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The Resource Understanding public speaking : a learner's guide to persuasive oratory, Braj Mohan

Understanding public speaking : a learner's guide to persuasive oratory, Braj Mohan

Label
Understanding public speaking : a learner's guide to persuasive oratory
Title
Understanding public speaking
Title remainder
a learner's guide to persuasive oratory
Statement of responsibility
Braj Mohan
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Public speaking is a much coveted yet difficult art. This book illustrates the use of various linguistic devices and persuasive strategies with examples from the speeches of the powerful orators in history. It systematically draws on the various approaches to public speaking and persuasive discourse to present new insights and techniques. The volume: - Critically examines strategies of persuasive oratory. - Draws on extensive investigation of a sizable corpus of famous public speeches in history. - Focuses on the needs of those who want to brush-up their public speaking skills. The volume will be a key reference for aspiring civil servants, lawyers, business and corporate professionals, and politicians. It will be of great interest to scholars of linguistics, and political and business communication"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mohan, Braj
Dewey number
808.5/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN4129.15
LC item number
.M64 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Public speaking
  • Public speaking
Label
Understanding public speaking : a learner's guide to persuasive oratory, Braj Mohan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Theoretical perspectives on speech-based persuasion -- Classical theories of public speaking -- Tropes and figures of speech in persuasive oratory -- Words and sentences in public speech -- Structure of public speech -- Connecting with the audience -- Introducing the central issue -- Strategies of elaboration and amplification -- Construction of persuasive discourse -- Concluding a public speech -- Delivery of speech
Control code
1080546320
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vi, 135 pages
Isbn
9780367222734
Lccn
2018061438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1080546320
Label
Understanding public speaking : a learner's guide to persuasive oratory, Braj Mohan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Theoretical perspectives on speech-based persuasion -- Classical theories of public speaking -- Tropes and figures of speech in persuasive oratory -- Words and sentences in public speech -- Structure of public speech -- Connecting with the audience -- Introducing the central issue -- Strategies of elaboration and amplification -- Construction of persuasive discourse -- Concluding a public speech -- Delivery of speech
Control code
1080546320
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vi, 135 pages
Isbn
9780367222734
Lccn
2018061438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1080546320

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