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Rhetoric

  • The Oxford Handbook of the Second Sophisticby Daniel S. Richter; William A. Johnson

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 174.99

    Focusing on the period known as the Second Sophistic, this Handbook offers guidance on the wide range of textual materials that survive, many of which are useful or even core to inquiries of particularly current interest, while also keeping a sharp focus on how we can best situate these texts within the broader socio-cultural milieu. more...

  • Communicating Creativityby Darryl Hocking

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 94.48

    This book provides an extensive and original analysis of the way that written and spoken communication facilitates creative practice in the university art and design studio. Challenging the established view of creativity as a personal attribute which can be objectively measured, the author demonstrates instead that creativity and creative practice... more...

  • Handbuch Rhetorik und Philosophieby Andreas Hetzel; Gerald Posselt

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 229.99

    This series on rhetoric illuminates the discipline both systematically and from a historical perspective. Each handbook is devoted to a different subfield, in line with the development of the discipline since the 18 th century. The series focuses on modern developments while discussing both theoretical and practical insights. more...

  • Landmark Essays on Rhetoric and Literatureby Craig Kallendorf

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 38.95

    The studies of rhetoric and literature have been closely connected on the theoretical level ever since antiquity, and many great works of literature were written by men and women who were well versed in rhetoric. It is therefore well worth investigating exactly what these writers knew about rhetoric and how the practice of literary criticism has been... more...

  • Minimal English for a Global Worldby Cliff Goddard

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 102.75

    This book introduces a new tool for improving communication and promoting clearer thinking in a world where the use of Global English can create numerous comprehension and communication issues. Based on research findings from cross-linguistic semantics, it contains essays and studies by leading experts exploring the value and application of ‘Minimal... more...

  • Introducing Discourse Analysisby James Paul Gee

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 34.95

    Introducing Discourse Analysis: From Grammar to Society is a concise and accessible introduction by bestselling author, James Paul Gee, to the fundamental ideas behind different specific approaches to discourse analysis, or the analysis of language in use. The book stresses how grammar sets up choices for speakers and writers to make, choices which... more...

  • Strategic Silenceby Roumen Dimitrov

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Mainstream public relations overvalues noise, sound and voice in public communication. But how can we explain that while practitioners use silence on a daily basis, academics have widely remained quiet on the subject? Why is silence habitually famed as inherently bad and unethical? Silence is neither separate from nor the opposite of communication.... more...

  • Time To Know Themby Marilyn S. Sternglass

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    In a time of declining resources in institutions of higher education, we grapple with how priorities are to be set for the limited resources available. Most vulnerable are those students labeled underprepared by colleges and universities. Should we argue that the limited resources available ought to be used to support these students through their undergraduate... more...

  • Diskursphänomen Cybermobbingby Konstanze Marx

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 126.99

    Cybermobbing ist ein spezifischer Typ digitaler Gewalt, der vor allem unter Kindern und Jugendlichen vorkommt und in den Fokus der breiten Öffentlichkeit geraten ist. Die Cybermobbing-Forschung ist geprägt von zahlreichen sozialpsychologischen und medienwissenschaftlichen Studien. Eine linguistische Beschäftigung mit konkretem Sprachmaterial stand... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Rhetorical Studiesby Michael J. MacDonald

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 149.99

    Featuring roughly sixty specially commissioned essays by an international cast of leading rhetoric experts from North America, Europe, and Great Britain, the Handbook will offer readers a comprehensive topical and historical survey of the theory and practice of rhetoric from ancient Greece and Rome through the Middle Ages and Enlightenment up to the... more...