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Transnational Feminist Rhetorics and Gendered Leadership in Global Politics: From Daughters of Destiny to Iron Ladies

by Rebecca S. Richards & Rebecca Dingo

This project analyzes how political women rhetorically perform—discursively, visually, and physically—their positions of power and how these performances are read, time again, against and with other women...


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


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...


Blogging: How Our Private Thoughts Went Public

by Kristin Roeschenthaler Wolfe

Public versus private is an ongoing concern in communication. This book examines this phenomenon through self-representational writing and the philosophical lens of Hannah Arendt’s public versus private theory,...


A Functional Analysis of Political Television Advertisements

by William L. Benoit

A Functional Analysis of Political Television Advertisements is a unique investigation into the extremely important medium of campaign advertising. The book analyzes presidential primary and general ads through...


Purpose, Practice, and Pedagogy in Rhetorical Criticism

by Jim A. Kuypers, Raymie E. McKerrow, Dana L. Cloud & Celeste M. Condit et al.

Purpose, Practice, and Pedagogy in Rhetorical Criticism brings together fifteen rhetorical critics who address contemporary issues in criticism by answering three key questions: What is the purpose of rhetorical...


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...


Coming to Terms: The Collected Works of Jane Blankenship

by Jane Blankenship, Janette Kenner Muir, Edward Murphy & Don Paul Abbott et al.

Coming to Terms: The Collected Works of Jane Blankenship, is an edited collection from Jane Blankenship and Janette Kenner Muir which provides a deeper understanding of how an academic life is composed—how...


Governing Codes: Gender, Metaphor, and Political Identity

by Karrin Vasby Anderson & Kristina Horn Sheeler

Governing Codes examines the political identity of four contemporary U.S. political figures_Democrats Ann Richards and Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republicans Christine Todd Whitman and Elizabeth Dole_illustrating...


The Song of the Sirens and Other Essays

by Pietro Pucci

In this collection of his essays on Homer, some new and some appearing for the first time in English, the distinguished scholar Pietro Pucci examines the linguistic and rhetorical features of the poet's works....


The Rhetorical Surface of Democracy: How Deliberative Ideals Undermine Democratic Politics

by Scott Welsh

The Rhetorical Surface of Democracy: How Deliberative Ideals Undermine Democratic Politics, by Scott Welsh, disputes the idea that democracy has anything to do with public deliberation in pursuit of collective...


African American Women's Rhetoric: The Search for Dignity, Personhood, and Honor

by Deborah F. Atwater

African American Women's Rhetoric is a comprehensive study of the ways in which African American women in politics, education, business, and other social contexts have tried to persuade their audiences to value...


F.C.S. Schiller and the Dawn of Pragmatism: The Rhetoric of a Philosophical Rebel

by Mark J. Porrovecchio

Ferdinand Canning Scott Schiller (1864–1937) was the foremost first generation British pragmatist; he is also the most overlooked pragmatist. F. C. S. Schiller and the Dawn of Pragmatism: The Rhetoric of a...


The George W. Bush Presidency: A Rhetorical Perspective

by Robert E. Denton Jr., Jim A. Kuypers, Stephen Cooper & Matthew J. Franck et al.

The George W. Bush Presidency: A Rhetorical Perspective, edited by Robert E. Denton, Jr., examines the rhetoric of former president George W. Bush across contexts of domestic policy, foreign policy, the wars...


Rhetoric at the Non-Substantialistic Turn

by Therese Boos Dykeman

Rhetoric at the Non-Substantialistic Turn: The East-West Coin presents a unique theory of rhetoric that encompasses both Eastern and Western approaches. Based on the Field-Being philosophy founded by Lik Kuen...


The Elements of Style ( Fourth Edition ) ( A to Z Classics)

by William Strunk

Auteur Strunk, William, 1869-1946 Titre The Elements of Style Langue Anglais Classe LoC PE: Language and Literatures: English Sujet English language -- Rhetoric Sujet English language -- Style Sujet Report writing...


Critics, Compilers, and Commentators

by James E.G. Zetzel

"To teach correct Latin and to explain the poets" were the two standard duties of Roman teachers. Not only was a command of literary Latin a prerequisite for political and social advancement, but a sense of...


Dictionary of Rhetorical Terms

by Gregory T. Howard

This rhetorical resource is, foremost, written by a student of rhetoric for students of rhetoric. Therefore, it is a rich and perfect mixture of definition and analysis (including ample space for notes and additions)....


Language Power

by Byron Renz

The focus of Language Power: Dynamic Progression from Word to Message is on words and how they convey meaning and feeling. The microscopic focus on the word itself evolves into the logical organization of words...


Letter Writing Guide for Scholars, Lovers & Workers

by Yinka Amuda

This book contains a variety of letters aimed at partners/courting couples or those in the process of developing a relationship with the opposite sex; covering several aspects of correspondence between a romantically...