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Module Reading List

Persuasive Writing and Speechmaking, 2021/22, Semester 2
Tony Byng
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

There is no one set text for this module, although you may find it useful to borrow or purchase one of these as they are also relevant to PR in Practice.  Selected readings (journal articles and web references) for those wishing to dig deeper into specific topics will be provided after each week's class.

- Cutts, M (2020), Oxford Guide to Plain English (5th Edition), OUP Oxford

- Foster, J (2012), Writing skills for public relations (5th Edition), Kogan Page

- Marsh, D (2013), For Who the Bell Tolls: The Essential and Entertaining Guide to Grammar, Guardian Faber Publishing

- Smith, R (2017),  Becoming a public relations writer (6th Edition), Routledge

- Wheeler, A (2018), Writing for the mediaEmerald Publishing

- Zinsser, W (2012), On Writing Well, 30th Anniversary Edition: An Informal Guide to Writing Nonfiction, Harper Perennial

This list was last updated on 04/02/2022