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Semantics

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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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The Book of Dissent: Revolutionary...
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Andrew Hsiao
 
Fully updated compendium of revolt and resistance
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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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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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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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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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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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Semantics: A Cognitive Account of...
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Zeki Hamawand
 
Semantics: A Cognitive Account of Linguistic Meaning is a comprehensive introduction to the study of the meaning of linguistic expressions in English: words and sentences.
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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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Imagination and Convention:...
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Ernie Lepore; Matthew Stone
 
How do hearers manage to understand speakers? And how do speakers manage to shape hearers' understanding? Lepore and Stone show that standard views about the workings of semantics and pragmatics...
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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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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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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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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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Plato, Derrida, and Writing
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Jasper Neel
 
Analyses the emerging field of composition studies within the epistemological and ontological debate over writing precipitated by Plato, who would have us abandon writing entirely, and continued by Derrida, who...
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