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  1. The Relationship between Rhetoric and Terrorist Violence

    Edited by Allison G. Smith

    Studies have demonstrated that choices in the use of language convey information that goes beyond the content of the words themselves. In many cases, how something is said matters as much as what is said. Using techniques collectively referred to as linguistic content analysis, researchers have...

    Published May 21st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Multimodality and Social Semiosis

    Communication, Meaning-Making, and Learning in the Work of Gunther Kress

    Edited by Margit Böck, Norbert Pachler

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    Gunther Kress, one of the founders of social semiotics and multimodality, has made lasting contributions to these fields through his work in semiotics and meaning-making; power and identity; agency, design, production; and pedagogy and learning; in varied sites of transformation. This book brings...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Rhetoric, History, and Women's Oratorical Education

    American Women Learn to Speak

    Edited by David Gold, Catherine L. Hobbs

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    Historians of rhetoric have long worked to recover women's education in reading and writing, but have only recently begun to explore women's speaking practices, from the parlor to the platform to the varied types of institutions where women learned elocutionary and oratorical skills in preparation...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Wordplay and the Discourse of Video Games

    Analyzing Words, Design, and Play

    By Christopher A. Paul

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    In this timely new book, Christopher Paul analyzes how the words we use to talk about video games and the structures that are produced within games shape a particular way of gaming by focusing on how games create meaning, lead to identification and division, persuade, and circulate ideas. Paul...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Rhetoric of Intellectual Property

    Copyright Law and the Regulation of Digital Culture

    By Jessica Reyman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    In recent years we have witnessed a rising tension between the open architecture of the Internet and legal restrictions for online activities. The impact of digital recording technologies and distributed file sharing systems has forever changed the expectations of everyday users with regard to...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Reader in Rhetorical Criticism

    Edited by Brian Ott, Greg Dickinson

    Bringing together 50 key readings on rhetorical criticism in a single accessible format, The Rhetorical Criticism Reader furnishes instructors with an ideal resource for teaching and practicing the art of rhetorical criticism. Unlike existing readers and textbooks, which rely on cookie-cutter...

    Published October 16th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Classical Rhetoric and Modern Public Relations

    An Isocratean Model

    By Charles Marsh

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Relations

    This book expands the theoretical foundations of modern public relations, a growing young profession that lacked even a name until the twentieth century. As the discipline seeks guiding theories and paradigms, rhetorics both ancient and modern have proven to be fruitful fields of exploration....

    Published October 15th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Neurorhetorics

    Edited by Jordynn Jack

    Series: Rhetoric Society Quarterly

    In academia, as well as in popular culture, the prefix "neuro-" now occurs with startling frequency. Scholars now publish research in the fields of neuroeconomics, neurophilosophy, neuromarketing, neuropolitics, and neuroeducation. Consumers are targeted with enhanced products and services, such as...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Pragmatics of Literary Testimony

    Authenticity Effects in German Social Autobiographies

    By Chantelle Warner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

    In this book, Warner examines a number of German-language literary autobiographies that are connected to diverse social movements of the last forty years. These books have all received critical attention from the popular press, topped bestseller lists, and have been pivotal in discussions of...

    Published August 7th 2012 by Routledge

  10. A Short History of Writing Instruction

    From Ancient Greece to Contemporary America, 3rd Edition

    Edited by James J. Murphy

    Short enough to be synoptic, yet long enough to be usefully detailed, A Short History of Writing Instruction is the ideal text for undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in rhetoric and composition. It preserves the legacy of writing instruction from antiquity to contemporary times with a...

    Published March 13th 2012 by Routledge