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  • Bodies on the Lineby Raphael Allison

    University of Iowa Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    Bodies on the Line offers the first sustained study of the poetry reading in its most formative period: the 1960s. Raphael Allison closely examines a vast archive of audio recordings of several key postwar American poets to explore the social and literary context of the sixties poetry reading, which is characterized by contrasting differing styles... more...

  • 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$ 13.13

    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...

  • Lend Me Your Earsby Max Atkinson

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 29.99

    The room darkens and grows hushed, all eyes to the front as the screen comes to life. Eagerly the audience starts to thumb the pages of their handouts, following along breathlessly as the slides go by one after the other... We're not sure what the expected outcome was when PowerPoint first emerged as the industry standard model of presentation, but... more...

  • The Playwright's Processby Buzz McLaughlin

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 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...

  • 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...

  • Sprechen & Redenby Michael Thiele; Thomas Reschke; Waltraud Schlingplässer-Gruber; Gerhild Bernard; Beate Schneider

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 22.89

    Der Band beschäftigt sich mit politischem, rhetorischem und künstlerischem Sprechen, der Rhetorik auf dem Theater und in der Predigt, der Atemtechnik und Stimmübungen, dem Reden und Handeln des Schauspielers. Er dient der Theorie und Praxis unserer vielfältigen sprachlichen und körpersprachlichen Ausdrucksformen.   Biographische Informationen... more...