David Zarefsky

List of John Benjamins publications for which David Zarefsky plays a role.

Book series



Subjects Communication Studies | Discourse studies | Historical linguistics | Pragmatics


Zarefsky, David 2015 Argumentation in Lincoln’s Gettysburg AddressScrutinizing Argumentation in Practice, Eemeren, Frans H. van and Bart Garssen (eds.), pp. 65–76 | Article
Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address normally is understood as epideictic, intended only to dedicate a national cemetery. In fact, however, an important argument is subtly and implicitly developed in this brief text: that nationalism is necessary for democracy to flourish. This argument will be… read more
Mohammed, Dima and David Zarefsky 2011 Pragma-dialectical analysis of rhetorical texts: The case of Barack Obama in CairoKeeping in touch with Pragma-Dialectics: In honor of Frans H. van Eemeren, Feteris, Eveline T., Bart Garssen and Francisca Snoeck Henkemans (eds.), pp. 89–102 | Article
Zarefsky, David 2009 Strategic maneuvering in political argumentationExamining Argumentation in Context: Fifteen studies on strategic maneuvering, Eemeren, Frans H. van (ed.), pp. 115–130 | Article