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  • 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 about... more...

  • A Dictionary of Stylisticsby Katie Wales

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    Reviews of the first edition: '...a work of high seriousness...manna from rhetorical heaven for students and researchers with a lot of hard graft ahead of them... '(English Today) '...an impressive single-author reference work... '(English) '...Not only is this volume indispensible for anyone, students or academics, working in any field related... more...

  • Political Argumentation in the United Statesby David Zarefsky

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    Especially during Barack Obama’s first campaign for the presidency, commentators and Obama himself noted several similarities between him and Abraham Lincoln. These comparisons became the premises for arguments from historical analogy. Such arguments can have several purposes, including making a direct comparison, using the past as a new frame... more...

  • Die perfekte Redeby Hans-Uwe L. Köhler

    Gabal Verlag 2011; US$ 22.32

    Der Blitz unter den Glühwürmchen der Vortragsprofis Hans-Uwe L. Köhler gehört zu den Besten der Besten auf dem Vortragsparkett. Wer ihn bucht - und dies sind wahlweise Coca Cola, Telekom, Wella und andere Großunternehmen -, muss sowohl auf Überraschungen wie auf Provokationen gefasst sein. In jedem Fall darf er mit einer höchst lebendigen, unterhaltsamen,... more...

  • 30 Minuten Rhetorikby Peter Heigl

    Gabal Verlag 2011; US$ 8.50

    Müssen Sie eine Rede oder einen Vortrag halten? Wollen Sie wissen, wovon es abhängt, ob Ihre Zuhörer Ihnen interessiert folgen oder sich langweilen? Angstfrei und sicher vor anderen zu reden kann man lernen. In diesem praxisorientierten Ratgeber erfahren Sie: - was Profis bei der Atem- und Satztechnik beachten - worauf es bei Blickkontakt, Haltung... 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...

  • 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...

  • Metaphor in Cultureby Zoltán Kövecses

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 30.00

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