Rhetorical theory by women before 1900: an anthology

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Rowman & Littlefield, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 337 pages
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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. Visit our website for sample chapters!

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Jane Donawerth is a professor of English and affiliate faculty in women's studies at the University of Maryland. She is the author of "Shakespeare and the Sixteenth-Century Study of Language," and most recently, editor of "Rhetorical Theory by Women before 1900: An Anthology," Julie Strongson, a specialist in French and English comparative literature, is an instructor at the University of Maryland.

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