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  • Landmark Essays on Tropes and Figures

    Edited by Roberto Franzosi

    Landmark Essays on Tropes and Figures offers a thorough overview of the most influential essays on rhetorical tropes and figures, providing a solid foundation for understanding this area of study. The book is divided into two parts. The first part deals with essays on the development of the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge
    Landmark Essays Series

  • The Heart of the Film

    Writing Love Stories in Screenplays

    By Cynthia Whitcomb

    Most movies include a love story, whether it is the central story or a subplot, and knowing how to write a believable relationship is essential to any writer's skill set. Discover the rules and laws of nature at play in a compelling love story and learn and master them. Broken into four…

    Paperback – 2017-05-04 
    Focal Press

  • Literacy and Mobility

    Complexity, Uncertainty and Agency at the Nexus of High School and College

    By Brice Nordquist

    Pushing research on emerging literacies and theoretical orientations forward, this book follows students from different tracks of high school English in a "failing" U.S. public school through their first two years in universities, colleges, and jobs. Analytical and methodological tools from new…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • English Language Arts Research and Teaching

    Revisiting and Extending Arthur Applebee’s Contributions

    Edited by Russel K. Durst, George E. Newell, James D. Marshall

    Taking as a starting point the most enduring insights to emerge from acclaimed researcher Arthur Applebee’s scholarship, this volume brings together leading experts to fully examine his work for its explanatory power and its potential to shape current and future research agendas. Focused on the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Writing for Academic Purposes to Multilingual Students

    Instructional Approaches

    Edited by John Bitchener, Neomy Storch, Rosemary Wette

    Examining what is involved in learning to write for academic purposes from a variety of perspectives, this book focuses in particular on issues related to academic writing instruction in diverse contexts, both geographical and disciplinary. Informed by current theory and research, leading experts…

    Paperback – 2017-04-18 
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Editing

    The Design of Rhetoric

    By Sam Dragga, Gwendolyn Gong

    This book is intended to familiarize readers with the theoretical basis and practical applications of the editing process. This involves the examination of the rhetorical canons-invention, arrangement, style, delivery; and the corresponding rhetorical objectives of editing - accuracy, clarity,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Baywood's Technical Communications

  • The Neuroscience of Multimodal Persuasive Messages

    Persuading the Brain

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-03-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

  • Breaking In

    Tales from the Screenwriting Trenches

    By Lee Jessup

    Breaking In: Tales from the Screenwriting Trenches is a no-nonsense, boots-on-the-ground exploration of how writers REALLY go from emerging to professional in today’s highly saturated and competitive screenwriting space. With a focus on writers who have gotten representation and broken into the TV…

    Paperback – 2017-03-09 
    Focal Press

  • The Case Writing Workbook

    A Self-Guided Workshop, 2nd Edition

    By Gina Vega

    This book offers a modular set of chapters that focus specifically on the challenges related to case writing. Exercises, worksheets, and training activities help guide readers sequentially through the entire process of writing both a case and an instructor’s manual (teaching note). Designed as an…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge

  • Teachers on the Edge

    The WOE Interviews, 1989–2017

    Edited by John Boe, David Masiel, Eric Schroeder, Lisa Sperber

    For over 25 years, the journal Writing on the Edge has published interviews with influential writers, teachers, and scholars. Now, Teachers on the Edge: The WOE Interviews, 1989–2017 collects the voices of 39 significant figures in writing studies, forming an accessible survey of the modern…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge

  • Rhetorical Realism

    Rhetoric, Ethics, and the Ontology of Things

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • The Aboutness of Writing Center Talk

    A Corpus-Driven and Discourse Analysis

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

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