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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 Discourse of Propaganda

by John Oddo

In the early 1990s, false reports of Iraqi soldiers in Kuwait allowing premature infants to die by removing them from their incubators helped to justify the Persian Gulf War, just as spurious reports of weapons...


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...


The Art of Controversy

by Arthur Schopenhauer

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Published posthumously, The Art of Controversy is one of the most popular books written by Arthur Schopenhauer. It provides us with invaluable...


The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition

by William Strunk, Jr.

'The Elements of Style' (1918), by William Strunk, Jr., is an American English writing style guide. It is the best-known, most influential prescriptive treatment of English grammar and usage, and often is required...


The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition

by William Strunk, Jr.

'The Elements of Style' (1918), by William Strunk, Jr., is an American English writing style guide. It is the best-known, most influential prescriptive treatment of English grammar and usage, and often is required...


The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition

by William Strunk, Jr.

The Elements of Style is a prescriptive American English writing style guide in numerous editions. The original was composed by William Strunk Jr., in 1918, and published by Harcourt, in 1920, comprising eight...


The Elements of Style

by William Strunk, Jr.

The Elements of Style is a prescriptive American English writing style guide in numerous editions. The original was composed by William Strunk Jr., in 1918, and published by Harcourt, in 1920, comprising eight...