Download e-book for iPad: African American Women's Rhetoric: The Search for Dignity, by Deborah F. Atwater

By Deborah F. Atwater

ISBN-10: 0739121766

ISBN-13: 9780739121764

ISBN-10: 0739121774

ISBN-13: 9780739121771

African American Women's Rhetoric: the hunt for Dignity, Personhood, and Honor offers with the rhetoric of African American ladies from enslavement to present instances, interpreting slave narratives and modern print, track, and different media surrounding the lives of African American girls. overlaying quite a few particular ladies and their rhetoric in the context of a old interval, the publication presents valuable issues and strategic and social matters of African American ladies and their atmosphere. It frames, in a few, instances, the rhetoric of latest girls in politics and different fields of prominence_including Condoleeza Rice and Barbara Lee, between others. Deborah F. Atwater explores how African girls this day who have interaction in speech within the public sphere come from a old line of lively ladies who've been outspoken in politics, schooling, enterprise, and diverse social contexts; heretofore, those girls haven't been studied in a entire demeanour. in particular, how do those African American girls talk about themselves, and_more importantly_how do they characterize who they're in numerous groups? How do those girls convince their different audiences to worth what they are saying and who they are?African American Women's Rhetoric should be a useful contribution to upper-division undergraduate and graduate classes in Rhetoric, African American Rhetoric, historical past, and Women's Studies.

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