About Language: A Reader for Writers by William Roberts, Gregoire Turgeon

By William Roberts, Gregoire Turgeon

The authors of approximately Language inspire scholars to exploit language extra responsibly of their personal writing. greater than 70 analyzing choices disguise a wide variety of concerns, together with cultural variety, censorship, and gender. robust aid is equipped by means of a gap bankruptcy at the writing strategy; annotated desk of contents; bankruptcy introductions; choice headnotes, research questions and writing assignments; end-of-chapter writing assignments and learn actions; and a thesaurus of language and rhetorical phrases.

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On Creative Writing (New Writing Viewpoints) by Graeme Harper

By Graeme Harper

What's inventive Writing? thousands of individuals do it, yet how can we do it, particularly? What facts of its venture does inventive Writing produce? How will we discover artistic Writing, as either paintings shape and mode of verbal exchange, and the way to we come to appreciate it? On inventive Writing considers what lies on the center of the very human artistic task known as artistic Writing.

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A Companion to Rhetoric and Rhetorical Criticism by Wendy Olmsted, Walter Jost, Charles Altieri, Don H.

By Wendy Olmsted, Walter Jost, Charles Altieri, Don H. Bialostosky, Wayne Booth

A significant other to Rhetoric and Rhetorical feedback deals the 1st significant survey in twenty years of the sphere of rhetorical reports and of the perform of rhetorical idea and feedback throughout a number of disciplines. The contributions are written by means of best students from quite a few various fields and feature all been in particular commissioned for this quantity. They specialise in particular works, difficulties, or figures, pursuing concept and feedback from an engaged and functional standpoint. the quantity additionally comprises an outline of rhetorical traditions, supplying examples of rhetoric from precedent days to the current day. Designed to be available to various scholars and students, A significant other to Rhetoric and Rhetorical feedback elaborates in interesting methods simply what it skill to ''think like a rhetorician.''

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The Student Writer: Editor and Critic , Seventh Edition by Barbara Fine Clouse

By Barbara Fine Clouse

Written with the type of supportive tone present in a writing workshop, this three-in-one rhetoric/reader/handbook places scholars accountable for constructing their very own writing procedures by way of instructing them easy methods to develop into astute critics and editors in their paintings. Now in full-color, the 7th variation of the coed author deals new chapters on study, greater assurance of visible rhetoric together with a brand new appendix on rfile layout, new and improved assurance of plagiarism, and extra.

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The History and Theory of Rhetoric: An Introduction (2nd by James A. Herrick

By James A. Herrick

The heritage and concept of Rhetoric deals an obtainable dialogue of the heritage of rhetorical stories within the Western culture, from historic Greece to modern American and ecu theorists.

By tracing the ancient development of rhetoric from the Greek Sophists of the 5th century B.C. to modern experiences - resembling the rhetoric of technology and feminist rhetoric - this booklet teaches what rhetoric is and what unites differing rhetorical theories all through historical past. The background and idea of Rhetoric makes use of concise modern examples all through and emphasizes the relevance of rhetoric to today's readers. For someone attracted to Rhetorical conception.

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Rhetoric as Currency: Hoover, Roosevelt, and the Great by Davis W. Houck

By Davis W. Houck

Hoover, the president of financial melancholy; Roosevelt the president of recovery—the public pictures of those males are so firmly mounted that they provide shorthand how you can discuss the period we all know because the nice melancholy. but their perspectives on monetary coverage for taking the rustic out of its maximum financial calamity weren't so diverse as is frequently supposed.

Indeed, the famed journalist Walter Lippmann as soon as claimed that Roosevelt’s legislative measures represented “a non-stop evolution of the Hoover measures.” additionally, either Hoover and Roosevelt shared a Keynesian conviction that public self assurance used to be important to restoration. They differed markedly, in fact, of their skill to revive that self belief. Roosevelt’s virtue lay not only in his place within the altering of the defend. He hired a talented employees of speech writers, and he had the unfavorable instance of Hoover prior to him from which to plan rhetorical concepts that will be extra effective.

In Rhetoric as Currency, Houck makes use of the old context of the good melancholy to discover the connection of rhetoric to the economic climate and particularly financial restoration. He heavily analyzes Hoover’s rhetorical corpus from March four, 1929, via March three, 1933, and Roosevelt’s from January three, 1930, via June sixteen, 1933. This longitudinal examine permits him to appreciate rhetoric as a method instead of a sequence of remoted, discrete products.

Houck first examines Hoover’s presidential rhetoric, tracing its paradoxes and the novel shift that happened within the ultimate yr of his management. The melancholy, in his rhetoric, was once a foe to be vanquished by means of an confident Christian and civic religion, now not federal laws. as soon as he made up our minds that federal intervention was once certainly required, he couldn't go back to the dais; really, he depended on an adverse press to hold his message of self assurance. Abdicating the rhetorical pulpit, he left it within the arms of these against him.

Houck then stories the industrial rhetoric of Franklin Roosevelt as governor, candidate, president-elect, and at last president. He lines the foremost similarities and alterations in Roosevelt's monetary rhetoric with specific realization to an embodied economics, in which restoration used to be premised much less on psychological optimism than a actual, energetic confidence.

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Scenarios: The Art of Strategic Conversation by Kees van der Heijden

By Kees van der Heijden

Situation making plans permits businesses to maneuver clear of linear pondering and higher comprehend exterior switch. 8 years (and 30,000 copies) after book eventualities continues to be stated because the definitive paintings within the box. Now, Kees van der Heijden brings his bestseller modern, following up on his unique case reports and including major new fabric. the second one variation alterations concentration a bit of through delivering extra in-depth research and alertness of the idea that of the 'strategic conversation'. whereas protecting the underlying rigour of the 1st version, van der Heijden revisits the textual content to make it way more useful and obtainable, and in doing so promises the instruments you want to set out and negotiate a profitable destiny direction in your association within the face of important uncertainty.

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The Great Sophists in Periclean Athens by Jacqueline de Romilly

By Jacqueline de Romilly

The arriving of the Sophists in Athens in the course of the 5th century B.C. used to be an enormous highbrow occasion, for they introduced with them a brand new approach to educating based on rhetoric and ambitious doctrines which broke clear of culture. during this publication de Romilly investigates the explanations for the preliminary good fortune of the Sophists and the response opposed to them, within the context of the tradition and civilization of classical Athens.

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