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  • Rhetorical Delivery as Technological Discourseby Ben McCorkle

    Southern Illinois University Press 2012; US$ 35.00

    According to Ben McCorkle, the rhetorical canon of delivery—traditionally seen as the aspect of oratory pertaining to vocal tone, inflection, and physical gesture—has undergone a period of renewal within the last few decades to include the array of typefaces, color palettes, graphics, and other design elements used to convey a message... more...

  • Prophets, Gurus, and Punditsby Anna M. Young

    Southern Illinois University Press 2014; US$ 40.00

    In Prophets, Gurus, and Pundits , author Anna M. Young proposes that the difficulty of bridging the gap between intellectuals and the public is not a failure of ideas; rather, it is an issue of rhetorical strategy. By laying a rhetorical foundation and presenting analytical case studies of contemporary “public intellectuals,” Young creates... more...

  • Metaphor and Metonymy in Comparison and Contrastby René Dirven; Ralf Pörings

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 224.00

    The book elaborates one of Roman Jakobson's many brilliant ideas, i.e. his insight that the two cognitive strategies of the metaphoric and the metonymic are the end-points on a continuum of conceptualization processes. This elaboration is achieved on the background of Lakoff and Johnson's twodomain approach, i.e. the mapping of a source onto a target... more...

  • Die perfekte Redeby Hans-Uwe L. Köhler

    Gabal Verlag 2011; US$ 21.80

    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$ 8.30

    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...

  • The Magic of Metaphorby Nick Owen

    Crown House Publishing 2001; US$ 24.78

    The Magic of Metaphor presents a collection of stories designed to engage, inspire, and transform the listener and the reader.Some of the stories motivate, some are spiritual, and some provide strategies for excellence. All promote positive feelings, encouraging confi dence, direction, and vision. 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...