Communication: Rhetoric

  • Humanizing Visual Design: The Rhetoric of Human Forms in Practical Communication book cover

    Humanizing Visual Design

    The Rhetoric of Human Forms in Practical Communication, 1st Edition

    By Charles Kostelnick

    This book analyzes the role that human forms play in visualizing practical information and in making that information understandable, accessible, inviting, and meaningful to readers—in short, "humanizing" it. Drawing on rhetorical theory, art history, design studies, and historical and contemporary…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

  • Becoming a Writing Researcher book cover

    Becoming a Writing Researcher

    2nd Edition

    By Ann M. Blakeslee, Cathy Fleischer

    Becoming a Writing Researcher effectively guides students through the stages of conducting qualitative writing research, from the initial step of seeing themselves as researchers, to identifying research questions, selecting appropriate methodological tools, conducting the research, and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Comic Performativities: Identity, Internet Outrage, and the Aesthetics of Communication book cover

    Comic Performativities

    Identity, Internet Outrage, and the Aesthetics of Communication, 1st Edition

    By Dustin Goltz

    Comic Performativities: Identity, Internet Outrage, and the Aesthetics of Communication studies patterns of criticism and public debate in the relationship between humour, identity, and offense. In an increasingly reductive and politically charged debate, right-wing pundits argue leftist politics…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • The Discursive Power of Memes in Digital Culture: Semiotics, Intertextuality, and Ideology book cover

    The Discursive Power of Memes in Digital Culture

    Semiotics, Intertextuality, and Ideology, 1st Edition

    By Bradley E. Wiggins

    Shared, posted, tweeted, commented upon, and discussed online as well as off-line, internet memes represent a new genre of online communication, and an understanding of their production, dissemination, and implications in the real world enables an improved ability to navigate digital culture. This…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • A Crisis of Civility?: Political Discourse and its Discontents book cover

    A Crisis of Civility?

    Political Discourse and its Discontents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert G. Boatright, Timothy J. Shaffer, Sarah Sobieraj, Dannagal Goldthwaite Young

    The state of political discourse in the United States today has been a subject of concern for many Americans. Political incivility is not merely a problem for political elites; political conversations between American citizens have also become more difficult and tense. The 2016 presidential…

    Paperback – 2019-03-06 
    Routledge

  • Rhetoric, Risk, and Secrecy in the Atomic City book cover

    Rhetoric, Risk, and Secrecy in the Atomic City

    1st Edition

    By Julie M. Staggers

    The Manhattan project’s top-secret plutonium plant at Hanford, Washington, produced the plutonium for the Trinity Test and the Nagasaki bomb and was the biggest engineering project and best-kept secret of World War II. In Rhetoric, Risk, and Secrecy in the Atomic City, Julie Staggers draws on…

    Hardback – 2019-02-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

  • The Twitter Presidency: Donald J. Trump and the Politics of White Rage book cover

    The Twitter Presidency

    Donald J. Trump and the Politics of White Rage, 1st Edition

    By Brian L. Ott, Greg Dickinson

    The Twitter Presidency explores the rhetorical style of President Donald J. Trump, attending to both his general manner of speaking as well as to his preferred modality. Trump’s manner, the authors argue, reflects an aesthetics of white rage, and it is rooted in authoritarianism, narcissism, and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge
    NCA Focus on Communication Studies

  • Learning to Rival: A Literate Practice for Intercultural Inquiry book cover

    Learning to Rival

    A Literate Practice for Intercultural Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Linda Flower, Elenore Long, Lorraine Higgins

    Learning to Rival tells the inside story of college and high school writers learning to "rival"--to actively seek rival hypotheses and negotiate alternative perspectives on charged questions. It shows how this interdisciplinary literate practice alters with the context of use and how, in learning…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28 
    Routledge
    Rhetoric, Knowledge, and Society Series

  • Impressive Shakespeare: Identity, Authority and the Imprint in Shakespearean Drama book cover

    Impressive Shakespeare

    Identity, Authority and the Imprint in Shakespearean Drama, 1st Edition

    By Harry Newman

    Impressive Shakespeare reassesses Shakespeare’s relationship with "print culture" in light of his plays’ engagement with the language and material culture of three interrelated "impressing technologies": wax sealing, coining, and typographic printing. It analyses the material and rhetorical forms…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23 
    Routledge
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • Landmark Essays on Writing Program Administration book cover

    Landmark Essays on Writing Program Administration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kelly Ritter, MELISSA IANETTA

    Kelly Ritter is Professor of English and Writing Studies and Associate Dean for Curricula and Academic Policy at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She has seventeen years’ experience as a WPA across three different universities. Her most recent book is Reframing the Subject: Postwar…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03 
    Routledge
    Landmark Essays Series

  • Microhistories of Communication Studies: Mapping the Future of Communication through Local Narratives book cover

    Microhistories of Communication Studies

    Mapping the Future of Communication through Local Narratives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pat J. Gehrke

    The story of an academic discipline is usually conveyed in grand movements and long spans, but it can also be told through the lives of individual scholars, through the development of specialties, through the creation and change of departments, and through the formation and transformation of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Landmark Essays on Rhetorics of Difference book cover

    Landmark Essays on Rhetorics of Difference

    1st Edition

    Edited by Damian Baca, Ellen Cushman, Jonathan Osborne

    Landmark Essays on Rhetorics of Difference challenges the Eurocentric perspective from which the field of rhetoric is traditionally viewed. Taking a step beyond the creation of alternative rhetorics that maintain the centrality of the European and Greco-Roman tradition, this volume argues on behalf…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Landmark Essays Series

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