Style. Composition. Rhetoric

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Metaphor in Culture: Universality and Variation

Metaphor in Culture

Universality and Variation


This exciting book proposes a new theory of metaphor variation.

A Systematic Theory of Argumentation: The pragma-dialectical approach

This is a major contribution to the study of argumentation.

The Cambridge Handbook of Metaphor and Thought

In this book, a distinguished cast of authors explore the significance of metaphor in language,...

The Rhetoric of RHETORIC: The Quest for Effective Communication

The Rhetoric of RHETORIC

The Quest for Effective Communication

Wiley (2008)

In this manifesto, distinguished critic Wayne Booth claims that communication in every corner of...

Language, Usage and Cognition

Outlines a theory of language use and language change, focusing on the processes that give languages...

A Handbook of Persuasive Tactics: A Practical Language Guide

Most people have to communicate with colleagues every day and persuade them to understand their...

The Language of Everyday Life: An Introduction

This is a lively, practical guide that provides a fascinating linguistic description of six familiar...

Academic Evaluation: Review Genres in University Settings

Academic Evaluation

Review Genres in University Settings


This book explores how academics publically evaluate each others' work. Focusing on blurbs, book...

Language, Ideology and Point of View

This systematic introduction to the concept of point of view in language explores the ways in which...

The Essentials of Academic Writing for International Students

Most international students need to write essays and reports for exams and coursework, but writing...