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Rhetorical theory by women before 1900 : an anthology

Rhetorical theory by women before 1900 : an anthology

Author: Jane Donawerth
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This anthology features women's rhetorical theory from the 5th through the 19th centuries. Assembling selections on rhetoric, composition and communication this collection demonstrates an  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rhetorical theory by women before 1900.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2002
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Donawerth
ISBN: 0742517160 9780742517165 0742517179 9780742517172
OCLC Number: 47989958
Description: xlii, 337 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: From Menexenus by Plato / Aspaia --
from De Inventione by Cicero / Apasia --
Lessons for Women / Pan Chao --
from The Pillow Book / Sei Shonagon --
from The Book of the Body Politic / Christine de Pizan --
from The Worlds Olio / Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle --
Women's Speaking Justified / Margaret Fell --
from An Essay to Revive to the Ancient Education of Gentlewomen / Bathsua Makin --
"On Conversation" from Les Conversations sure Divers Sujets / Madeleine de Scudery --
"Conversation on the Manner of Writing Letters" from Conversations Nouvelles sur Divers Sujets / Madeleine de Scudery --
from A Serious Proposal, Part II / Mary Astell --
from "The Bas Bleu or, Conservation" / Hannah More --
from Strictures on the Modern System of Female Education / Hannah More --
from "An Essay on the Noble Science of Self-Justification" / Maria Edgeworth --
from Letters to Young Ladies / Lydia Sigourney --
from Letters to My Pupils / Lydia Sigourney --
from The Young Lady's Friend / Eliza Farrar --
from Youth's Letter-Writer / Eliza Farrar --
from Bits and Odds / Hallie Quinn Brown --
from Elocution and Physical Culture / Hallie Quinn Brown --
from Delsarte System of Expression / Genevieve Stebbins --
from The Genevieve Stebbins System of Physical Training / Genevieve Stebbins --
from The Potential Woman / Jennie Willing --
from Lessons in English / Sara Lockwood --
from Woman in the Pulpit / Frances E. Willard --
from An Hour with Delsarte / Anna Morgan --
from Studies in English Composition / Harriet L. Keeler and Emma C. Davis --
from The Metaphor / Gertude Buck --
from A Course in Expository Writing / Gertude Buck and Elisabeth Woodbridge --
from A Course in Argumentative Writing / Gertude Buck --
"The Present Status of Rhetorical Theory" / Gertude Buck --
from Correct Writing and Speaking / Mary Augusta Jordan.
Responsibility: edited by Jane Donawerth.


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