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  • Subject as Aporia in Early Modern Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alexander Nagel, Lorenzo Pericolo

    The studies in this volume focus on works of art that generate bafflement, and that make that difficulty of reading part of their rhetorical structure. These are works whose subjects are not easily identifiable or can be readily associated with more than one subject at the same time; works that…

    Hardback – 2010-06-16

  • The African Origins of Rhetoric

    1st Edition

    By Cecil Blake

    Through a critical analysis of ancient African texts that predate Greco-Roman treatises Cecil Blake revisits the roots of rhetorical theory and challenges what is often advanced as the "darkness metaphor" -- the rhetorical construction of Africa and Africans. Blake offers a thorough examination of…

    Paperback – 2010-06-04
    African Studies

  • Humanist Biography in Renaissance Italy and Reformation Germany

    Friendship and Rhetoric, 1st Edition

    By James M. Weiss

    As new kinds of persons arose during the Renaissance and Reformation, writers of biography created new ways to depict them. Foremost among biographers were lay humanists who strategically blended personal memoirs and recently recaptured classical models to produce flexible new forms of biography.…

    Hardback – 2010-04-28
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Feud, Violence and Practice

    Essays in Medieval Studies in Honor of Stephen D. White, 1st Edition

    By Tracey L. Billado

    Edited by Belle S. Tuten

    This collection presents an innovative series of essays about the medieval culture of Feud and Violence. Featuring both prominent senior and younger scholars from the United States and Europe, the contributions offer various methods and points of view in their analyses. All, however, are indebted…

    Hardback – 2010-04-14

  • Encyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition

    Communication from Ancient Times to the Information Age, 1st Edition

    Edited by Theresa Jarnagin Enos

    Available for the first time in paperback, this classic reference surveys the field, covering rhetoric's principles, concepts, applications, practical tools, and major thinkers. Rhetoric is increasingly studied in the context of other disciplines, such as anthropology, linguistics, philosophy,…

    Paperback – 2010-03-17

  • Reengaging the Prospects of Rhetoric

    Current Conversations and Contemporary Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark J. Porrovecchio

    Reengaging the Prospects of Rhetoric reanimates the debate over the function and scope of rhetoric. Providing a contemporary response to the volume The Prospect of Rhetoric (1971), this volume reconceptualizes that classic work to address the challenges facing the study of rhetoric today. With…

    Paperback – 2010-02-12

  • Traditions of Writing Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by CHARLES BAZERMAN, Robert Krut, KAREN LUNSFORD, Susan McLeod, Suzie Null, Paul Rogers, Amanda Stansell

    Traditions of Writing Research reflects the different styles of work offered at the Writing Research Across Borders conference. Organized by Charles Bazerman, one of the pre-eminent scholars in writing studies, the conference facilitated an unprecedented gathering of writing researchers.…

    Paperback – 2009-10-06

  • Argumentation in Higher Education

    Improving Practice Through Theory and Research, 1st Edition

    By Richard Andrews

    Argumentation in Higher Education offers professors, lecturers and researchers informative guidance for teaching effective argumentation skills to their undergraduate and graduate students. This professional guide aims to make the complex topic of argumentation open and transparent. Grounded in…

    Paperback – 2009-09-08

  • Cicero and Modern Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard O. Brooks

    Cicero and Modern Law contains the best modern writings on Cicero's major law related works, such as the Republic, On Law, On Oratory, along with a comprehensive bibliography of writings on Cicero's legal works. These works are organized to reveal the influence of Cicero's writings upon the history…

    Hardback – 2009-08-21
    Philosophers and Law

  • The Rhetorical Nature of XML

    Constructing Knowledge in Networked Environments, 1st Edition

    By J.D. Applen, Rudy McDaniel

    The Rhetorical Nature of XML is the first volume to combine rhetoric, XML, and knowledge management in a substantive manner. It serves as a primer on XML and XML-related technologies, illustrating how the naming of XML elements can be understood as a rhetorical act, and detailing the essentials of…

    Paperback – 2009-05-20

  • Renewing Rhetoric's Relation to Composition

    Essays in Honor of Theresa Jarnagin Enos, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shane Borrowman, Stuart Brown, Thomas Miller

    Renewing Rhetoric’s Relation to Composition comprehensively examines the development of rhetoric and composition, using the writings of Theresa Jarnagin Enos as points of departure for studies of broader trends. Chapters explore such topics as the historical relations of rhetoric and composition,…

    Paperback – 2009-03-30

  • Landscape and Philosophy in the Art of Jan Brueghel the Elder (1568–1625)

    1st Edition

    By Leopoldine Prosperetti

    In this first comprehensive full length study in English on the art of Jan Brueghel the Elder, Leopoldine Prosperetti illuminates how the work of this painter relates to a philosophical culture prevailing in the Antwerp of his time. She shows that no matter what scenery, figures or objects stock…

    Hardback – 2009-01-28

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