The Rhetoric of Rhetoric
The Quest for Effective Communication
By (author) Wayne C. Booth
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Rhetoric of Rhetoric by Wayne C. Booth
Book DescriptionIn this manifesto, distinguished critic Wayne Booth claims that communication in every corner of life can be improved if we study rhetoric closely. * 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405112376
(228mm x 154mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Wayne C. Booth
Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Paperback (April 2013)
Offers guidelines to help students understand how to write, cite, and formally submit research writing. This title provides an overview of citation practices with detailed information on the two main scholarly citation styles, an array of source types with contemporary examples, and detailed guidance on citing online resources.
Essential Wayne Booth, Hardback (August 2006)
Wayne Booth wrote some of the most influential and engaging criticism, most notably the 1961 classic "The Rhetoric of Fiction". This work illuminates the scope of Booth's rhetorical inquiry: the entire range of resources that human beings share for producing effects on one another.
For the Love of it, Paperback (November 2000)» View all books by Wayne C. Booth
This work tells the story not only of an intimate struggle between man and cello but also of the larger struggle between a society obsessed with success and payoff and individuals who choose challenging hobbies that yield no payoff except the "love of it".
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Author Biography - Wayne C. Booth
Wayne C. Booth is Distinguished Service Professor of English Emeritus at the University of Chicago. His previous publications include The Rhetoric of Fiction (1961), A Rhetoric of Irony (1974), Critical Understanding (1979), The Company We Keep: An Ethics of Fiction (1988), The Craft of Research (with Williams and Colomb, 1994), and For the Love of It: Amateuring and Its Rivals (1999). Like most of his publications, his teaching has concentrated on diverse ways of improving human communication.
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