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  • 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 – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • Rhetoric and Communication Perspectives on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

    Policy and Protocol Through Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Amy D. Propen, Mary Schuster

    This book brings rhetorical, legal, and professional communication perspectives to the discourse surrounding policy-making efforts within the United States around two types of violent crimes against women: domestic violence and sexual assault. The authors propose that such analysis adds to our…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    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 – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Character Evidence in the Courts of Classical Athens

    Rhetoric, Relevance and the Rule of Law, 1st Edition

    By Vasileios Adamidis

    There has been much debate in scholarship over the factors determining the outcome of legal hearings in classical Athens. Specifically, there is divergence regarding the extent to which judicial panels were influenced by non-legal considerations in addition to, or even instead of, questions of law.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Julius Caesar's Bellum Civile and the Composition of a New Reality

    1st Edition

    By Ayelet Peer

    In his Commentarii de Bello Civili Julius Caesar sought to re-invent his image and appear before his present and future readers in a way which he could control and at times manipulate. Offering a new interpretation of the Bellum Civile this book reveals the intricate literary world that Caesar…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Women, Rhetoric, and Drama in Early Modern Italy

    1st Edition

    By Alexandra Coller

    Sixteenth-century Italy witnessed the rebirth of comedy, tragedy, and tragicomedy in the pastoral mode. Traditionally, we think of comedy and tragedy as remakes of ancient models, and tragicomedy alone as the invention of the moderns. Women, Rhetoric, and Drama in Early Modern Italy suggests that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Women and Epistolary Agency in Early Modern Culture, 1450�1690

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Daybell, Andrew Gordon

    Women and Epistolary Agency in Early Modern Culture, 1450–1690 is the first collection to examine the gendered nature of women’s letter-writing in England and Ireland from the late-fifteenth century through to the Restoration. The essays collected here represent an important body of new work by a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Speech, Print and Decorum in Britain, 1600--1750

    Studies in Social Rank and Communication, 1st Edition

    By Elspeth Jajdelska

    Filling an important gap in the history of print and reading, Elspeth Jajdelska offers a new account of the changing relationship between speech, rank and writing from 1600 to 1750. Jajdelska draws on anthropological findings to shed light on the different ways that speech was understood to relate…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Milton and the Politics of Public Speech

    1st Edition

    By Helen Lynch

    Using Hannah Arendt’s account of the Greek polis to explain Milton’s fascination with the idea of public speech, this study reveals what is distinctive about his conception of a godly, republican oratory and poetics. The book shows how Milton uses rhetorical theory - its ideas, techniques and image…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Robert Burton and the Transformative Powers of Melancholy

    1st Edition

    By Stephanie Shirilan

    Few English books are as widely known, underread, and underappreciated as Robert Burton’s The Anatomy of Melancholy. Stephanie Shirilan laments that modern scholars often treat the Anatomy as an unmediated repository of early modern views on melancholy, overlooking the fact that Burton is writing a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-10
    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 – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

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