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  • Textual Metonymyby Dr Abdul Gabbar Al-Sharafi

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 145.00

    Textual Metonymy employs a theoretical framework combining rhetoric, figurative theory and textlinguistics. In the process, a very full historical account of treatments of metonymy from classical traditions up to the present time is given and critiqued. The author proposes a semiotic approach to the treatment of metonymy, on the basis of which a... 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...

  • Rhetorics of the Americasby DamiŠn Baca; Victor Villanueva

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    This book will provide the first collection of original research and scholarship on uniquely Western Hemispheric rhetorics. more...

  • A Corpus Linguistic Approach to Literary Language and Characterizationby Giuseppina Balossi

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This book focusses on computer methodologies as a way of investigating language and character in literary texts. Both theoretical and practical, it surveys investigations into characterization in literary linguistics and personality in social psychology, before carrying out a computational analysis of Virginia Woolf?s experimental novel The Waves... more...

  • Ringoby Laurie Barber

    Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 12.99

    In this sequel to the popular 'My Word', Laurie Barber highlights some of the common and not-so-common words used as we mangle our language. He also gives some fascinating stories about how words have evolved. *Why did Humpty Dumpty fall off that wall?*The day the Methodists had an orgy.*Did Isabella wear the same underwear for three years?*A... more...

  • Metaphors for Learningby Erich A. Berendt

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 158.00

    In Contemporary Metaphor Theory (CMT) research has predominantly focused on the English language with few studies of others and even less systematic comparative work. This volume focuses on the discourse domain of LEARNING (formal, technical and informal aspects) and brings together a variety of language perspectives, some specifically comparative,... more...

  • The Practice of Theoryby Michael F. Bernard-Donals

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 44.00

    Examines the practical use of theory as a pedagogical aid and argues for a broader conception of rhetoric in the human sciences. more...

  • Teaching Academic Writing in European Higher Educationby Bjö; Lennart rk; Gerd Bršuer; Lotte Rienecker

    Springer 2003; US$ 86.95

    Describing in detail teaching philosophies, curricular structures, research approaches and organizational models used in European countries, this volume offers concrete teaching strategies and examples ranging from individual tutorials to large classes. more...

  • The African Origins of Rhetoricby Cecil Blake

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Through a critical analysis of ancient African texts that predate Greco-Roman treatises Cecil Blake revisits the roots of rhetorical theory and challenges what is often advanced as the "darkness metaphor" -- the rhetorical construction of Africa and Africans. Blake offers a thorough examination of Ptah-hotep and core African ethical principles (Maat)... more...

  • The Rhetoric of RHETORICby Wayne C. Booth

    Wiley 2009; US$ 36.95

    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... more...