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The Book of Dissent: Revolutionary...
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Andrew Hsiao
 
Fully updated compendium of revolt and resistance
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The Gift of the Gab: How Eloquence Works
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David Crystal
 
A many-faceted exploration of spoken eloquence: how it works, how it has evolved, and how to tap its remarkable power
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Mythologies
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Roland Barthes; Annette Lavers
 
A collection of essays that explores the myths of mass culture. It deciphers the symbols and signs embedded deep in familiar aspects of modern life, unmasking the hidden ideologies and...
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Burning the Candle
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Christine Evans
Seldom does one get the chance to get as close as this to the writing process. The poet asks "Where does it come from, what starts it off, this itch...
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A Lover's Discourse: Fragments
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Roland Barthes
 
The language we use when we are in love is not a language we speak, for it is addressed to ourselves and to our imaginary beloved. This book revives -...
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Three Arabic Treatises on Aristole's...
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Lahcen Elyazghi Ezzaher; Lahcen...
 
It is increasingly well documented that western rhetoric's journey from pagan Athens to the medieval academies of Christian Europe was significantly influ-enced by the...
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Rhetorical Style: The Uses of ...
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Jeanne Fahnestock
 
A comprehensive guide to the language of argument, Rhetorical Style offers a renewed appreciation of the persuasive power of the English language.
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Music as Discourse: Semiotic...
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Kofi Agawu
 
The question of whether music has meaning has been the subject of sustained debate ever since music became a subject of academic inquiry. Is music a language? Does it...
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Longman Academic Writing Series 4:...
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Alice Oshima; Ann Hogue
 
The Longman Academic Writing Series helps students master the academic writing skills needed to succeed in their academic careers. The five-level series spans writing...
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Talking About Troubles in Conversation
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Gail Jefferson; Paul Drew; John...
 
In groundbreaking research Gail Jefferson explores in fine detail the interactional complexities of talking about troubles, not in any professional or therapeutic setting, but in their ordinary conversations with family...
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Fate, Time, and Language: An Essay on...
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David Foster Wallace; Steven M. Cahn;...
 
Long before he probed the workings of time, human choice, and human frailty in "Infinite Jest," Wallace wrote a brilliant philosophical critique of Richard Taylor's argument for fatalism. This volume...
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New Playwriting Strategies: Language...
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Paul C. Castagno
 
New Playwriting Strategies has become a canonical text in the study and teaching of playwriting, offering a fresh and dynamic insight into the subject. This thoroughly...
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Rhetorical Strategies for ...
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Karen A. Wink
 
Cracking an Academic Code: Rhetorical Strategies for Composition is a worktext designed for composition students to apply rhetorical theory in their writing.The exercises interconnect rhetorical skill work for students to...
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Classroom Discourse Analysis: A Tool...
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Betsy R. Rymes
 
This second edition of Classroom Discourse Analysis continues to make techniques widely used in the field of discourse analysis accessible to a broad audience and...
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One for Sorrow: A Book of...
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Chloe Rhodes
 
This charming book is filled with sayings, legends and proverbs derived from the oral history of the countryside and unveils how they came about, what they mean, and how they...
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Michael Moore and the Rhetoric of...
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Thomas W. Benson; Brian J. Snee
 
Not afraid to tackle provocative topics in American culture, from gun violence and labor policies to terrorism and health care, Michael Moore has earned both applause...
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