British and Continental Rhetoric and Elocution: MFM 135
Reproduces approximately 40,000 pages, 140 items, of original source materials selected by the Speech Association of America
originally published between 1520 and 1892. Included are manuals on public speaking such as John Henley's The Art of
Speaking in Publick... (1727); early grammar books and studies of language such as Lord Monboddo's Of the Origin
and Progress of Language (1792), Anselm Bayley's An Introduction to Languages (1758), and John
Brightland's A Grammar of the English Tongue (1712); early works on the teaching of writing; and early textbooks
in both Latin and vernacular languages. Includes English, Latin, French, and Italian materials.