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Semantics

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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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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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Metaphor and Musical Thought
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Michael Spitzer
 
Treating issues of language, aesthetics, semiotics, and cognition, this book offers an evaluation and an original theory of the ways our cultural values have informed the metaphors we use to...
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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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Words and Meanings: Lexical Semantics...
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Cliff Goddard; Anna Wierzbicka
 
This book presents cross-linguistic and cross-cultural investigations of word meaning from different domains of the lexicon - concrete, abstract, physical, sensory, emotional, and social. The words they consider are complex...
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The Oxford Guide to the Romance...
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Adam Ledgeway; Martin Maiden
 
This book is the most exhaustive treatment of the Romance languages available today. It offers a detailed structural examination of individual Romance varieties as well as a comprehensive comparative account...
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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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Verbal Judo: The Gentle Art of...
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George J. Thompson
 
"When you react, the event controls you. When you respond, you're in control." Verbal Judo is the classic guide to the martial art of the mind and mouth that...
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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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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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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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Category Mistakes
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Ofra Magidor
 
Category mistakes are sentences such as 'Green ideas sleep furiously' or 'Saturday is in bed'. They strike us as highly infelicitous but it is hard to explain precisely why this...
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After Rhetoric: The Study of ...
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Stephen R. Yarbrough
 
Aware that categorical thinking imposes restrictions on the ways we communicate, Stephen R. Yarbrough proposes discourse studies as an alternative to rhetoric and...
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How Gender Shapes the World
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Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald
 
This book focuses on how gender in its many guises - Linguistic, Natural, Social - is reflected in human languages, how it features in myths and metaphors, and the role...
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Teaching Bodies: Moral Formation in...
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Mark D. Jordan
 
In Teaching Bodies, leading scholar of Christian thought Mark D. Jordan offers an original reading of the Summa of Theology of Thomas Aquinas. Reading backward, Jordan...
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Rhetoric in Tooth and Claw: Animals,...
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Debra Hawhee
 
We tend to think of rhetoric as a solely human art. After all, only humans can use language artfully to make a point, the very definition of rhetoric. Yet when...
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