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  • Democratic Vernaculars

    Rhetorics of Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Criticism since the Enlightenment, 1st Edition

    By J Michael Sproule

    Democratic Vernaculars is a comprehensive, culturally inclusive, and thematically unified history of the communicative, audience-centered rhetorical vernacular that occupies the “middle range” of English, bounded on the one side by expressive structure (grammar and linguistics) and on…

    Paperback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge

  • A Short History of Writing Instruction

    From Ancient Greece to Contemporary America, 4th Edition

    Edited by James J. Murphy, Chris Thaiss

    Paperback – 2020-03-02 
    Routledge

  • The Neuroscience of Multimodal Persuasive Messages

    Persuading the Brain, 1st Edition

    By Dirk Remley

    In this book, Dirk Remley applies his model of integrating multimodal rhetorical theory and multi-sensory neural processing theory pertaining to cognition and learning to multimodal persuasive messages. Using existing theories from multimodal rhetoric and specific findings from neurobiological…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Professional Communication and Network Interaction

    A Rhetorical and Ethical Approach, 1st Edition

    By Heidi A. McKee, James E. Porter

    Digital technologies and social media have changed the processes, products, and interactions of professional communication, reshaping how, when, with whom, and where business professionals communicate. This book examines these changes by asking: How does rhetorical theory need to adapt and develop…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Topic-Driven Environmental Rhetoric

    1st Edition

    Edited by Derek G. Ross

    Common topics and commonplaces help develop arguments and shape understanding. When used in argumentation, they may help interested parties more effectively communicate valuable information. The purpose of this edited collection on topics of environmental rhetoric is to fill gaps in scholarship…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Posthuman Praxis in Technical Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kristen R. Moore, Daniel P. Richards

    This collection, aimed at scholars, teachers, and practitioners in technical communication, focuses on the praxis-based connections between technical communication and theoretical movements that have emerged in the past several decades, namely new materialism and posthumanism. It provides a much…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Rhetorical Realism

    Rhetoric, Ethics, and the Ontology of Things, 1st Edition

    By Scot Barnett

    Rhetorical Realism responds to the surging interest in nonhumans across the humanities by exploring how realist commitments have historically accompanied understandings of rhetoric from antiquity to the present. For a discipline that often defines itself according to human speech and writing, the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Aboutness of Writing Center Talk

    A Corpus-Driven and Discourse Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Jo Mackiewicz

    Writing centers in universities and colleges aim to help student writers develop practices that will make them better writers in the long term and that will improve their draft papers in the short term. The tutors who work in writing centers accomplish such goals through one-to-one talk about…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Rhetoric of Videogames as Embodied Practice

    Procedural Habits, 1st Edition

    By Steve Holmes

    The Rhetoric of Videogames as Embodied Practice offers a critical reassessment of embodiment and materiality in rhetorical considerations of videogames. Holmes argues that rhetorical and philosophical conceptions of "habit" offer a critical resource for describing the interplay between thinking (…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Attic Oratory and Performance

    1st Edition

    By Andreas Serafim

    In a society where public speech was integral to the decision-making process, and where all affairs pertaining to the community were the subject of democratic debate, the communication between the speaker and his audience in the public forum, whether the law-court or the Assembly, cannot be…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • American Political Discourse on China

    1st Edition

    By Michelle Murray Yang

    Despite the U.S. and China’s shared economic and political interests, distrust between the nations persists. How does the United States rhetorically navigate its relationship with China in the midst of continued distrust? This book pursues this question by rhetorically analyzing U.S. news and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Elite Discourse

    The rhetorics of status, privilege and power, 1st Edition

    Edited by Crispin Thurlow, Adam Jaworski

    Elite Discourse examines how language and communication – or just discourse – define, mediate and legitimize class privilege. It does so from the perspective of those people and places who often stand to gain most from inequality. Collectively, chapters consider language and communication that is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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