Rhetorical Figures in Science
By (author) Jeanne Fahnestock
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Rhetorical Figures in Science by Jeanne Fahnestock
Book DescriptionRhetorical Figures in Science breaks new ground in the rhetorical study of scientific argument as the first book to demonstrate how figures of speech other than metaphor have been used to accomplish key conceptual moves in scientific texts. Examples, both verbal and visual, range across disciplines and centuries to reaffirm the positive value of these once widely-taught devices.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195117509
(241mm x 161mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 29-Jul-1999
Country of Publication: United States
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This text aims to break new ground in the rhetorical study of scientific argument by demonstrating how figures of speech other than metaphor have been used to accomplish key conceptual moves in scientific texts. Examples are both verbal and visual and range across disciplines and centuries.
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Author Biography - Jeanne Fahnestock
Jeanne Fahnestock is Professor of English at the University of Maryland. She is the author of Rhetorical Figures in Science and co-author of A Rhetoric of Argument.
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