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The Little Red Writing Book Deluxe Edition: Two Winning Books in One, Writing plus Grammar

by Brandon Royal

This deluxe edition contains the complete contents of The Little Red Writing Book and The Little Gold Grammar Book. Whereas writing is based on principles — in which writing is deemed better or worse, more...


Jewish Rhetorics: History, Theory, Practice

by Michael Bernard-Donals & Janice W. Fernheimer

Addresses the plurality of Jewish approaches to rhetoric and traditions from ancient times to the present day


Behold the Proverbs of a People: Proverbial Wisdom in Culture, Literature, and Politics

by Wolfgang Mieder

The preeminent scholar of proverbs addresses the immense cultural impact of proverbs world-wide


Rhetorical Touch: Disability, Identification, Haptics

by Shannon Walters & Thomas W. Benson

Rhetorical Touch argues for an understanding of touch as a rhetorical art by approaching the sense of touch through the kinds of bodies and minds that rhetorical history and theory have tended to exclude. In...


Rhetoric and Power: The Drama of Classical Greece

by Nathan Crick & Thomas W. Benson

Through Rhetoric and Power, Nathan Crick dramatizes the history of rhetoric by explaining its origin and development in Classical Greece beginning the oral displays of Homeric eloquence in a time of kings following...


Rhetoric in the Flesh: Trained Vision, Technical Expertise, and the Gross Anatomy Lab

by T. Kenny Fountain

Rhetoric in the Flesh is the first book-length ethnographic study of the gross anatomy lab to explain how rhetorical discourses, multimodal displays, and embodied practices facilitate learning and technical...


The Rhetoric of Genocide: Death as a Text

by Ben Voth

Through the careful analysis of historical figures and empirical policy successes, The Rhetoric of Genocide: Death as a Text reveals how strategic communication silences make the tragedy of genocide probable...


Language, Structure and Reproduction (Routledge Revivals): An Introduction to the Sociology of Basil Bernstein

by Paul Atkinson

Basil Bernstein is one of the most creative and influential of contemporary British sociologists, yet his work - especially that relating to language and social structure - is widely misunderstood and misrepresented....


Communication, Public Discourse, and Road Safety Campaigns: Persuading People to Be Safer

by Nurit Guttman

This book discusses the use of communication campaigns to promote road safety, arguing that they need to elicit public discourse on issues pertaining to culture, equity, gender, workplace norms, environmental...


Rhetoric and Philosophy

by Richard A. Cherwitz & Henry W. Johnstone Jr.

This important volume explores alternative ways in which those involved in the field of speech communication have attempted to find a philosophical grounding for rhetoric. Recognizing that rhetoric can be supported...


Real Feature Writing

by Abraham Aamidor

Real Feature Writing emphasizes story shape and structure by illustrating several distinct types of feature and non-fiction stories, all drawn from the real world. Author Abraham Aamidor presents a collection...


Renaissance Truths: Humanism, Scholasticism and the Search for the Perfect Language

by Alan R. Perreiah

Though they have long been portrayed as arch rivals, Alan Perreiah here argues that humanists and scholastics were in fact working in complementary ways toward some of the same goals. After locating the two...


What to Talk About: On a Plane, at a Cocktail Party, in a Tiny Elevator with Your Boss's Boss

by Chris Colin, Rob Baedeker & Tony Millionaire

Homo sapiens have been speaking for hundreds of years—and yet basic communication still stymies us. We freeze up in elevators, on dates, at parties, under Dumpsters. We stagger through our exchanges merely...


The Style and Rhetoric of Elizabeth Dole: Public Persona and Political Discourse

by Rachel B. Friedman & Ronald E. Lee

Through an examination of Elizabeth Dole’s public discourse, this book explores the political style of a female politician who sought and exercised political power. The critical analysis reveals the strengths...


Freedom and Dialogue in a Polarized World

by Sharon Schuman

This book invites us to question our infatuation with freedom as autonomy and enlightenment and introduces a new concept: dialogic freedom. It presents riveting moments of decision in literature from Homer’s...


Words - I Know What I Want To Say - I Just Don't Know How To Say It:  How To Write Essays, Reports, Blogs, Presentations, Books, Proposals, Memos, And

by Mark Hanen

Words skillfully guides you, step by step, through your entire writing project. Written in a conversational style, Words explains how to shape, focus, organize, and polish your nonfiction writing. It coaches...


The Multimediated Rhetoric of the Internet: Digital Fusion

by Carolyn Handa

This project is a critical, rhetorical study of the digital text we call the Internet, in particular the style and figurative surface of its many pages as well as the conceptual, design patterns structuring...


Rhetoric as Pedagogy: Its History, Philosophy, and Practice: Essays in Honor of James J. Murphy

by Winifred Bryan Horner, Michael Leff & Robert Gaines

To provide a view of the history of western rhetoric, this volume presents original articles by a number of world-renowned scholars representing different countries and varying viewpoints. In discussing the...


Making and Unmaking the Prospects for Rhetoric: Selected Papers From the 1996 Rhetoric Society of America Conference

by Theresa Jarnagin Enos

The 1996 Meeting of the Rhetoric Society of America commemorated the 25th anniversary of the publication of Lloyd Bitzer and Edwin Black's The Prospect of Rhetoric. In so doing, the conference gave scholars...


Writing and Reading Mental Health Records: Issues and Analysis in Professional Writing and Scientific Rhetoric

by J. Frederick Reynolds, David C. Mair & Pamela C. Fischer

This revised and updated second edition is a rhetorical analysis of written communication in the mental health community. As such, it contributes to the growing body of research being done in rhetoric and composition...