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Catalog Keyword and Subject Searches to Use

English language--Rhetoric


Oral Communication


Public Speaking





Helpful Resources from Our Collection




Best Monologues from the Best American Short Plays. Volume One (2014) - Demastes, William (editor)

I am an Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls around the World (2010) - Ensler, Eve

Monologues: Women 2; 50 Speeches from the Contemporary Theatre (1982) - Emerson, Robert & Grumbach, Jane (editors)



Oral Presentations


Extraordinary Oral Presentations (2005) - Ryan Margaret

How to Deliver a TED Talk: Secrets of the World’s Most Inspiring Presentations (2012) - Donovan, Jeremy

Presentation S.O.S: From Perspiration to Persuasion in 9 Easy Steps (2005) - Wiskup Mark

Oral Reports (2009) - Somervill, Barbara A




Voice & Speaking Skills for Dummies (2012) - Apps, Judy



Speech & Public Speaking


How to Give a Speech (2015) Harper, Leslie

How to Write & Give a Speech: A Practical Guide for Anyone who Has to Make Every Word Count (2014) - Detz, Joan

If this Isn’t Nice what is? : Advice for the Young: The Graduation Speeches (2014) Vonnegut, Kurt

Public Speaking and Presentation Demystified (2010) - Melody Templeton

There’s No Such Thing as Public Speaking: Making Any Presentation or Speech as Persuasive as One-on-One Conversation (2007) - Henderson, Jeanette





Storytelling: Art and Technique (1996) - Green, Ellin



Listen to Audio Examples


A Call to Conscience the Landmark Speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. [sound recording] (2001) - King, Martin Luther

The Art of Public Speaking Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History [sound recording] (2010) - Hale, John

Lorraine Hansberry Audio Collection [sound recording] (2009) - Hansberry Lorraine
























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