Item description for Commonwealth Public Address: Essays in Criticism by Marian B. McLeod...
The essays comprising this anthology analyze public speeches delivered by some of the major political figures---both historical and contemporary---of the British Commonwealth, among them Jessie Street and Sir Robert Menzies of Australia; Gopal Krishna Gokhale and Bal Gangadhar Tilak of India; and Maurice Bishop of Grenada. The relationship between public address and the history, politics, and collective consciousness of a nation is explored within each paper, and a proposed canon of Commonwealth public oratory is also provided.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.27" Width: 5.59" Height: 0.79" Weight: 0.93 lbs.
Release Date Sep 30, 2008
Publisher New Dawn Press
ISBN 1932705767 ISBN13 9781932705768