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American orators of the twentieth century

critical studies and sources

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Political oratory -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Orators -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Bernard K. Duffy and Halford R. Ryan.
      ContributionsDuffy, Bernard K., Ryan, Halford Ross.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN4193.P6 A44 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 468 p. ;
      Number of Pages468
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2716858M
      ISBN 100313248435
      LC Control Number86010003

      Bernard K. Duffy, professor of rhetoric in the Communication Studies Department at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, is the author or editor of six books, including American Orators of the Twentieth Century: Critical Studies and Sources (), and has been co-editor/advisor of 32 books on individual American orators. The first recognition of such links was proposed by the German sociologist and economist Max Weber who argued in his book, The Protestant Ethic and the Rise of Capitalism (), that the Calvinist emphasis on hard work and good deeds as the signs of a model citizen laid the foundation for the emergence of capitalism in the late eighteen century.

      This list was compiled by the USC Rossier School of Education using lists of bestsellers from Amazon and Goodreads. It is a list of of the top-rated books published this century. It is not all-inclusive. A Twentieth Century Perspective, 2nd edition (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, ). Donald C. American Orators of the Twentieth Century (New York: Greenwood Press, ). Articles and Book Chapters. Bower Aly, "The Criticism of Oratory," The Rhetoric of Alexander.

      This reference is the only book-length work to analyze all of the major speeches of one of the most significant politicians of the first part of the twentieth century, Robert La Follette, Sr. His speeches offer historic snapshots into the Progressive era and of the thinking of an outstanding governor of Wisconsin, U.S. senator, and social agitator. Finally, of the great twentieth-century orators and writers on civil liberties, this book draws from Woodrow Wilson, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr, and several others. This pocket-sized book will inspire and educate.


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The focus of this book is on American political oratory of the twentieth century. Its companion volume, American Orators before Critical Studies and Sources, focuses on pre-twentieth century both works, we define political oratory as discourse that treats the constitutional, social, theological, moral and partisan political concerns of the American people in a free and open.

"A collection of encyclopedia-styled essays on 58 leading political, social, and religious speakers, American Orators of the Twentieth Century fills an enormous void in the literature on American public addressCited by: 7.

Get this from a library. American orators of the twentieth century: critical studies and sources. [Bernard K Duffy; Halford Ross Ryan;] -- "A collection of encyclopedia-styled essays on 58 leading political, social, and religious speakers, American Orators of the Twentieth Century fills an enormous void in the literature on American.

Say It Plain is a must-have addition to anyone's library of African-American literature. The speeches included in this book/audio CD allow the reader/listener to delve into the thoughts of some of the greatest African-American orators of the past century/5(12).

American Orators of the Twentieth Century: Critical Studies and Sources, edited by Bernard K. Duffy and Halford R. Ryan, Greenwood, ISBN ISBN ; American Orators Before Critical Studies and Sources, edited by Bernard K. Duffy and Halford R. Ryan, Greenwood, ISBN ISBN   Many famous orators have influenced the course of the history of the mankind, whether it was for the good or for the bad.

Here, we present a list of top 10 most powerful public speakers who lived and shaped the history of 20th century. John F. Kennedy() John F. Kennedy was the thirty-fifth president of the United States from DONALD K.

SPRINGEN is Professor of Speech Emeritus at Brooklyn College, City University of New York. He contributed to the book American Orators of the Twentieth Century, Critical Studies and Sources (Greenwood Press, ), and co-authored Basic Speech for the s.

He is also author of Solving Problems in the s through Group Discussion. Scott Fitzgerald, one of the major American writers of the twentieth century, is a figure whose life and works embody powerful myths about the American Dream of success.

The Great Gatsby, considered by many to be Fitzgerald’s finest work and the book for which he is best known, is a portrait of the Jazz Age (s) in all its decadence. Oratory among African American communities emerged in the 18th century. The primary focus of black orators at that time (and in the following century) was raising awareness of the plight of black slavery, urging blacks to counter racial discrimination and engage in social activism and political organization.

Full text and audio database of Top American Speeches by Rank Order. American Demagogues: Twentieth Century is an American history book which was originally published in hardcover in by The Beacon Press.

This is a scan of the hardcover reprint by the Peter Smith reprint company. American literature - American literature - The 18th century: In America in the early years of the 18th century, some writers, such as Cotton Mather, carried on the older traditions.

His huge history and biography of Puritan New England, Magnalia Christi Americana, inand his vigorous Manuductio ad Ministerium, or introduction to the ministry, inwere defenses of ancient Puritan. In American Orators of the Twentieth Century: Critical Studies and Sources, Theodore O.

Windt Jr. points out, The idealism was counterbalanced by a mood of critical urgency. He described the world he faced in somber words: "In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of.

THE TOP SPEECHES is an index to and substantial database of full text transcriptions of the most significant American political speeches of the 20th century, according to a list compiled by Professors Stephen E.

Lucas and Martin J. Lucas is Evjue-Bascom Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

The Orators was Auden’s second book, published in when he was still only starting out in his career as a poet. It occupies 93 pages in Faber’s edition, and readily justifies its standing as a separate volume/5(5).

Eighteen years after the publication of Greenwood's American Orators of the Twentieth Century: Critical Studies and Sources comes this book on contemporary speakers.

Editors Duffy (rhetoric, California Polytechnic State Univ.) and Leeman (communication studies, Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte)-authors/editors of previous Greenwood titles.

The map of African American cultural life during the first half of the twentieth century has always been organized around Harlem. From the late s through the mids, the high water mark of what is variously known as the New Negro Renaissance or the Harlem Renaissance, the section of Manhattan spreading out from the axis of th Street and Lennox Avenue was the epicenter of an explosion.

The first of its kind in the field of rhetoric, this book examines important speech encounters in the political life of twentieth-century America.

The essays focus on significant speakers who have delivered political accusations against their opponents and on the orators who, in turn, have delivered apologies in order to protect their political standing. He contributed essays to American Orators Before Critical Studies and Sources and American Orators of the Twentieth Century: Critical Studies and Sources.

The Research Foundation of the University of Georgia awarded Logue the Creative Research Medal for. American Orators of the Twentieth Century by Bernard K.

Duffy (Editor); Halford R. Ryan (Editor with the hope that it may help inspire them with a belief in their own possibilities.""--BOOK Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc.

Drawing upon nearly two hundred years of recorded African American oratory, The. This helps to explain why nineteenth century American orators so often told stories of their experiences or created "word pictures" in order to communicate their ideas to the members of the audience.

(In fact, if you listen to the speeches made by twentieth century American political candidates, you will realize that these techniques are still.American literature - American literature - The 20th century: Important movements in drama, poetry, fiction, and criticism took shape in the years before, during, and after World War I.

The eventful period that followed the war left its imprint upon books of all kinds. Literary forms of the period were extraordinarily varied, and in drama, poetry, and fiction the leading authors tended toward.In Euroamerican annals of contact with Native Americans, Indians have consistently been portrayed as master orators who demonstrate natural eloquence during treaty negotiations, councils, and religious ceremonies.

Esteemed by early European commentators more than indigenous storytelling, oratory was in fact a way of establishing self-worth among Native Americans, and might even be viewed as.