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U.S. presidents as orators : a bio-critical sourcebook

Author: Halford Ross Ryan
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This first systematic critique on the rhetoric of 21 presidents shows how political constraints shaped rhetoric and how oratory shaped politics. An introduction places American public address in the context of classical rhetorical practices and theory and sets the stage for the bio-critical essays about presidents ranging from Washington to Clinton. Experts analyze the style and use of language, important speeches  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
U.S. presidents as orators.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995
(OCoLC)608723919
Online version:
U.S. presidents as orators.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995
(OCoLC)624441127
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Halford Ross Ryan
ISBN: 0313290598 9780313290596
OCLC Number: 31514805
Description: xviii, 390 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: George Washington / Stephen E. Lucas and Susan Zaeske --
John Adams / James M. Farrell --
Thomas Jefferson / Daniel Ross Chandler --
James Madison / Lois J. Einhorn --
John Quincy Adams / Sean Patrick O'Rourke --
Andrew Jackson / Thomas M. Lessl --
Abraham Lincoln / Lois J. Einhorn --
Theodore Roosevelt / Robert V. Friedenberg --
Woodrow Wilson / J. Michael Hogan and James R. Andrews --
Herbert Clark Hoover / Carl R. Burgchardt --
Franklin Delano Roosevelt / Halford Ryan --
Dwight D. Eisenhower / Martin J. Medhurst --
John Fitzgerald Kenndy / Vito N. Silvestri --
Lyndon Baines Johnson / Kenneth S. Zagacki --
Richard Milhous Nixon / Hal W. Bochin --
Gerald R. Ford / Craig Allen Smith --
Jimmy Carter / Don F. Hahn and Halford Ryan --
Ronald Reagan / Kurt Ritter --
George Herbert Walker Bush / Craig R. Smith --
Bill Clinton / Stephen C. Wood and Jean M. DeWitt.
Other Titles: US presidents as orators.
Responsibility: edited by Halford Ryan.

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This first systematic critique on the rhetoric of 21 presidents shows how political constraints shaped rhetoric and how oratory shaped politics.  Read more...

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