The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense

by Suzette Haden Elgin | Health, Mind & Body |
ISBN: 0880290307 Global Overview for this book
Registered by eastbaybookmisr of Oakland, California USA on 11/17/2010
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Journal Entry 1 by eastbaybookmisr from Oakland, California USA on Wednesday, November 17, 2010
1980 Dorset Press hardcover, with stained dust jacket, by the psycholinguist professor at San Diego State University. I found this copy yesterday in the free books pile on the porch of Montclair Library.

Edit May 5, 2021: This was a somewhat helpful guide to verbal jousting, and how to de-escalate it. Its focus on the particular type of mannered verbal manipulation is a bit limited, perhaps. But the idea of identifying and learning how to respond best to different modes of verbal challenge is very useful. I am looking forward to reading the sequel next, curious what else the author has in mind.

Released 1 mo ago (5/6/2021 UTC) at Little Free Library at 4846 Haley Dr in Castro Valley, California USA

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