Rhetorical Public Speaking: Civic Engagement in the Digital Age

Rhetorical Public Speaking: Civic Engagement in the Digital Age

by Nathan Crick

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Rhetorical Public Speaking: Civic Engagement in the Digital Age by Nathan Crick

Rhetorical Public Speaking: Civic Engagement in the Digital Age, Third Edition offers students an innovative approach to public speaking by employing the rhetorical canon as a means of constructing artful speech in a multi-mediated environment. It provides a foundation to guide students in understanding, constructing, and delivering messages that address matters of public concern. This edition features contemporary as well as historical examples to highlight key concepts and show how rhetoric works in practice. Each chapter includes speech excerpts, summaries, and exercises for review and retention. Students of public speaking are encouraged to employ their new skills as engaged citizens of society.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781351868303
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/14/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 294
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Nathan Crick is Associate Professor of Communication at Texas A&M University. His publications include The Keys of Power: The Rhetoric and Politics of Transcendentalism (2017), Rhetoric and Power: The Drama of Classical Greece (2015), and Democracy and Rhetoric: John Dewey on the Arts of Becoming (2010).

Table of Contents

Preface

INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER 1- Genres of Public Speaking

CHAPTER 2- Delivery and Memory

CHAPTER 3- Arrangement

CHAPTER 4-Invention

CHAPTER 5-Style

CHAPTER 6-The Rhetorical Situation

CHAPTER 7-Ethos

CHAPTER 8-Logos

CHAPTER 9-Pathos

CHAPTER 10-Eloquence

Index

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