The Resource Gems from the top 100 speeches : a handy source of inspiration for your thoughts and language, editor, Xin-An Lu ; assistant editor, Rita Sullivan, (ebook)

Gems from the top 100 speeches : a handy source of inspiration for your thoughts and language, editor, Xin-An Lu ; assistant editor, Rita Sullivan, (ebook)

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Gems from the top 100 speeches : a handy source of inspiration for your thoughts and language
Title
Gems from the top 100 speeches
Title remainder
a handy source of inspiration for your thoughts and language
Statement of responsibility
editor, Xin-An Lu ; assistant editor, Rita Sullivan
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Public speaking is one of the things many fear the most. This fear is justified - many eyes to look into and many minds to contend with. Thoughts are elusive. The catcher of powerful thoughts - the apt words - are even more elusive. Yet, you do not need to despair. By standing on the shoulders of great orators, you can also speak with facility, felicity, cogency, and potency. Great orators have produced immortal thoughts couched in immortal words. This book selects the gems and the most versatile phrases in the top 100 speeches in the history of American rhetoric of the last century, so that you do not have to tire your mind and tax your time spending months going through all these speeches to mine the diamonds of powerful thoughts and felicitous words. This book furnishes you with powerful and ready blocks for the efficient construction of edifices of powerful ideas embodied in powerful words. The top 100 speeches are the most significant American political speeches of the 20th century, according to 137 leading scholars of American public address. Their inclusion and ranking are based on their social and political impact" rhetorical artistry, eloquence, and power
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
808.85
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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Speeches, addresses, etc., American
Target audience
adult
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Gems from the top 100 speeches : a handy source of inspiration for your thoughts and language, editor, Xin-An Lu ; assistant editor, Rita Sullivan, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780595756797
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT12199116
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remote
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12199116
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MWT12199116
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Gems from the top 100 speeches : a handy source of inspiration for your thoughts and language, editor, Xin-An Lu ; assistant editor, Rita Sullivan, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780595756797
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12199116
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12199116
System control number
MWT12199116
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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