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  • Speaking Wellby Adam Hamilton

    Abingdon Press 2015; US$ 14.99

    A pocket guide for better public speaking. more...

  • Winging Itby Scotty Stevenson

    Upstart Press 2015; US$ 16.99

    Not since the legendary Eric Rush departed the scene have the All Blacks had a jokester/prankster quite like World Cup-winning winger Cory ?CJ? Jane. A Commonwealth Games Sevens gold medallist and frontline All Black since 2008, Jane is one of the funniest men in New Zealand rugby. He was one of the first All Blacks to embrace social media, in particular... more...

  • Argumentation Theory and the Rhetoric of Assentby David Williams; Michael David Hazen

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    The themes of the essays in Argumentation Theory and the Rhetoric of Assent all coalesce around the general question: "When, if ever, is assent justified?" The question immediate triggers complex and multifaceted considerations of argument and, ultimately, power. In parsing out the nature of assent, the essays take divers approaches: aesthetic and... more...

  • Eloquence in an Electronic Ageby Kathleen Hall Jamieson

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 39.99

    Kathleen Hall Jamieson--author of the award-winning Packaging the Presidency --offers a perceptive and often disturbing account of the transformation of political speechmaking. She addresses such fundamental issues about public speaking as what talents and techniques differentiate eloquent speakers from non-eloquent speakers. She also analyzes the... more...

  • How to Make Presentations that Teach and Transformby Robert Garmston; Bruce Wellman

    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...

  • A Student's Guide to Presentationsby Barbara Chivers; Michael Shoolbred

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 34.00

    Are you daunted by the prospect of doing a presentation? Or, just keen to improve your presentation skills? This book will give you a detailed guide to the preparation and delivery of both individual and group presentations. It will take you through all the pratcial stages necessary to complete a presentation and obtain excellent marks. Key features... more...

  • Nearly Famous: Adventures of an After-Dinner Speakerby Bob Bevan

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 14.09

    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. How... more...

  • The Prophetic Tradition and Radical Rhetoric in Americaby James Darsey

    NYU Press 1999; US$ 26.00

    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 Darsey... more...

  • The Columbian Oratorby David W. Blight

    NYU Press 1998; US$ 26.00

    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...

  • Actioby Lily Tonger-Erk

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    Von der Antike bis ins 20. Jahrhundert bildet die Rhetorik ausschließlich den Mann als Redner aus und leitet zu einer explizit männlichen Art und Weise des Redeauftritts (actio) an. Die Studie nimmt diese ? körperliche und geschlechtsspezifische ? Ausbildung durch die actio-Lehre in den Blick. Dabei zeigt sie, wie mit der ?Transformation?... more...