Imagining rhetoric: composing women of the early United States
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-273) and index. 1. Introduction: The Tradition of Female Civic Rhetoric -- 2. Schooling Fictions -- 3. A Commonplace Rhetoric: Judith Sargent Murray's Margaretta Narrative -- 4. Sketching Rhetorical Change: Mrs. A. J. Graves on Girlhood and Womanhood -- 5. The Commonsense Romanticism of Louisa Caroline Tuthill -- 6. Independent Studies: Almira Hart Lincoln Phelps and the Composition of Democratic Teachers -- 7. Conclusion: Rhetorical Limits in the Schooling and Teaching Journals of Charlotte Forten -- App. 2. From Hannah Webster Foster's The Boarding School (1798) -- App. 3. From Judith Sargent Murray's The Gleaner (1798) -- App. 4. From Louisa Caroline Tuthill's The Young Lady's Home (1839) -- App. 5. From Almira Hart Lincoln Phelps's Lectures to Young Ladies (1833)
- LCC: PE1405
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: xi, 279 p. ; 24 cm.
- Edition Info: (alk. paper)
- Forten, Charlotte L. -- Journal
- English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching -- United States -- History
- English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching -- Sex differences
- American prose literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism
- Women -- Education -- United States -- History -- 19th century
- Women teachers -- United States
- Rhetoric -- Sex differences
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