Politicians and Rhetoric: The Persuasive Power of Metaphor (Jonathan Charteris-Black) soon to be presented for sale on the excellent BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006, Paperback.
Contains: Appendices ;
From the cover: Metaphor is vital to the language of political leadership because it mediates between conscious rational ideology and unconscious myth. Drawing on corpus linguistics techniques, this fascinating study of political rhetoric shows how metaphor was used by: Winston Churchill to create a myth of Britain as a heroic warrior; Martin…
[XII] 239 pages. Index. Bibliography. C Format (8½” x 5¼”).
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I tempt you with something from my Political catalogue?