Speech Communication in the 20th Century by Thomas W Benson

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Prepared to celebrate the 75th anniver­sary of the Eastern Communication Association.


Benson commissioned these original essays with the idea of defining the state of the art through addressing what is “worth knowing and asking about speech communication for the 1980s and 1990s.”


Responding to that question are: Jane Blankenship, University of Massachu­setts; Arthur Bochner and Eric Eisenberg, Temple University; William Brown, Ohio State University; Herman Cohen, Pennsylvania State University; Richard Leo Enos, Carnegie-Mellon University; Gustav Friedrich, University of Okla­homa; Dennis Gouran, Indiana Univer­sity; Richard Gregg, Pennsylvania State University; Diane Hope, Rochester Insti­tute of Technology; Peter Kane, SUNY-­Brockport; Michael Leff, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Diane Mader, SUNY College; Thomas Mader, Hunter College; John Patton, Louisiana State University; Barnett Pearce, University of Massachusetts; Linda Putnam and George Cheney, Purdue University; William Rawlins, Pennsylvania State Uni­versity; Lawrence W. Rosenfield, Hunter College; Jill Taft-Kaufman, Central Michigan University; and Frederick Wil­liams, Annenberg School of Communi­cations-West.


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Thomas W. Benson is Professor of Speech Communication, Pennsylvania State University.
Published August 1, 1985 by Southern Illinois University Press. 488 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences.