Speech Craft

Speech Craft


  • Author : Joshua Gunn
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2017-10-13
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781319064648


Speech Craft Book Description :

With its distinctive personality and contemporary edge, Joshua Gunn's new introduction to public speaking, Speech Craft, engages students in the speech making process like no other textbook available. No matter if students are giving a toast or are speaking to inform or to persuade, Speech Craft's emphasis on the idea of speechmaking as community-building will-help students connect public speaking to their own lives and find ways to make meaningful and ethical connections with their audiences. Speech Craft gets to the root of public speaking with purpose by opening students eyes to the power of speech in our world and speaking for change. Its unique chapter, Speaking for Social Change, strikes a realistic yet hopeful note aboutspeech as the ultimate ...

The Oxford Handbook of Neo Latin

The Oxford Handbook of Neo Latin


  • Author : Sarah Knight
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-06-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780190273347


The Oxford Handbook of Neo Latin Book Description :

From the dawn of the early modern period around 1400 until the eighteenth century, Latin was still the European language and its influence extended as far as Asia and the Americas. At the same time, the production of Latin writing exploded thanks to book printing and new literary and cultural dynamics. Latin also entered into a complex interplay with the rising vernacular languages. This Handbook gives an accessible survey of the main genres, contexts, and regions of Neo-Latin, as we have come to call Latin writing composed in the wake of Petrarch (1304-74). Its emphasis is on the period of Neo-Latin's greatest cultural relevance, from the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries. Its chapters, written by specialists in the field, present individual met...

Sourcebook on Rhetoric
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Sourcebook on Rhetoric


  • Author : James Jasinski
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2001-07-19
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0761905049


Sourcebook on Rhetoric Book Description :

This book is designed to introduce readers to the language of contemporary rhetorical studies. The book format is an alphabetized glossary (with appropriate cross listings) of key terms and concepts in contemporary rhetorical studies. An introductory chapter outlines the definitional ambiguities of the central concept of rhetoric itself. The primary emphasis is on the contemporary tradition of rhetorical studies as it has emerged in the discipline of speech communication. Each entry in the glossary ranges in length from a few paragraphs to a short essay of a few pages. Where appropriate, examples are provided to further illustrate the term or concept. Each entry will be accompanied by a list of references and additional readings to direct the reader ...