Strategic maneuvering for political change : a pragma-dialectical analysis of Egyptian anti-regime columns /

In Strategic Maneuvering for Political Change, the author analyzes five political columns written before 2011 by Al Aswany, a prominent Egyptian novelist, using the lens of the extended pragma-dialectical theory of argumentation. What these texts have in common is the use of narrative, fictional and...

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Main Author: Omar, Ahmed Abdulhameed (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2019]
Series:Argumentation in context ; 16.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Al Aswany's call for democracy in the Al Shorouk columns
  • An argumentative characterization of Egyptian political columns
  • Strategic maneuvering with arguments from example: the "active people" topic
  • Strategic maneuvering by means of a narrative perspective: the "defeatable police" topic
  • Strategic maneuvering by means of an allegorical fable: the "victorious protesters" topic.