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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Public Speaking Basicsby Michael A. Griffin

    UPA 2015; US$ 29.99

    Public Speaking Basics provides concise information, classroom exercises, homework assignments, and speeches to enable college students to master public speaking. There is an emphasis on creating effective thesis sentences, motivational appeals, introductions and conclusions, outlines, and supporting information. Sample speeches are provided. more...

  • The People's Voiceby Barnet Baskerville

    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...

  • Deliberation and Developmentby Patrick Heller; Vijayendra Rao

    World Bank Publications 2015; US$ 29.99

    Deliberation is the process by which a group of people, each with equal voice, can - via a process of discussion and debate - reach an agreement. Deliberation and Development attempts to do two things. First, it rethinks the role of deliberation in development and shows that it has potential well beyond a narrow focus on participatory projects. Deliberation,... more...

  • Speaking Professionallyby Alan Jay Zaremba

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Updated with new and current examples throughout, this concise guide is a rich resource for anyone who wants to become more effective in speaking settings. It covers all the basics and identifies essential principles that will help readers to efficiently prepare, deliver, and evaluate presentations. more...

  • 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...

  • Data Loveby Roberto Simanowski

    Matthes & Seitz Berlin Verlag 2014; US$ 9.53

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  • Classical Monologues for Womenby Marina Calderone

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 10.99

    The Good Audition Guides: Helping you select and perform the audition piece that is best suited to your performing skills Each Good Audition Guide contains a range of fresh monologues, all prefaced with a summary of the vital information you need to place the piece in context and to perform it to maximum effect in your own unique way. Each volume... more...