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Author Donawerth, Jane, 1947-
Title Conversational rhetoric : the rise and fall of a women's tradition, 1600-1900 / Jane Donawerth.
Published Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2012.
Book Cover

 Floor4  P301 .D66 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xv, 205 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in rhetorics and feminisms
Studies in rhetorics and feminisms.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-193) and index.
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.
Subject 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.
ISBN 9780809330270 (cloth : alk. paper)
080933027X (cloth : alk. paper)
9780809386307 (ebook)
0809386305 (ebook)
OCLC number 702941813