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For the Sake of Argument (04 Edition)
For the Sake of Argument (04 Edition)
by Garver
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What role does reason play in our lives? What role should it play? And are claims to rationality liberating or oppressive? For the Sake of Argument addresses questions such as these to consider the relationship between thought and character. Eugene... (read more)

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A Theory of Contemporary Rhetoric
A Theory of Contemporary Rhetoric
by Richard. Andrews
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A Theory of Contemporary Rhetoric describes, explains, and argues the overarching theory of contemporary rhetoric. This current view of rhetoric brings together themes in the communication arts, including political literary criticism; bi- and multi... (read more)

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Sense of Structure : Writing From the Reader's Perspective (04 Edition)
Sense of Structure : Writing From the Reader's Perspective (04 Edition)
by George Gopen
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Emphasizing “reader expectations,” this composition text provides an insightful guide to writing clearly and effectively.   Reflecting on the author's decades of experience as an international writing consultant, writer, and... (read more)

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Well-crafted Sentence (2ND 13 Edition)
Well-crafted Sentence (2ND 13 Edition)
by Nora Bacon
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Grounded in the art of writing, The Well-Crafted Sentence zeroes in on the building block of great prose: the sentence. With a friendly, approachable, and elegant tone, Nora Bacon shows the benefits of attention to style and offers a range of revision... (read more)

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Making Meaning of Narratives
Making Meaning of Narratives
by Ruthellen Josselson
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The sixth volume in this series provides: guides for doing qualitative research; analysis of several autobiographies; hints on how to interpret what is not said in narrative interviews; discussion on how cultural meanings and values are transmitted... (read more)

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Attw Contemporary Studies in Technical Communication #3: History, Reflection, and Narrative: The Professionalization of Composition 1963-1983
Attw Contemporary Studies in Technical Communication #3: History, Reflection, and Narrative: The Professionalization of Composition 1963-1983
by Mary Rosner
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On October 9-12, 1996, over 400 scholars, researchers, and teachers gathered at the University of Louisville for the first Thomas R. Watson Conference in Rhetoric and Composition. History, Reflection, and Narrative combines oral histories and reflections... (read more)

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Doing Emotion: Rhetoric, Writing, Teaching (07 Edition)
Doing Emotion: Rhetoric, Writing, Teaching (07 Edition)
by Laura R. Micciche
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That the emotional realities of teaching have changed significantly over the past decade is undeniable; Doing Emotion provides much needed guidance both on understanding these changes and on imagining a responsive pedagogy for these emotionally fraught... (read more)

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Conducting Socially Responsible Research: Critical Theory, Neo-Pragmatism, and Rhetorical Inquiry
Conducting Socially Responsible Research: Critical Theory, Neo-Pragmatism, and Rhetorical Inquiry
by Omar Swartz
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This book redefines our understanding of theory, criticism and pedagogy with the vocabulary of neo-pragmatism. When human knowledge becomes historicized and socialized, the distinctions between our public, academic and instructional personae fade. In... (read more)

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Literature: A Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, Interactive Edition
Literature: A Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, Interactive Edition
by X. J. Kennedy
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Literature, Interactive Edition automatically comes with MyLiteratureLab, Pearson's multimedia Web site.  MyLiteratureLab icons are found in the margins of the text along with a list of media assets at the front of the anthology. ... (read more)

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Women Physicians and Professional Ethos in Nineteenth-Century America
Women Physicians and Professional Ethos in Nineteenth-Century America
by Carolyn Skinner
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Women physicians in nineteenth-century America faced a unique challenge in gaining acceptance to the medical field as it began its transformation into a professional institution. The profession had begun to increasingly insist on masculine traits as... (read more)

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The Portable Renaissance Reader
The Portable Renaissance Reader
by James Bruce Ross
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Essential passages form the works of more than 100 fifteenth-and sixteenth-century thinkers and writers, including Erasmus, Cervantes, Boccaccio, Montaigne, Bodin, Dürer, Machiavelli, Guicciardini, Rabelais, Leonardo, Cellini, Copernicus... (read more)

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De-Scribing Empire: Post-Colonialism & Textuality
De-Scribing Empire: Post-Colonialism & Textuality
by Chris Tiffin
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De-Scribing Empire is a stunning collection of first-class essays. Collectively they examine the formative role of books, writing and textuality in imperial control and the fashioning of colonial world-views. The volume as a whole puts forward strategies... (read more)

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Verbal and Visual Rhetoric in a Media World (Amsterdam University Press - Leiden University Press Academi)
Verbal and Visual Rhetoric in a Media World (Amsterdam University Press - Leiden University Press Academi)
by Hilde (edt) Van Belle
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This collection presents work that examines how tradition and renewal relate in contemporary rhetoric. Discussing new theoretical perspectives and proposing different rhetorical analyses of actual topics, the contributors focus specifically on the issue... (read more)

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Studies in Writing #15: Writing in Context(s): Textual Practices and Learning Processes in Sociocultural Settings
Studies in Writing #15: Writing in Context(s): Textual Practices and Learning Processes in Sociocultural Settings
by Triantafillia Kostouli
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The premise that writing is a socially-situated act of interaction between readers and writers is well established. This volume first, corroborates this premise by citing pertinent evidence, through the analysis of written texts and interactive writing... (read more)

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Conscious Reader-text Only (12TH 12 Edition)
Conscious Reader-text Only (12TH 12 Edition)
by Caroline F Shrodes
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This classic thematic anthology is widely admired for its exceptionally rich collection of essays, personal writing, fiction and poetry, and for its ground-breaking inclusion of classic and contemporary images.... (read more)

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Writing the Visual: A Practical Guide for Teachers of Composition and Communication
Writing the Visual: A Practical Guide for Teachers of Composition and Communication
by Carol David
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WRITING THE VISUAL: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR TEACHERS OF COMPOSITION AND COMMUNICATION offers a variety of creative and theoretically based approaches to the development of visual literacy. The book's introduction and twelve chapters provide an array of... (read more)

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Writing Arguments: A Rhetoric with Readings, Concise Edition
Writing Arguments: A Rhetoric with Readings, Concise Edition
by John D. Ramage
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The market leader in argumentative rhetorics, Writing Arguments has proven highly successful in teaching students to read arguments critically and to produce effective arguments of their own.   With its student-friendly tone, clear explanations... (read more)

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Upsetting Composition Commonplaces
Upsetting Composition Commonplaces
by Ian Barnard
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In Upsetting Composition Commonplaces, Ian Barnard argues that composition still retains the bulk of instructional practices that were used in the decades before poststructuralist theory discredited them. While acknowledging that some of the... (read more)

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The Well-Crafted Argument: A Guide and Reader
The Well-Crafted Argument: A Guide and Reader
by Fred D. White
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Incorporating new articles, expanded commentary, and the most current MLA and APA citation models, the fifth edition of THE WELL-CRAFTED ARGUMENT guides students through the process of writing effective arguments across the disciplines. The two-part... (read more)

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Rhetoric, the Polis, and the Global Village: Selected Papers from the 1998 Thirtieth Anniversary Rhetoric Society of America Conference
Rhetoric, the Polis, and the Global Village: Selected Papers from the 1998 Thirtieth Anniversary Rhetoric Society of America Conference
by Swearingen
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Rhetoric, the Polis, and the Global Village represents current thought on the role of rhetoric in various disciplines, and includes such diverse topics as race, technology, and religion, demonstrating the expanding relevance of rhetoric in today's world.... (read more)

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