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Module Reading List

Rhetoric and Public Speaking, 2021/22, Semester 1
Alex Ding
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Brummett, B. 2011. Rhetoric in popular culture, London, SAGE.

Charteris-Black, J., 2011. Politicians and rhetoric: The persuasive power of metaphor. Springer.

Cockcroft, R. & Cockcroft, S. 2005. Persuading people : an introduction to rhetoric, Hampshire, Palgrave Macmillan.  

Forsyth, M., 2013. The elements of eloquence: How to turn the perfect English phrase. Icon Books Ltd.  

Keith, W. & Lundberg, C. 2008. The essential guide to rhetoric, Boston, MA, Bedford/St Martin's.

Lancaster, S., 2018. Speechwriting: The Expert Guide. The Crowood Press.  

Lanham, R. 1991.A handlist of rhetorical terms, California, University of California Press.

Leith, S. 2011.You talkin' to me? : rhetoric from Aristotle to Obama London, Profile Books Ltd.  

Olmsted, W. 2006. Rhetoric : an historical introduction, Oxford, Blackwell.

Parry-Giles, S. & Hogan, M. (eds.) 2010. The handbook of rhetoric and public address, Oxford, Wiley-Blackwell.

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This list was last updated on 23/09/2020