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  • 30 Minuten Rhetorikby Peter Heigl

    Gabal Verlag 2011; US$ 9.20

    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...

  • Academic Evaluationby Professor Ken Hyland; Dr Giuliana Diani

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    This book explores how academics publically evaluate each others' work. Focusing on blurbs, book reviews, review articles, and literature reviews, the international contributors to the volume show how writers manage to critically engage with others' ideas, argue their own viewpoints, and establish academic credibility. more...

  • Academic Voicesby Kjersti Fløttum; Trine Dahl; Torodd Kinn

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 173.00

    This book explores how the voices of authors and other researchers are manifested in academic discourse, and how the author handles the polyphonic interaction between these various parties. It represents a unique study of academic discourse in that it takes a doubly contrastive approach, focusing on the two factors of discipline and language at the... more...

  • The African Origins of Rhetoricby Cecil Blake

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    Through a critical analysis of ancient African texts that predate Greco-Roman treaties, 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. more...

  • Argumentationby Frans H. van Eemeren; Rob Grootendorst; A. Francisca Sn Henkemans

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 44.95

    This text offers an introduction to analyzing, evaluating, and presenting oral and written argumentation, based on the pragma-dialetical theory of argument. It is intended for students of argumentation, applied linguistics, communication, or philosophy. more...

  • Argumentation in Practiceby Frans H. van Eemeren; Peter Houtlosser

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 188.00

    Since the late 1950s the study of argumentation has developed from a marginal part of logic and rhetoric into a genuine interdisciplinary academic discipline. After having first been primarily concerned with creating an adequate philosophical perspective on argumentation, argumentation theorists have gradually shifted their focus of attention to a... more...

  • Argumentative Indicatorsby Frans H. Eemeren; Peter Houtlosser; A. Francisca Snoeck Henkemans

    Springer 2007; US$ 179.00

    Argumentative Indicators: A Pragma-Dialectical Study identifies and analyses English words and expressions that are crucial for an adequate reconstruction of argumentative discourse. It provides the analyst of argumentative discussions and texts with a systematic set of instruments for giving a well founded analysis which results in an analytic overview... more...

  • The Art Galleryby Sally Jones; Amanda Jones

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 9.49

    The ‘Creative Writing Tutor’ scheme provides a lively series of themed booklets that will stimulate your child’s imagination and inspire him or her to write in a more interesting way and to achieve better results. The booklets provide ‘a tutor’ for the child, fun features and stories to read, follow up activities to complete,... more...

  • Aspects of Metaphor in Physicsby Hanna Pulaczewska

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 133.00

    For decades there has been awareness of the fact that the natural sciences and the language they use are not metaphor-free domains. This study draws together statements on this phenomenon made in a discourse context hitherto dominated by theoreticians and philosophers of science and points up new perspectives of an interdisciplinary nature discussed... more...

  • The Cambridge Handbook of Metaphor and Thoughtby Raymond W. Jr. Gibbs

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 51.00

    In this 2008 book, a distinguished cast of authors explore the significance of metaphor in language, thought, culture, and artistic expression. more...