Rhetoric Products

  • Communicating Mobility and Technology

    A Material Rhetoric for Persuasive Transportation, 1st Edition

    By Ehren Helmut Pflugfelder

    Winner of the 2018 CCCC Technical and Scientific Communication Award in the category of Best Book in Technical or Scientific CommunicationResponding to the effects of human mobility and crises such as depleting oil supplies, Ehren Helmut Pflugfelder turns specifically to automobility, a term used…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Prolific Moment

    Theory and Practice of Mindfulness for Writing, 1st Edition

    By Alexandria Peary

    Prolific Moment: Theory and Practice of Mindfulness for Writing foregrounds the present in all activities of composing, offering a new perspective on the rhetorical situation and the writing process. A focus on the present casts light on standard writing components—audience, invention, and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge

  • The Rhetoric of Racist Humour

    US, UK and Global Race Joking, 1st Edition

    By Simon Weaver

    In today's multicultural and multireligious societies, humour and comedy often become the focus of controversy over alleged racist or offensive content, as shown, for instance, by the intense debate of Sacha Baron Cohen's characters Ali G and Borat, and the Prophet Muhammad cartoons published in…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge

  • Fifty Years of Rhetoric Society Quarterly

    Selected Readings, 1968-2018, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joshua Gunn, Diane Davis

    Fifty Years of Rhetoric Society Quarterly: Selected Readings, 1968-2018 celebrates the semicentennial of Rhetoric Society Quarterly, bringing together the most influential essays included in the journal over the past fifty years. Assessed by members of the Rhetoric Society of America, this…

    Paperback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge

  • Rhetorics of Names and Naming

    1st Edition

    Edited by Star Medzerian Vanguri

    This volume takes up rhetorical approaches to our primarily linguistic understanding of how names work, considering how theories of materiality in rhetoric enrich conceptions of the name as word or symbol and help explain the processes of name bestowal, accumulation, loss, and theft. Contributors…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • Talk about Writing

    The Tutoring Strategies of Experienced Writing Center Tutors, 2nd Edition

    By Jo Mackiewicz, Isabelle Thompson

    Talk about Writing: The Tutoring Strategies of Experienced Writing Center Tutors offers a book-length empirical study of the discourse between experienced tutors and student writers in satisfactory conferences. It analyzes writing center talk, focusing on tutors’ verbal strategies, at the macro-…

    Paperback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • On African-American Rhetoric

    1st Edition

    By Keith Gilyard, Adam J. Banks

    On African-American Rhetoric traces the arc of strategic language use by African Americans from rhetorical forms such as slave narratives and the spirituals to Black digital expression and contemporary activism. The governing idea is to illustrate the basic call-response process of African-American…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge

  • The Natural Speaker

    9th Edition

    By Randy Fujishin

    The Natural Speaker is a friendly step-by-step guide to public speaking that explores the fundamental skills necessary to present a natural, and rewarding speech to any audience. By providing an overview of speech construction, practice, and delivery, this book is designed to enhance and improve…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Digital Writing and Rhetoric

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Alexander, Jacqueline Rhodes

    This handbook brings together scholars from around the globe who here contribute to ourunderstanding of how digital rhetoric is changing the landscape of writing. Increasingly, all of usmust navigate networks of information, compose not just with computers but an array ofmobile devices,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Communication Studies

  • Orwell’s “Politics and the English Language” in the Age of Pseudocracy

    1st Edition

    By Hans Ostrom, William Haltom

    Orwell’s "Politics and the English Language" in the Age of Pseudocracy visits the essay as if for the first time, clearing away lore about the essay and responding to the prose itself. It shows how many of Orwell’s rules and admonitions are far less useful than they are famed to be, but it also…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • A Relational Model of Public Discourse

    The African Philosophy of Ubuntu, 1st Edition

    By Leyla Tavernaro-Haidarian

    Contemporary democratic discourses are frequently, though not exclusively, characterized by an attitude of ‘pro and con' where the aim is to persuade others, a jury or an audience, of what is right and what is wrong. Challenging such procedures, this book teases out an alternative model of public…

    Hardback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Communication Studies

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

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