Grenville Kleiser

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A Portrait of Grenville Kleiser

Grenville Kleiser (1868–1953) was a North American author. He was the author of a long list of inspirational books and guides to oratorical success and personal development. Kleiser also worked as an instructor in Public Speaking at Yale Divinity School, Yale University.[1]

Kleiser was born in 1868 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He married Elizabeth Thompson in 1894. Grenville died on August 27, 1953[2] in New York City.

Works[edit]

  • How to Speak in Public (1906)
  • Humorous Hits and How to Hold an Audience (1908)
  • The World's Great Sermons, Volume 01: Basil to Calvin (1908, as editor)
  • The World's Great Sermons, Volume 02: Hooker to South (1908, as editor)
  • The World's Great Sermons, Volume 03: Massillon to Mason (1908, as editor)
  • The World's Great Sermons, Volume 04: L. Beecher to Bushnell (1908, as editor)
  • The World's Great Sermons, Volume 05: Guthrie to Mozley (1908, as editor)
  • The World's Great Sermons, Volume 06: H.W. Beecher to Punshon (1908, as editor)
  • The World's Great Sermons, Volume 07: Hale to Farrar (1908, as editor)
  • The World's Great Sermons, Volume 08: Talmage to Knox Little (1908, as editor)
  • The World's Great Sermons, Volume 09: Cuyler to Van Dyke (1908, as editor)
  • The World's Great Sermons, Volume 10: Drummond to Jowett - General Index (1908, as editor)
  • Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases (1910)
  • How to Argue and Win (1910)
  • Stories that Take (1910)
  • Phrases for Public Speakers and Paragraphs for Study (1910, as compiler)
  • Christ, the Master Speaker (1910, as compiler)
  • Helpful Hints on Writing and Reading (1911, as compiler)
  • How to Read and Declaim (1911)
  • Miscellaneous Studies in Prose (1911, as compiler)
  • Richard Chenevix Trench, The Study of Words (1911, condensed by)
  • Models for Study (1911, as compiler)
  • Kleiser's Complete Guide to Public Speaking (1915)
  • Talks on Talking (1916)
  • Inspiration and Ideals. Thoughts for Every Day (1917)
  • Successful Methods of Public Speaking (1919)
  • Model Speeches for Practise (1920, as compiler)
  • The Training of a Public Speaker (1920)
  • How to Sell Through Speech (1920)
  • Impromptu Speeches: How to Make Them (1920)
  • Something to Say: and How to Say It (1920)
  • Word Power: How to Develop It (1920)
  • How to Build Mental Power
  • How to Develop Self-confidence in Speech and Manner
  • How to Improve Your Conversation
  • How to Develop Power and Personality in Speaking
  • Great Speeches and How to Make Them
  • Make Your Life Worth Living
  • Hugh Blair, Lectures on Rhetoric (editor)
  • Training for Power and Leadership
  • Mail Course in Public Speaking
  • Mail Course in Practical English
  • Mail Course in Business Success
  • George Campbell, The Philosophy of Rhetoric (editor)
  • How to Speak Without Notes
  • Vital English for Speakers and Writers
  • Salesmanship and Advertising
  • Daily Steps to Power
  • Talks on Efficiency
  • Letters that Produce Results
  • How to Make and Save Money

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.gutenberg.org/files/18323/18323-h/18323-h.htm
  2. ^ "G, KLHS, AUTHOR OF 'SUCCeEd' BOOKS; i Common-Sense Adviser Dies,at' 85Once Distributed $10 to Help Break Depression". timesmachine.nytimes.com. Retrieved 2016-05-31.

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