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- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 109.99
Coming to Terms: The Collected Works of Jane Blankenship , is an edited collection from Jane Blankenship and Janette Kenner Muir which provides a deeper understanding of how an academic life is composed?how ideas begin as simple seeds, germinating into a fully blossomed life; how career pathways often start by chance, by being in the right place... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2011; US$ 12.95
Which author had the heaviest brain? What was the original title of 1984 ? When did cigarettes first appear in English literature? And, while we?re at it, who wrote the first Western, and is there any link between asthma and literary genius? Sutherland?s irreverent literary exploration illuminates every topic imaginable from author advances to Civil... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2011; US$ 19.95
Tens of thousands of readers have studied and applied this practical guide to instruction in argumentation and communication since it was first published in 1961. In this fourth edition-the Fiftieth Anniversary Edition-authors Jon M. Ericson, James J. Murphy, and Raymond Bud Zeuschner have made significant revisions to improve the depth, flow, and... more...
- Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 20.99
The changing style of political speech is closely examined in this wide-ranging study detailing differing perceptions of eloquence since the time of Demosthenes, discussing such topics as the influence of television on the political process and the problems with ghostwriters. more...
- ASCD 1992; US$ 8.95
This guide to designing and delivering interesting and effective presentations to adult audiences offers pointers on each of the five stages of a presentation. Includes several sample learning activities for strengthening presentations, managing stage fright, using macromaps, and navigating learning styles. more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2011; US$ 19.95
Here is the first and only manual for playwrights ever designed to draw directly from the wisdom of leading contemporary dramatists. Interwoven with hundreds of quotations from the author's own in-depth interview series at the Dramatists Guild, in New York City, The Playwright's Process offers a fresh and lively discussion of the indispensable... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 14.27
Firmly established in the world of entertainment, The Cat's route to fame has been through corporate and sporting dinners. He grew up loving sport and perservered despite having only one eye and an almost total absence of natural ability. His reputation as a figure of fun and his readiness to laugh at his own failures have reaped rich rewards. ... more...
- NYU Press 1998; US$ 89.00
First published in 1797, The Columbian Orator helped shape the American mind for the next half century, going through some 23 editions and totaling 200,000 copies in sales. The book was read by virtually every American schoolboy in the first half of the 19th century. As a slave youth, Frederick Douglass owned just one book, and read it frequently,... more...
- NYU Press 1997; US$ 89.00
This expansive volume traces the rhetoric of reform across American history, examining such pivotal periods as the American Revolution, slavery, McCarthyism, and today's gay liberation movement. At a time when social movements led by religious leaders, from Louis Farrakhan to Pat Buchanan, are playing a central role in American politics, James... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 22.95
Be memorable. Whether you like it or loathe it, public speaking is something many of us have to do. Be it presentations to colleagues or speeches to a room full of near strangers, we all want to shine…or at least get through it with our dignity intact. Luckily Philip Collins, former Chief Speech Writer to Tony Blair, knows exactly what’s... more...