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  • Understanding Public Speaking

    A Learner's Guide to Persuasive Oratory, 1st Edition

    By Braj Mohan

    Public speaking is a much coveted yet difficult art. This book illustrates the use of various linguistic devices and persuasive strategies with examples from the speeches of powerful orators in history. It systematically draws on the various approaches to public speaking and persuasive discourse to…

    Paperback – 2019-05-10
    Routledge India

  • The Rhetoric of Oil in the Twenty-First Century

    Government, Corporate, and Activist Discourses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heather Graves, David Edward Beard

    This book examines mass communication and civic participation in the age of oil, analyzing the rhetorical and discursive ways that governments and corporations shape public opinion and public policy and activists attempt to reframe public debates to resist corporate framing. In the twenty-first…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • 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.Although human figures have long been deployed in practical communication, their uses in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

  • Digital Reading and Writing in Composition Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mary R. Lamb, Jennifer M. Parrott

    As digital reading has become more productive and active, the lines between reading and writing become more blurred. This book offers both an exploration of collaborative reading and pedagogical strategies for teaching reading and writing that reflect the realities of digital literacies. This…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Writing Studies

  • 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 – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-02-28
    Routledge

  • The Discursive Power of Memes in Digital Culture

    Ideology, Semiotics, and Intertextuality, 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 – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Handbook of Literacy and Technology

    Transformations in A Post-typographic World, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Reinking, Michael C. McKenna, Linda D. Labbo, Ronald D. Kieffer

    The major shift going on today in the technologies of reading and writing raises important questions about conventional conceptions of literacy and its role in education, society, and culture. What are the important characteristics of electronic forms of reading and writing distinguishing them from…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Bruce Springsteen and Popular Music

    Rhetoric, Social Consciousness, and Contemporary Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by William I. Wolff

    This interdisciplinary volume enters the scholarly conversation about Bruce Springsteen at the moment when he has reinforced his status of global superstar and achieved the status of social critic. Covering musical and cultural developments, chapters primarily consider work Springsteen has released…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • 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 – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • 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 – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    NCA Focus on Communication Studies

  • Landmark Essays on Writing Program Administration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kelly Ritter, MELISSA IANETTA

    Leading with the provocative observation that writing programs administration lacks “an established set of texts that provides a baseline of shared knowledge . . . in which to root our ongoing conversations and with which to welcome newcomers,” Landmark Essays on Writing Program Administration…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Landmark Essays Series

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