Rhetoric and R Guide - Resources and Review

Full text of political orations of the past hundred years in American history from Booker T Washington to Elie Wiesel, together with a timeline of 20th century events. Contains discussion of classical rhetorical terms and devices, a critics' primer of selected speeches, and a facility for students to practice delivering speeches by reading from a mock teleprompter.
Online guide which describes and gives examples of techniques used to improve the effectiveness and clarity of writing, adapted from a print version published in 1980. Covers a range of devices including anaphora, conduplicatio, diacope, metanoia, and procatalepsis.
Collection of audio resources of speeches and lectures delivered on the Berkeley campus by notable figures such as Malcolm X, Noam Chomsky, Umberto Eco, Robert Frost, Margaret Mead, Michel Foucault, and the leaders of the Free Speech Movement. Also includes historic speeches by Richard Nixon, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Martin Luther King Jr.
Reference manual for chemistry students, with suggestions for writing lab notes, lectures, short reports, full research reports, and oral presentations. Also offers advice on searching databases and online facilities such as BIDS, Chemical Abstracts, and the Internet.
Searchable glossaries of terms relating to literary criticism, rhetoric, linguistics, and politics, enabling academics to understand interdisciplinary terminology. Definitions are illustrated by quotes from authors, and the resource is supplemented by a bibliography of all works cited.
Set of links to audio files and transcripts of speeches. Headings include business, television and radio programs, US Government and state officials, international government, professional organisations and historical speeches.
A tutorial and reference resource supporting the study of communication theory and history. Includes citations, glossaries, focus sections on specific topics including paradigmatic and syntagmatic analyses, and questions on semiotics, culture, codes, speech and mass communication.
Evangelical and prophetic texts by the seventeenth century Quaker writers Judith Boulbie and Mary Waite.
An index of resources dealing with rhetoric. Includes works of classical rhetoric, articles on literacy and education and links to glossaries of rhetorical terms.
Set of annotated links to online courses, course descriptions, tutorials, assignments, tests and other materials used in the teaching of English language and literature and creative writing.
Speeches by Fidel Castro from 1959, translated into English, and arranged by year, and then by date of delivery.
A bibliography of rhetoric resources searchable by selected topics or journals, or alphabetically by author's surname.
A guide to the terms of classical and renaissance rhetoric. Topics include persuasive appeals (logos, pathos, ethos), branches of oratory (judicial, eliberative, epideictic), canons of rhetoric, figures of speech and rhetorical pedagogy. It also shows relationships and groupings of terms within and across the various levels of the rhetorical curriculum.
Full text of many of Chomsky's major works, including What Uncle Sam Really Wants, Necessary Illusions, and Deterring Democracy. Also features the complete audio of lectures, and a selection of articles, interviews and speeches.
Text of over 100 speeches by Madeline Albright, Mother Teresa, Mary Robinson and Naomi Wolf.
A guide to policy and parliamentary debating. Gives instruction on how to influence through argument, improve public speaking skills, coach, and research specific topics. Also offers video footage of novice, intermediate, and advanced policy debate.
References to primary sources, nineteenth century materials, and twentieth century studies from Charles Spurgeon, John Newman, and George MacDonald. Also includes bibliographical information for general studies, adapted from the bibliography of 'The Victorian Pulpit: Spoken and Written Sermons in Nineteenth
Century Britain'.
Defines epistemology and summarises the history of its study. Epistemology is derived from the Greek words episteme, which means knowledge, and logos, which means theory. It is the branch of philosophy that addresses the philosophical problems surrounding the theory of knowledge. It answers many questions concerning what knowledge is, how it is obtained, and what makes it knowledge.
A tutorial designed to enhance public speaking skills. Offers information on how to determine the purpose of a presentation, select and research a topic, analyse an audience, support and outline points, use visual aids, and attain an effective method of delivery.
Nb = 19