Words Like Loaded Pistols

Author: Sam Leith
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465096689
Size: 19.47 MB
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In Words Like Loaded Pistols, Sam Leith traces the art of persuasion, beginning in ancient Syracuse and taking us on detours as varied and fascinating as Elizabethan England, Milton's Satanic realm, the Springfield of Abraham Lincoln and ...

You Talkin To Me

Author: Sam Leith
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847654258
Size: 60.65 MB
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Along the way, he tells the stories of its heroes and villains, from Cicero and Erasmus, to Hitler, Obama - and Gyles Brandreth.

Politics And Rhetoric

Author: James Martin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134592647
Size: 40.77 MB
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This volume provides a clear and instructive introduction to the skills of the rhetorical arts. It surveys critically the place of rhetoric in contemporary public life and assesses its virtues as a tool of political theory.

The Coincidence Engine

Author: Sam Leith
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408802341
Size: 50.25 MB
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What ensues is a chaotic chase across a fully realized, hyper-real America, haunted by madness, murder, mistaken identity, and conspiracy. The Coincidence Engine is a lively, boisterous debut that heralds the arrival of a major new talent.

The Writer S Brief Handbook

Author: Alfred F. Rosa
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Size: 23.66 MB
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An extensive research section provides clear guidelines for how to research online, and examples of special-purpose writing-email, letters to the editor, business reports, and others-make this book useful to everyone who puts pen to paper ...

Writing In The Dark

Author: Max van Manen
Publisher: Left Coast Press
ISBN: 1629584223
Size: 20.94 MB
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Van Manen provides the opening and closing chapters for the book, and also an introduction to each selection. This book is a valuable and rich resource for people who would like to learn more about phenomenological reflection and writing.

Rhetoric A Very Short Introduction

Author: Richard Toye
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191653721
Size: 22.62 MB
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ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly.

American Political Rhetoric

Author: Peter Augustine Lawler
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 9781442202955
Size: 49.11 MB
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American Political Rhetoric is the only reader for introductory classes in American politics and government and political communication designed to explore fundamental political principles through classic examples of political rhetoric, ...

Sod S Law

Author: Sam Leith
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 1848874391
Size: 78.97 MB
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This book reassures us that indeed it does - and that that higher power is hell bent on buggering things up. Only by laughing heartlessly at the misfortunes of others can we make ourselves feel better. Sod's Law enables us to do just that.