By Deborah F. Atwater

ISBN-10: 0739121766

ISBN-13: 9780739121764

ISBN-10: 0739121774

ISBN-13: 9780739121771

African American Women's Rhetoric: the quest for Dignity, Personhood, and Honor bargains with the rhetoric of African American ladies from enslavement to present instances, interpreting slave narratives and modern print, tune, and different media surrounding the lives of African American ladies. protecting numerous particular ladies and their rhetoric in the context of a historic interval, the e-book offers important subject matters and strategic and social matters of African American girls and their surroundings. It frames, in a few, situations, the rhetoric of latest ladies in politics and different fields of prominence_including Condoleeza Rice and Barbara Lee, between others. Deborah F. Atwater explores how African ladies this day who interact in speech within the public sphere come from a historic line of energetic girls who've been outspoken in politics, schooling, enterprise, and numerous social contexts; heretofore, those ladies haven't been studied in a accomplished demeanour. in particular, how do those African American ladies talk about themselves, and_more importantly_how do they signify who they're in quite a few groups? How do those girls convince their assorted audiences to price 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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