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The Little Red Writing Book Deluxe Edition

by Brandon Royal

For Writing and Grammar Aficionados from All Walks of Life!

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...


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...


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...


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

by Alan R. Perreiah

For humanists the perfect language was a revived Classical Latin. For scholastics it was a practical logic adapted to the needs of education.Though they have long been portrayed as arch rivals, Alan Perreiah...


The Great Silent Majority: Nixon's 1969 Speech on Vietnamization

by Karlyn Kohrs Campbell

In his televised and widely watched speech to the nation on November 3, 1969, Pres. Richard M. Nixon introduced a phrase-"silent majority"-and a policy-Vietnamization of the war effort-that echo down to the...


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 Open Hand: Arguing as an Art of Peace

by Barry M. Kroll

Based on five years of classroom experimentation, The Open Hand presents a highly practical yet transformational philosophy of teaching argumentative writing. In his course Arguing as an Art of Peace, Barry...


The Writing Teacher's Activity-A-Day: 180 Reproducible Prompts and Quick-Writes for the Secondary Classroom

by Mary Ellen Ledbetter

Classroom-tested methods for boosting secondary students' writing skills

The Writing Teacher's Activity-a-Day offers teachers, homeschoolers, and parents 180 ready-to-use, reproducible activities that enhance...


Coming to Terms: The Collected Works of Jane Blankenship

by Jane Blankenship, Janette Kenner Muir & Karlyn Kohrs Campbell

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...


Acceptable Prejudice? Fat, Rhetoric and Social Justice

by Ph.D., Lonie McMichael

Fat prejudice is exploding in American society, yet even social justice advocates tend to deny fat individuals protection because fat is seen as unhealthy and permanently changeable-concepts supported by a great...


Feminist Rhetorical Resilience

by Elizabeth A Flynn, Patricia Sotirin & Ann Brady

Although it is well known in other fields, the concept of “resilience” has not been addressed explicitly by feminist rhetoricians. This collection develops it in readings of rhetorical situations across...


A City of Marble: The Rhetoric of Augustan Rome

by Kathleen S. Lamp & Thomas W. Benson

A transdisciplinary approach to the relationship between classical rhetoric and Augustan culture


After the Public Turn: Composition, Counterpublics, and the Citizen Bricoleur

by Frank Farmer

In After the Public Turn, author Frank Farmer argues that counterpublics and the people who make counterpublics—“citizen bricoleurs”—deserve a more prominent role in our scholarship and in our classrooms....


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...