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Conversational rhetoric : the rise and fall of a women's tradition, 1600-1900 / Jane Donawerth.

Author/Creator:
Donawerth, Jane, 1947-
Publication:
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 205 p. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Studies in rhetorics and feminisms
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Subjects:
Rhetoric -- United States -- History.
Rhetoric -- England -- History.
English language -- Discourse analysis.
Women -- Education -- United States -- Language arts.
Women -- Education -- England -- Language arts.
Oral communication -- United States.
Oral communication -- England.
Contents:
Introduction
Humanist Dialogues and Defenses of Women's Education: Conversation as a Model for All Discourse
Conduct Book Rhetoric: Constructing a Theory of Feminine Discourse
Defenses of Women's Preaching: Dissenting Rhetoric and the Language of Women's Rights
Elocution: Sentimental Culture and Performing Femininity
Conclusion: Composition Textbooks by Women and the Decline of a Women's Tradition.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-193) and index.
ISBN:
9780809330270 (cloth : alk. paper)
080933027X (cloth : alk. paper)
9780809386307 (ebook)
0809386305 (ebook)
OCLC:
702941813