Words Like Loaded Pistols

Author: Sam Leith
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465096689
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" -- New Yorker 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 ...

You Talkin To Me

Author: Sam Leith
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847654258
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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.

Das Geheimnis Guter Drehb Cher

Author: Linda Seger
Publisher: Alexander Verlag Berlin
ISBN: 3895812390
Size: 79.78 MB
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Das Geheimnis des guten Drehbuchs liegt nicht allein in der guten Idee, sondern im Analysieren von Problemen und dem professionellen Bearbeiten, im Neu- und Umschreiben.

Eine Kurze Geschichte Von Sieben Morden

Author: Marlon James
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 3641196450
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Ausgehend von dem Attentat und den Spekulationen, die sich darum ranken, entwirft Marlon James ein vielseitiges Stimmungsbild Jamaikas in den 70er und 80er Jahren voll Gewalt, politischer Willkür, Drogen und Intrigen, ausgestaltet bis ins ...

Das Spinoza Problem

Author: Irvin D. Yalom
Publisher: btb Verlag
ISBN: 3641075483
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Das Opus Magnum des großen amerikanischen Psychoanalytikers und Bestsellerautors Irvin D. Yalom Der jüdische Philosoph Spinoza und der nationalsozialistische Politiker Alfred Rosenberg – nicht nur Jahrhunderte liegen zwischen ihnen, ...

Talking With The President

Author: John Wilson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190266856
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(2012) Words Like Loaded Pistols: Rhetoric from Aristotle to Obama (New York:
Basic Books). Lenk, Uta. (1997) “Discourse Markers,” in Jef Verschueren et al. (
eds.), Handbook of Pragmatics (Amsterdam: John Benjamins), 1–17. Leonard,
Lawrence B. (2000) Children with Specific Language Impairment (Cambridge,
MA: MIT Press). Leslie, Alan M. (1988) “The Necessity of Illusion: Perception and
Thought in Infancy,” in Lawrence Weiskrantz (ed.), Thought Without Language (
Oxford: ...

Winning Arguments

Author: Stanley Fish
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062226681
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The claim is as old as the writings of the Greek rhetorician Isocrates and as new
as the case Sam Leith makes for the civilizing power of eloquence in his 2012
book Words Like Loaded Pistols: Rhetoric from Aristotle to Obama: What has
rhetoric done for us? Well, it has brought about all of Western civilization, for a
start. What is democracy, but the idea that the art of persuasion should be
formally enshrined at the center of the political process? What is law, but a way of
giving words ...

Write To The Point

Author: Sam Leith
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 1615194630
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Drawing insight from great works of literature as well as newspaper articles, tweets, and angry emails, this is the complete guide to learning how to write more clearly, persuasively, and simply better than before.