Elements of Elocution [electronic resource] : In which the principles of reading and speaking are investigated; and such pauses, emphasis, and inflexious of voice, as are suitable to every variety of sentence, are distinctly pointed out and explained; with directions for strengthening and modulating the voice, so as to render it varied, forcible, and harmonious. To which is added, a complete system of the passions, showing how they affect the countenance, tone of voice, and gesture of the body, exemplified by a copious selection of the most striking passages of Shakespeare. The whole illustrated by copper-plates, explaining the nature of accent, emphasis; inflexion, and cadence. The second edition; with alterations and additions. By John Walker, author of the critical pronouncing dictionary, &c.
- Walker, John, 1732-1807
- London : Printed by Cooper and Wilson; and sold by G.G. and J. Robinson, Pater-noster row; and by T. Cadell jun. and W. Davies, in the strand, 1799.
- Physical Description:
- xv, 1 unnumbered page, 398, 2 unnumbered pages, plates ; 8⁰.
- With a final advertisement leaf., Reproduction of original from Trinity College Library Watkinson Collection., and AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
- Citation/References Note:
- English Short Title Catalog, N9129.
- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
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