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Readings in speech

Readings in speech

Author: Haig A Bosmajian
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, [1965]
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bosmajian, Haig A.
Readings in speech.
New York, Harper & Row [1965]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Haig A Bosmajian
OCLC Number: 788715
Description: xi, 384 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The rhetoric of Aristotle / Aristotle --
What is a successful speech? / William Norwood Brigance --
Psychological barriers to communication / Daniel Katz --
They talk past each other / Irving Lee --
Random reflections on public speaking / Norman Thomas --
Propaganda in a democratic society / Aldous Huxley --
Propaganda in a dictatorship / Aldous Huxley --
The art of selling / Aldous Huxley --
The struggle of the early period : the significance of the spoken word / Adolf Hitler --
The speech as literary genre / Richard Murphy --
The character of the speaker / Lester Thonssen and A. Craig Baird --
Modes of emphasis in public speaking / Arthur Jersild --
Anxiety and persuasion / Thelma McCormack, Frederick Elkin, and William A. Westley --
Analyzing a fallacy / Alburey Castell --
The effects of presenting "one side" versus "both sides" in changing opinions on a controversial subject / Carl I. Hovland, Arthur A. Lumsdaine, and Fred D. Sheffield --
A rhetorical approach to the Communist Manifesto / Haig A. Bosmajian --
Democratic ethics and hidden persuaders / Franklyn S. Haiman --
Words and behaviour / Aldous Huxley --
"Propaganda": history of a word / Erwin W. Fellows --
This euphemistic age / Ralph L. Woods --
The Gettysburg address / Gilbert Highet --
The rule of the demagogue / Sigmund Neumann --
Portrait of the American agitator / Leo Lowenthal and Norbert Guerman --
On the liberty of thought and discussion / John Stuart Mill --
First Inaugural address at Washington, March 4, 1801 / Thomas Jefferson --
The apology / Plato.
Responsibility: edited by Haig A. Bosmajian.


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