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- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 137.95
From antiquity until the twentieth century, rhetorical training was exclusively concerned with forming male speakers as well as producing an explicitly masculine speaking style and method. This study focuses on such body and gender-specific training by analyzing the actio doctrine. The book also demonstrates how the ?transformation? of... more...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 169.79
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 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 25.00 US$ 21.99
Be memorable. Whether you like it or loathe it, public speaking is something many of us have to do. Be it presentations to colleagues or speeches to a room full of near strangers, we all want to shine…or at least get through it with our dignity intact. Luckily Philip Collins, former Chief Speech Writer to Tony Blair, knows exactly what’s... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2000; US$ 19.00
As followers of Lee Glickstein's popular seminars attest, effective public speaking isn't the result of being over-prepared or having a slick delivery. It's actually a creative, interactive process relying on the speaker's natural presence and willingness to be "in the moment." Now Glickstein shares his dramatically successful "transformational speaking"... more...
- Sandy Thorne Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
Author of eleven best-sellers Sandy Thorne has always delivered the goods with an entertaining read, since she launched "I'VE MET SOME BLOODY WAGS!" in 1980, by biting the top off a stubby on the MIDDAY SHOW. . (see: sandythorne.com.au) This hilarious, true story about her two-month stay in hospital, is an ideal gift to cheer up someone... more...
- 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...