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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
From its original publication, thousands of actors have used this classic text to develop and refine their voice and speech. Evangeline Machlin includes warm-up routines for the voice but initially focuses on the importance of listening. She also discusses such important elements as relaxation, phonetics, articulation, resonance, pitch, rate of speech... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
This volume presents a collection of essays honoring Professor Thomas E. Weisskopf, one of the most prominent contributors to the field of radical economics. Beginning his academic career at Harvard before moving to the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Professor Weisskopf has spent the past forty years exploring through highly innovative and rigorous... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 14.95
Wouldn?t it be great to be a fly on the wall as the great writers took pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard)? While reading this work, you?ll be just that. Here are behind-the-book stories and facts about authors, publishing and everything literary that will entertain both casual and serious readers. Among the questions asked and answered: ?... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 12.95
When did cigarettes start making an appearance in English literature? Which author's heart was purportedly eaten by a cat? One of our best-known and best-loved literary critics turns his attention to the more bizarre areas of literature in this miscellany of fact and trivia. Which author had the heaviest brain? What was the original title of 1984... more...
- 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...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2013; US$ 8.11
Sunday: Write a speech to which people will want to listen that is well-researched, uses stimulating content and is tailored to the needs of the audience. Monday: Learn how to use effective speaking techniques such as projection, commanding the space and interaction with your audience. Tuesday: Discover more advanced public speaking techniques such... more...
- humboldt 2010; US$ 8.86
Ob Rheinland, Mainz, München oder Franken: Zur ?5. Jahreszeit? nehmen die Redner in der Bütt Autoritäten oder Alltagsthemen aufs Korn. Witzig, locker und leicht kommen die Büttenreden daher, sind aber dennoch eine Kunst für sich. Dieses Buch vereint alles Wissenswerte zur Büttenrede: Geschichte, Aufbau und Inhalt. Mit praktischen Tipps für Redner und... more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 38.38
Die klassische Rhetorik sucht Antworten auf die Frage, wie mit Sprache Handlungen vollzogen, Überzeugungen vermittelt, Situationen verändert, Stimmungen gewendet und soziale Institutionen geschaffen werden. Andreas Hetzel rekonstruiert das Sprachdenken von Gorgias, Isokrates, Aristoteles, Cicero und Quintilian, um mit und ausgehend von diesen klassischen... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
In this flavorful and perceptive study of the American orator, Barnet Baskerville makes an inquiry into American attitudes toward orators and oratory and the reflection of these attitudes in speaking practices. He examines the role of the orator in society and the kinds or qualities of oratory that were dominant in each period of American history,... more...