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  • So Here I Am by Anna Russell
    So Here I Am (English, Hardback)

    Over 50 empowering speeches celebrating women in their own words through extracts and commissioned illustrations, spanning throughout history up to the modern day.

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  • Obscenity & The Arts by Anthony Burgess
    Obscenity & The Arts (English, Paperback) $12.72 $14.41
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  • The Nobel Lecture by Bob Dylan
    The Nobel Lecture (English, Hardback)

    Published for the first time in book form, the lecture delivered by the 2016 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Bob Dylan.

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  • 50 Speeches That Made the Modern World by Chambers
    50 Speeches That Made the Modern World (English, Hardback)

    A collection of 50 of the most significant speeches from around the globe that demonstrably changed the modern world and analysis into the impact they had.

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  • Very Good Lives by J. K. Rowling
    Very Good Lives (English, Hardback)

    J.K. Rowling, one of the world's most inspiring writers, shares her wisdom and advice in this artfully illustrated book.

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  • Defence Speeches by Cicero
    Defence Speeches (English, Paperback)

    This volume presents five of Cicero's most famous defence speeches: of Roscius, accused of murder; of Murena, accused of bribery; of Archias, on a citizenship charge; of Caelius, accused of violence; and of Milo, accused of murdering Cicero's hated enemy Clodius. These new translations achieve new standards of accuracy and introductions and notes guide the reader through the speeches.

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  • Professor at Large by John Cleese
    Professor at Large (English, Hardback)

    And now for something completely different. Professor at Large features beloved English comedian and actor John Cleese in the role of Ivy League professor at Cornell University. His almost twenty years as professor-at-large has led to many talks, essays, and lectures on campus. This collection of the very best moments from Cleese under his...

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  • We Are the Change We Seek by E.J. Dionne Jr., Jr.
    We Are the Change We Seek (English, Paperback)

    'Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change we seek'...

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  • We Will All Go Down Fighting to the End by Winston Churchill
    We Will All Go Down Fighting to the End (English, Paperback)

    A collection of speeches from Churchill, one of the great modern orators. It includes Churchill's famous words on the declaration of war with Germany, as well as his rousing call to the British in June 1940 after Dunkirk, and his immortal tribute to the young men fighting in the Battle of Britain.

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  • Speeches that Changed the World
    Speeches that Changed the World (English, Paperback)

    This new leatherette gift edition of Speeches that Changed the World contains over 100 of the most influential speeches ever made.

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  • The American Spirit by David McCullough
    The American Spirit (English, Paperback)

    Collects some of the author's speeches delivered throughout the course of his career that celebrate distinctly American principles and characteristics.

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  • Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat by Winston Churchill
    Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat (English, Paperback)

    A collection of thirty-three orations ranging over fifty years, demonstrating how Winston Churchill gradually honed his rhetoric.

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  • Apologia. Florida. De Deo Socratis by Apuleius
    Apologia. Florida. De Deo Socratis (Multiple languages, Hardback)

    Apuleius (born ca. 125 AD), one of the great stylists of Latin literature, was a prominent figure in Roman Africa best known for his picaresque novel Metamorphoses or The Golden Ass. This edition, new to the Loeb Classical Library, contains Apuleius' other surviving works that are considered genuine.

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  • Lycurgus: Against Leocrates by Joseph Roisman
    Lycurgus: Against Leocrates (English, Hardback)

    Lycurgus of Athens' prosecutorial speech, Against Leocrates, is the only one by the influential statesman and orator to survive. This new translation with introduction and commentary offers an up to date examination not only of the speech itself, but also of the valuable information it provides on contemporary historical and political events.

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  • Great Speeches by John Boyes
    Great Speeches (English, Hardback)

    Great Speeches collects over forty of the most powerful and stirring addresses delivered in the English language. It captures the significant historical events of the past 400 years in the words of their participants, from those speeches given in times of war and sorrow, such as Winston Churchill's This Was Their Finest Hour, to those delivered at moments of hope, such as Barack Obama's election...

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  • Orations, Volume I: Volume 1 by Aelius Aristides
    Orations, Volume I: Volume 1 (Multiple languages, Hardback)

    Aelius Aristides (117 after 180), among the most versatile authors of the Second Sophistic and an important figure in the transmission of Hellenism, produced speeches and lectures, declamations on historical themes, polemical works, prose hymns, and essays on a wide variety of subjects.

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  • The Oxford Handbook of Demosthenes by Gunther Martin
    The Oxford Handbook of Demosthenes (English, Hardback)

    As a speechwriter, orator, and politician, Demosthenes captured, embodied, and shaped his time. This Handbook explores the many facets of his life, work, and time, giving particular weight to his social and historical context and thereby illustrating the interplay and mutual influence between his rhetoric and the environment from which it emerged.

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  • Papers on Quintilian and Ancient Declamation by Michael Winterbottom
    Papers on Quintilian and Ancient Declamation (English, Hardback)

    Declamation was central to the Greek and Roman educational systems over many centuries and the work of Michael Winterbottom has been seminal in the recent explosion of interest in the topic. This volume of his selected articles and reviews focuses on two related topics: the rhetorician Quintilian and ancient declamation in practice.

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  • Words Are My Matter by Ursula K. Le Guin
    Words Are My Matter (English, Hardback)

    A bright and wide-ranging collection of essays, reviews, talks, and more from one of our best and most thoughtful writers.

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  • If This Isn't Nice, What Is? (much) Expanded Second Edition by Kurt Vonnegut
    If This Isn't Nice, What Is? (much) Expanded Second Edition (English, Hardback)

    Best known as one of America's most astonishing and enduring contemporary novelists, Kurt Vonnegut was also a celebrated commencement address giver. If This Isn't Nice, What Is? collects the speeches and words of wisdom Vonnegut has shared with new graduates over the years. This much-expanded edition now includes a total of 15 of Vonnegut's speeches. In each, Vonnegut takes pains to find the few...

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