The Art of Public Speaking 13th Edition PDF ISBN-13: 978-1259924606
- Publisher : McGraw Hill; 13th edition (January 2, 2019)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 448 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1259924602
- ISBN-13 : 978-1259924606
- Format : PDF
Fully updated for the thirteenth edition, the award-winning The Art of Public Speaking offers a time-tested approach that has made it the most widely used college textbook on its subject in the world.
About the Author
Stephen E. Lucas is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin.
His major books include Portents of Rebellion: Rhetoric and Revolution in Philadelphia, 1765–1776; Words of a Century: The Top 100 American Speeches, 1900–1999; and Rhetoric, Independence, and Nationhood, 1760–1800.
A Distinguished Scholar of the National Communication Association, he has received the association’s Golden Anniversary Book Award and Golden Anniversary Monograph Award.
He has also received a number of teaching awards, including the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching at the University of Wisconsin and the National Communication Association’s Donald H. Ecroyd Award for Outstanding Teaching in Higher Education.
His many pedagogical innovations have had a profound influence in the United States and beyond, and The Art of Public Speaking has been translated into multiple languages, including Chinese, Portuguese, Korean, Romanian, and Japanese. Professor Lucas and his wife, Patty, split their time between Madison, Wisconsin, and Naples, Florida. They have two sons and four granddaughters.