume brings together scholarship from a variety of orientations--theoretical, critical, historical, and pedagogical. Some contributions cover work that has previously been silenced or unrecognized, including Native American, African American, Latino, and women's rhetorics. Others explore... more...

  • Metaphor in Cultureby Zoltán Kövecses

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    This exciting book proposes a new theory of metaphor variation. more...

  • Argumentationby Frans H. van Eemeren; A. Francisca Sn Henkemans; Rob Grootendorst

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    This book concentrates on argumentation as it emerges in ordinary discourse, whether the discourse is institutionalized or strictly informal. Crucial concepts from the theory of argumentation are systematically discussed and explained with the help of examples from real-life discourse and texts. The basic principles are explained that are instrumental... more...

  • Rhetorical Democracyby Gerard Hauser; Amy Grim

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 51.95

    This collection presents theoretical, critical, applied, and pedagogical questions and cases of publics and public spheres, examining these contexts as sources and sites of civic engagement. Reflecting the current state of rhetorical theory and research, the contributions arise from the 2002 conference proceedings of the Rhetoric Society of America... more...

  • Understanding Figurative Languageby Sam Glucksberg

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 52.99 US$ 45.57

    This book examines how people understand utterances that are intended figuratively. Traditionally, figurative language such as metaphors and idioms has been considered derivative from more complex than ostensibly straightforward literal language. Glucksberg argues that figurative language involves the same kinds of linguistic and pragmatic operations... more...