Elements of Elocution : 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

Main Author: Walker, John
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: 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, 1799
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, N9129. - Reproduction of original from Trinity College Library Watkinson Collection. - With a final advertisement leaf
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (xv,[1],398,[2]p.,plates) 8°