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Tue Feb 08 2005

Books: Discourse Analysis/Ling & Lit: Booth

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        1.    Matthew Glidden, The Rhetoric of Rhetoric: Booth

Message 1: The Rhetoric of Rhetoric: Booth

Date: 07-Feb-2005
From: Matthew Glidden <>
Subject: The Rhetoric of Rhetoric: Booth

Title: The Rhetoric of Rhetoric
Subtitle: The Quest for Effective Communication
Series Title: Blackwell Manifestos
Published: 2005
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing

Book URL:

Author: Wayne Booth, University of Chicago
Hardback: ISBN: 1405112360 Pages: 224 Price: U.S. $ 54.95
Paperback: ISBN: 1405112379 Pages: 224 Price: U.S. $ 19.95

In this manifesto, distinguished critic Wayne Booth claims that
communication in every corner of life can be improved if we study rhetoric

- Written by Wayne Booth, author of the seminal book, The Rhetoric of
Fiction (1961).

- Explores the consequences of bad rhetoric in education, in politics, and
in the media.

- Investigates the possibility of reducing harmful conflict by practising a
rhetoric that depends on deep listening by both sides.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Ling & Literature

Written In: English (ENG )

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