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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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How Interpretation Makes ...
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Ingo Venzke
 
An account of how the practice of interpretation makes international law, drawing specific attention to the increasing authority of international courts and institutions, this book analyses the role that the...
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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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Metaphor
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Denis Donoghue
 
Metaphor supposes that an ordinary word could have been used, but instead something unexpected appears. The point of a metaphor is to enrich experience by bringing different associations to mind...
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The Sentence in Language and Cognition
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Tista Bagchi
 
This book traces from antiquity to the present the concept of the sentence as a fundamental unit of human language and cognition and situates it in different languages and linguistic...
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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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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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The Rhetoric of Plato's Republic:...
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James L. Kastely
 
Plato isn't exactly thought of as a champion of democracy, and perhaps even less as an important rhetorical theorist. In this book, James L. Kastely recasts Plato in...
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Oxford Dictionary of Reference and...
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Andrew Delahunty; Sheila Dignen
 
An absorbing dictionary that clearly explains the meanings of references and allusions that are likely to be encountered in modern English. Drawing on the resources of the Oxford English Corpus...
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Reading Sounds: Closed-Captioned ...
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Sean Zdenek
 
Imagine a common movie scene: a hero confronts a villain. Captioning such a moment would at first glance seem as basic as transcribing the dialogue. But consider the...
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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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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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Does Science Need a Global Language?:...
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Scott L. Montgomery; David Crystal
 
In all scientific endeavors lies the ancient drive for sharing ideas and knowledge, and now this can be accomplished in a single tongue - English. But is this a good...
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