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  • Rahmen des Sprechensby Sarah Dessì Schmid; Ulrich Detges; Paul Gévaudan; Wiltrud Mihatsch

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 110.59

    Hauptbeschreibung Mit intellektueller Originalität, wissenschaftlicher Strenge, innovatorischer Kraft und theoretischer Prägnanz hat Peter Koch die Romanistik unserer Tage geprägt und neuen Forschungslinien ein Gesicht gegeben. In der Kognitiven und Historischen Semantik hat er sich international ebenso einen Namen gemacht wie in den Themenkomplexen... more...

  • Die Bemessung des Inkommensurablen.by David von Mayenburg

    Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 67.48

    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...

  • Rhetorik und Stilistik / Rhetoric and Stylistics. Halbband 2by

    De Gruyter Mouton 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...

  • Rhetorik und Stilistik / Rhetoric and Stylistics. Halbband 1by

    De Gruyter Mouton 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...

  • The conventionality of figurative languageby Sandra Handl

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 71.87

    Hauptbeschreibung The book is the first in-depth study that aims to identify the conceptual rules and regularities underlying the (un)conventionality of figurative ways of speaking and reasoning. Using a combination of corpus-linguistic and cognitive-linguistic methods it investigates a large number of metonymies as well as metaphors, focusing on... more...

  • Metaphor and Iconicityby Dr Masako K. Hiraga

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 115.00

    Metaphor and Iconicity attempts to clarify the interplay of metaphor and iconicity in the creation and interpretation of spoken and written texts from a cognitive perspective. There are various degrees in which metaphor and iconicity manifest themselves, ranging from sound symbolism and parallelism in poetic discourse to word order, inflectional... more...

  • Composition As a Human Scienceby Louise Wetherbee Phelps

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 29.95

    Although the subject of composition has firmly established itself in secondary schools and universities as one worthy of study, philosophical premises on composition have yet to be discussed. This collection of essays draws together the different philosophical viewpoints on the matter. more...

  • Write to the Top!by W. Brad Johnson; Carol A. Mullen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 21.00

    This is a pithy, no-nonsense, no-excuses guide to maximizing the quality and quantity of your scholarly products. Write to the Top! offers an accessible overview of the art of writing efficiently and effectively; it is the first book that explicitly summarizes the key elements to prolific productivity in academic settings. more...

  • Sinnformelnby Susan Geideck; Wolf-Andreas Liebert

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 196.00

    Der Band untersucht aus verschiedenen Perspektiven die Genese, Funktionsweise und Wirkung von sprachlich vermittelten gesellschaftlichen Leitbildern. Diese sprachlichen Realisationen von diskurspr genden Denkmustern k nnen linguistisch als Schl sselw rter oder Metaphern erfasst werden. Die hier vorgelegten Studien untersuchen an einer F lle von Einzelbeispielen,... more...

  • The Rhetoric of RHETORICby Wayne C. Booth

    Wiley 2009; US$ 35.95

    In this manifesto, distinguished critic Wayne Booth claims that communication in every corner of life can be improved if we study rhetoric closely. Written by Wayne Booth, author of the seminal book, The Rhetoric of Fiction (1961). Explores the consequences of bad rhetoric in education, in politics, and in the media. Investigates the possibility... more...