"...scholarly, intense, and philosophical analysis of Malcolm X's oratory...to reveal a better understanding of one man's speechmaking power...." -- Bookwatch
"Terrill's treatment of Malcolm is groundbreaking on some levels, especially from the standpoint of its analysis of his public speeches....Rhetorical scholars and other academics will find much here to discuss." -- Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, Vol. 104, No. 4
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Winner of the 2005 Kohrs-Campbell Prize in Rhetorical Criticism The 2005 Kohrs-Campbell Prize in Rhetorical Criticism was awarded to Robert E. Terrill for his book Malcolm X
. The $10,000 Prize is the largest and most significant book manuscript award in the field of rhetorical criticism. The award was established at Michigan State University Press as a result of the generosity of Karlyn Kohrs Campbell and the late Paul Newell Campbell. The prize is awarded biannually by Michigan State University Press, through its award- winning Rhetoric & Public Affairs Series.