Rhetorical Theory by Women before 1900: An Anthology

Rhetorical Theory by Women before 1900: An Anthology

By: Jane Donawerth (author)Paperback

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This anthology is the first to feature women's rhetorical theory from the fifth through the nineteenth centuries. Assembling selections on rhetoric, composition, and communication by 24 women around the world, this valuable collection demonstrates an often-overlooked history of rhetoric as well as women's interest in conversation as a model for all discourse.

About Author

Jane Donawerth is professor of English and affiliate faculty in women's studies at the University of Maryland.

Contents

Part 1 Introduction Part 2 Aspasia (fifth century B.C.E.) Chapter 3 From Menexenus by Plato (c. 386 B.C.E.) Chapter 4 From De Inventione by Cicero (c.86 B.C.E.) Part 5 Pan Chao (c.48-117) Chapter 6 Lessons for Women (first century) Part 7 Sei Shonagon (b.965?) Chapter 8 The Pillow Book (c.1000) Part 9 Christine de Pizan (c.1364-c.1430) Chapter 10 from The Book of the Body Politic (14404-1407) Part 11 Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle (c.1623-1673) Chapter 12 from The Worlds Olio (1655) Part 13 Margaret Fell (1614-1702) Chapter 14 Women's Speaking Justified (1666) Part 15 Bathsua Makin (1600-c. 1675) Chapter 16 from An Essay to Revive the Ancient Education of Gentlewomen (1673) Part 17 Madeleine de Scudery (1608-1701) Chapter 18 "On Conversation" from Les Conversations sur Divers Sujets (1680) Chapter 19 "Conversation on the Manner of Writing Letters" from Conversations Nouvelles sur Divers Sujets (1684) Part 20 Mary Astell (1666-1731) Chapter 21 from A Serious Proposal, Part II (1697) Part 22 Hannah More (1745-1833) Chapter 23 from "The Bas Bleu, or, Conversation" (1783-1786) Chapter 24 from Strictures on the Modern System of Female Education (1799) Part 25 Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849) Chapter 26 from "An Essay on the Noble Science of Self-Justification" (1795) Part 27 Lydia Sigourney (1791-1865) Chapter 28 from Letters to Young Ladies (1833) Chapter 29 from Letters to My Pupils (1851) Part 30 Eliza Farrar (1791-1870) Chapter 31 from The Young Lady's Friend (1836) Chapter 32 from The Youth's Letter Writer (1840) Part 33 Hallie Quinn Brown (1849-1949) Chapter 34 from Bits and Odds (1880?) Chapter 35 from Elocution and Physical Culture (before 1910?) Part 36 Genevieve Stebbins (1857-1914?) Chapter 37 from The Delsarte System of Expression (1885) Chapter 38 from The Genevieve Stebbins System of Physical Training (1898) Part 39 Jennie Willing (1834-1916) Chapter 40 from The Potential Woman (1887) Part 41 Sara Lockwood (1854-c.1902) Chapter 42 from Lessons in English (1888) Part 43 Frances E. Willard (1839-1898) Chapter 44 from Woman in the Pulpit (1889) Part 45 Anna Morgan (1851-1936) Chapter 46 from An Hour with Delsarte (1889) Part 47 Harriet L. Keeler (1846-1921) and Emma C. Davis (c.1891) Chapter 48 from Studies in English Composition (1891) Part 49 Gertrude Buck (1871-1922) Chapter 50 from The Metaphor (1899) Chapter 51 from A Course in Expository Writing, (1899) coauthored with Elisabeth Woodbridge Chapter 52 from A Course in Argumentative Writing (1899) Chapter 53 "The Present Status of Rhetorical Theory" (1900) Part 54 Mary Augusta Jordan (1855-1941) Chapter 55 From Correct Writing and Speaking (1904) Part 56 Bibliography

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780742517172
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9780742517172
  • weight: 807
  • ISBN10: 0742517179

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