ERIC Number: ED204798
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Rhetoric and Public Address: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1981 (Vol. 41 Nos. 7 through 12).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 12 titles deal with the following topics: (1) John F. Kennedy's rhetoric during the 1960 West Virginia presidential primary; (2) male and female modes of rhetoric; (3) charismatic communication and faith healers; (4) the ideology and rhetorical tactics of selected antiwar protest groups in the Vietnam era; (5) the rhetorical monitoring patterns of selected political communicators; (6) the rhetoric of inaugural prayer--how clergymen have participated in United States Presidential inaugurations; (7) the role played by Charles Sumner in the ratification of the Treaty for Alaska; (8) the application of House's 1976 theory of charisma in the study of speeches by American charismatic leaders; (9) the speaking of Barry Goldwater from 1969 to 1974; (10) the influence of the apostle Paul on the rhetoric of the Jansenists; (11) a history, theory, and criticism of rock song and social conflict rhetoric from 1965 to 1970; and (12) the art of Jamaican oral narrative performance. (RL)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
Identifiers: Charisma; Jamaica; Presidential Campaigns
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