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Books - Rhetoric
Rhetoric, Through Everyday Things by
Call Number: P301 .R4715 2016
"A fascinating addition to rhetoric scholarship, Rhetoric, Through Everyday Things expands the scope of rhetorical situations beyond the familiar humanist triad of speaker-audience-purpose to an inclusive study of inanimate objects." - Publisher
Science and the Internet: Communicating Knowledge in a Digital Age by
Call Number: Q 224.5.S36 2016
"This is a timely volume, introducing scholars of rhetoric to the often radical changes that scientists are experiencing in their internal and external communication practices as a result of digital media technologies." - back cover
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The Everyday Writer by
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Publication Date: 6th ed., 2016
It is the accessible guide students need to improve their writing style and make the right rhetorical choices to ensure it is effective in a variety of situations.