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A choice of worlds; the practice and criticism of public discourse.

Author: James R Andrews
Publisher: New York, Harper & Row [1972, ©1973]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Speeches
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Andrews, James Robertson, 1936-
Choice of worlds.
New York, Harper & Row [1972, ©1973]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James R Andrews
ISBN: 0060402911 9780060402914
OCLC Number: 579318
Description: x, 164 pages 21 cm
Contents: Pt. 1: The rhetoric of public discourse --
Introduction: the study of public discourse --
Practical and critical principles --
Pt. 2: Speeches for analysis and criticism --
The primacy of the audience --
Critical introduction: peace among ourselves: Lincoln, King, and the rhetoric of unity --
Second inaugural address / Abraham Lincoln --
I have a dream / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Identification: the audience and the topic --
Critical introduction: seeking old and precious moral values: Bright and Roosevelt redefine the topic --
The angel of death / John Bright --
First inaugural address / Franklin D. Roosevelt --
Identification: the audience and the speaker --
Critical introduction: the rhetoric of power and personality: Kennedy and Johnson and the ethos of the presidency --
Ich Bin ein Berliner / John F. Kennedy --
We shall overcome / Lyndon B. Johnson --
The quality of reasonableness --
Critical introduction: reason in compromise and crisis: Franklin and Wilkins on the republican experiment --
On the constitution / Benjamin Franklin --
Keynote address to the NAACP annual convention / Roy Wilkins --
The pattern of a speech --
Critical introduction: common efforts for the common good: patterning in the speeches of Jefferson and Churchill --
First inaugural address / Thomas Jefferson --
Address to the congress / Winston S. Churchill --
The style of a speech --
Critical introduction: the language of dissent: style in the speeches of Malcolm X and John V. Lindsay --
The ballot or the bullet / Malcolm X --
Vietnam moratorium address / John V. Lindsay.
Responsibility: [Compiled by] James R. Andrews.


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