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  • Verallgemeinerung im Diskursby Daniel Schmidt-Brücken

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.27

    What theories and methods serve to model the relationship between language and shared knowledge? How can genericity be functionally described as a central means of knowledge creation? How is linguistic generalization accomplished in the context of colonial communication? These questions are the subject of a study at the interface between... more...

  • Metonymy and Languageby Charles Denroche

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Metonymy and Language  presents a new theory of language and communication in which the central focus is on the concept of metonymy, the recognition of partial matches and overlaps. Through the use of original data sets and rigorous primary research, Denroche characterizes metonymy as key to understanding why language is so ?fit for purpose? and... more...

  • Go Figure! New Directions in Advertising Rhetoricby Edward F. McQuarrie; Barbara J. Phillips

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 210.00

    Rhetorical scholarship has found rich source material in the disciplines of advertising, communications research, and consumer behavior. Advertising, considered as a kind of communication, is distinguished by its focus on causing action. Its goal is not simply to communicate ideas, educate, or persuade, but to move a prospect closer to a purchase.... more...

  • Writing Education Researchby Joy Egbert; Sherry Sanden

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 34.95

    For both new academics and those with some experience, writing articles of publishable quality can be particularly challenging. Developing the necessary skill set requires useful information, hard work, and the type of direction infrequently offered in research methods courses, leaving researchers to piece together resources on their own. This book... more...

  • Erzähltextanalyse [German-language Edition]by Meinhard Mair

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 63.99

    This comprehensive and systematic text book provides teachers and students alike with a profound, yet concise reference for the analysis of narrative texts. It provides appropriate and differentiated terminological and methodological tools to all the questions that arise when analyzing a narrative text. An advantage of this textbook is that the narrative... more...

  • Distant Publicsby Jenny Rice

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2012; US$ 26.95

    Urban sprawl is omnipresent in America and has left many citizens questioning their ability to stop it. In Distant Publics, Jenny Rice examines patterns of public discourse that have evolved in response to development in urban and suburban environments. Centering her study on Austin, Texas, Rice finds a city that has simultaneously celebrated and... more...

  • 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...