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- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 179.66
This corpus-based study of allusions in the British press shows the range of targets journalists allude to - from Shakespeare to TV soaps, from Jane Austen to Hillary Clinton, from hymns to nursery rhymes, proverbs and riddles. It analyzes the linguistic forms allusions take and demonstrates how allusions function meaningfully in discourse.... more...
- University of California Press 2008; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96
This entertaining and innovative book focuses on vocal performance styles that developed in tandem with the sound technologies of the phonograph, radio, and sound film. Writing in a clear and lively style, Jacob Smith looks at these media technologies and industries through the lens of performance, bringing to light a fascinating nexus of performer,... more...
- The Floating Press 1900; US$ 6.95
The Emerson System treats the voice as a natural reporter of the individual, constantly emphasizing the tendency of the voice to express appropriately any mental concept or state of feeling. This treatise is a setting forth of methods and principles based upon this idea with a fuller elaboration of the relation of technique to expression. By concentration... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 24.95 US$ 14.97
Learn the successful presentation techniques used in over 500 IPO road shows and featured in The Wall Street Journal and Fast Company . Jerry Weissman is the presentations coach to Microsoft, Cisco Systems, and many of America's top executives, including founding Yahoo CEO Tim Koogle, Intuit founder Scott Cook, Netflix founder and CEO Reed... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 27.95 US$ 19.57
Nick Morgan shows how anyone can be an effective speaker by presenting an image of authenticity and respect for their audience, whether in a group presentation or a one-on-one conversation. He presents a four-step process, perfected in his teaching at Harvard, that enables the reader to use their own personal speaking style while becoming a more persuasive... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 25.47
Schritt für Schritt hin zu einer erfolgreichen Präsentation: Dieses Buch zeigt klar auf, was wann zu tun ist, um vor Publikum überzeugend zu reden. Schaubilder, Merklisten und zahlreiche Beispiele helfen dabei, die Kunst der Präsentation von der Pike auf zu erlernen. Auf dem Weg zu dem eigenen Präsentationsstil wird gezeigt, wie persönliche Schwächen... more...
- The Floating Press 1919; US$ 5.99
You can acquire valuable knowledge for use in your own public speaking by studying the successful methods of other men. This does not mean, however, that you are to imitate others, but simply to profit by their experience and suggestions in so far as they fit in naturally with your personality. All successful speakers do not speak alike. Each man has... more...
- The Floating Press 1920; US$ 5.99
The power of eloquence to move and persuade men is universally recognized. To-day the public speaker plays a vital part in the solution of every great question and problem. Oratory, in the true sense, is not a lost art, but a potent means of imparting information, instruction, and persuasion. Eloquence is still "the appropriate organ of the highest... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 52.95
Argumentation in Higher Education offers professors, lecturers and researchers informative guidance for teaching effective argumentation skills to their undergraduate and graduate students. This professional guide aims to make the complex topic of argumentation open and transparent. Grounded in empirical research and theory, but with student voices... more...