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American oratory

or, Selections from the speeches of eminent Americans.

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Published by Desilver, Thomas & co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesA member of the Philadelphia bar. [from old catalog]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE302.1 .A49
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23337188M
    LC Control Number42039373

    This collection cites approximately well-known African Americans from all walks of life. Twentieth-century notables include Maya Angelou, Louis Armstrong, Muhammad Ali, and Ralph Ellison, in addition to earlier figures such as George Washington Carver and Frederick Douglass, plus anonymous sources. Arranged alphabetically by author, the quotations cover a wide variety of subjects. "Oratory in Native North America" is a panoramic work that introduces readers to a vast history of Native speech while recognizing the limitations in premodern reporting. By guiding us through this labyrinth, Clements shows that with understanding we can gain significant insight not only into Native American culture but also into a rich.

    American orators and oratory. Comprising biographical sketches of the representative men of America, together with gems of eloquence upon leading questions. Institutio Oratoria (English: Institutes of Oratory) is a twelve-volume textbook on the theory and practice of rhetoric by Roman rhetorician was published around year 95 CE. The work deals also with the foundational education and development of the orator himself.

    As Gilman Ostrander writes in his book, Republic of Letters: The American Intellectual Community, Oratory was a lawyerly skill that boasted a tradition as venerable as the law itself, extending from Demosthenes to Daniel Webster. From medieval universities to nineteenth-century liberal arts colleges, orations remained an essential. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for American Oratory: Or Selections from the Speeches of Eminent Americans (, Hardcover) at the .


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Top Speeches. Full text, audio, and video database of the most significant American political speeches of the 20th century, according to leading scholars of American public address, as compiled by Stephen E.

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A review of American Speeches: Political Oratory from the Revolution to the Civil War and American Speeches: Political Oratory from Abraham Lincoln to Bill Clinton, edited by Ted Widmer.

To keep silent is the most useful service that a mediocre talker can render to the public." So says Tocqueville in his chapter "On Parliamentary Eloquence in the United States.". Oratory in Native North America is a panoramic work that introduces readers to a vast history of Native speech while recognizing the limitations in premodern reporting.

By guiding us through this labyrinth, Clements shows that with understanding we can gain significant insight not only into Native American culture but also into a rich. extensive and diverse collection of African American oratory of the 18th and 19th centuries ever published.

Lift Every Voice makes readily accessible not only the classic orations of such well-known figures as Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, and Booker T. Washington but also5/5(1). Indian Oratory: Famous Speeches by Noted Indian Chiefs (Volume ) (The Civilization of the American Indian Series) [Vanderwerth, W.

C., Carmack, William R.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Indian Oratory: Famous Speeches by Noted Indian Chiefs (Volume ) (The Civilization of the American Indian Series)Cited by: Oratory in Native North America is a panoramic work that introduces readers to a vast history of Native speech while recognizing the limitations in premodern reporting.

By guiding us through this labyrinth, Clements shows that with understanding we can gain significant insight not only into Native American culture but also into a rich Cited by: 7. Native American Oratory Leave a Comment / Native American As it is at his meetings of Council, and during the discussions that are there provoked, that the Indian’s powers of oratory come, for the most part, into play, and secure their freest indulgence, that will appropriately constitute my next head.

Project support for this volume was provided by The Achelis Foundation and The Bodman Foundation. American Speeches: Political Oratory from Abraham Lincoln to Bill Clinton is kept in print by a gift from The Berkley Foundation to the Guardians of American Letters Fund.

This long-needed sourcebook assesses the unique styles and themes of notable African-American orators from the midth century to the present--of 43 representative public speakers, from W.E.B.

Du Bois and Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Martin Luther King Jr. and Jesse Jackson to Barbara Jordan and Thurgood Marshall. The critical analyses of the oratory of a broad segment of different types of public. With an active marketplace of over million items, use the Alibris Advanced Search Page to find any item you are looking for.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shaw, Warren Choate, History of American oratory. Indianapolis, bobbs. Additional Physical Format: Online version: American oratory. Philadelphia, E.C. & J. Biddle [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

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In this flavorful and perceptive study of the American orator, Barnet Baskerville makes an inquiry into American attitudes toward orators and oratory and the reflection of these attitudes in speaking practices. He examines the role of the orator in society and the kinds or qualities of oratory that were dominant in each period of American history, and he looks into the nature and importance of Cited by:   Classic American Speeches is a treasury of some of the greatest moments in American oratory of the last years.

Its more than seventy selections include Patrick Henry's "Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death" speech, George Washington's Farewell Address, Abraham Lincoln's "A House Divided" speech and Gettysburg Address, Franklin Delano Roosevelt's declaration of war against Japan, John Pages: White House hand-book of oratory: being a carefully selected collection of patriotic speeches and essays: with gems of literature, prose and poetry, adapted for readings and recitations at home and on public occasions together with an exhaustive summary of the principles of elocution and oratory, with exercises in voice and gesture / edited by Charles E.

Chadman () (Reprint). Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it * 0. 1 Star - I hated it 2 Stars - I didn't like it 3 Stars - It was OK 4 Stars - I liked it 5 Stars - I loved it. American oratory of today. by Edwin Du Bois Shurter. Thanks for Sharing.

You. Little written record of their oratory exists, although Indians made much use of publics address. Around the council fires tribal affairs were settled without benefit of This collection of notable speeches by early-day leaders of twenty-two Indian tribes adds a new dimension to our knowledge of the original Americans and their own view of the /5(14).

Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey; c. February – Febru ) was an American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and escaping from slavery in Maryland, he became a national leader of the abolitionist movement in Massachusetts and New York, gaining note for his oratory and incisive antislavery tion: Abolitionist, suffragist, author, editor, diplomat.Christ the Light Anglican Oratory.

likes 6 talking about this. “All things come of thee, O LORD, and of thine own have we given thee.” 1 Chron. xxix. Followers:   Subtitle: Subtitle: African American Oratory, This compilation includes over speeches by famous and little known African Americans of the 18th and 19th centuries.

Each speech text is introduced by a brief contextual essay and biographical information on the speaker.