Rhetoric, women and politics in early modern England

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Subjects:

  • English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism,
  • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century,
  • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century,
  • English language -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Rhetoric,
  • Women -- England -- History -- Renaissance, 1450-1600,
  • Women -- England -- History -- 17th century,
  • Rhetoric -- Political aspects,
  • Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century,
  • Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century,
  • Women in literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-243) and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Jennifer Richards and Alison Thorne.
ContributionsRichards, Jennifer., Thorne, Alison, 1959-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR428.W63 R48 2007, PR428.W63 R48 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 254 p. ;
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18279245M
ISBN 100415385261, 041538527X
ISBN 109780415385268, 9780415385275
LC Control Number2006022253

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Drawing upon incisive analysis of a wide range of literary texts including poetry, drama, prose polemics, letters and speeches, Rhetoric, Women and Politics in Early Modern England presents an important new perspective on the early modern world, forms of rhetoric, and the role of women in the culture and politics of the : Hardcover.

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Edited By Jennifer Richards, Alison Thorne. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 12 February Author: Susan Wiseman. English language > Early modern, > Rhetoric. Women > England > History > Renaissance, Women > England > History > 17th century.

Rhetoric, women, and politics in early modern England: Exemplarity, women, and political rhetoric / Susan Wiseman -- The rhetoric of (in)fertility: shifting responses to Elizabeth I's childlessness / Helen Hackett Rhetoric Women's letters of recommendation and the rhetoric of friendship in sixteenth-century England / James Daybell -- Embodied.

Table of Contents. Contents: Introduction: Rethinking women and politics in early modern England, James Daybell; Sisterhood, friendship and the power of English aristocratic women,Barbara J. Harris; A rhetoric of requests: genre and linguistic scripts in Elizabethan women's suitors' letters, Lynne Magnusson; Politics in the Elizabethan Privy Chamber: Lady Mary Sidney and Kat Ashley.

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Jennifer Richards is Reader in English at the University of Newcastle. She is the author of Rhetoric and Courtliness in Early Modern Literature (Cambridge University Press, ). She has edited several collections of essays, including, with Alison Thorne, Rhetoric, Women and Politics in Early Modern England (Routledge, ).

show more. Although the art of rhetoric is central to the practice of politics it also plays an important role in civic and private life. Using Aristotelian notions of ethos, pathos and logos, this collection offers engaging discussions on everything from Prime Minister's Questions and Welsh devolution to political satire and the rhetoric of cultural racism.

[A proper history of rhetoric] will consider the totality of teaching material, ancient and modern, in Greek, Latin, and the vernaculars[.] It will also consider the parallel presence of rhetoric in major literary forms, such as poetry, history, the sermon, the letter, the novel, and the other arts, for these are all ways in which rhetoric has influenced the thought-habits and modes of.

An in-depth study of early modern women's modesty rhetoric from the English Reformation to the Restoration. This book provides new readings of modesty's gendered deployment in the works of Anne Askew, Katharine Parr, Mary Sidney, Aemilia Lanyer and Anne Bradstreet.

Early Modern Research Group. Commonwealth: the Social, Cultural, and Conceptual Contexts of an Early Modern Keyword. Historical Journal54(3), Richards J, Schurink F. Introduction: The Textuality and Materiality of Reading in Early Modern England.

Huntington Library Quarterly73(3), Richards J, Schurink F, ed. "Smith's Race and Rhetoric in the Renaissance represents an important departure from the emphasis on visual representation in recent studies of race in early modern England.

Instead, Smith's focus is on language as the key to racial difference, and that language, literary and otherwise, is at once undergoing remarkable change and invariably.

This book is the only one that I have seen on the topic of women in Renaissance politics. It adds a crucial piece to the puzzle of women’s contributions to political decision-making throughout the centuries.

This anthology shows women’s power even in cultures and societies where women systematically were denied public : $ Women's theoretical exclusion from the political sphere generated not silence but highly developed linguistic and figurative responses in seventeenth century England.

This chapter analyses women's involvement in politics by examining the use of the example in seventeenth century texts. It concentrates on exemplarity because of its pervasive presence in early modern writing, because of the. Send Email.

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In ancient Greece and Rome, on the other hand, the art of rhetoric was at the heart of political life. Rhetoric can have a bad name, as if it means tricksy or deceptive speech. Jennifer Richards is Reader in English at the University of Newcastle. She is the author of Rhetoric and Courtliness in Early Modern Literature (Cambridge University Press, ).

She has edited several collections of essays, including, with Alison Thorne, Rhetoric, Women and Politics in Early Modern England (Routledge, ). Modern rhetoric has gone through many changes since the age of ancient Rome and Greece to fit the societal demands of the time. Kenneth Burke, who is largely credited for defining the notion of modern rhetoric, described modern rhetoric as, "Rooted in an essential function of language itself, a function that is wholly realistic, and is continually born anew; the use of language as a symbolic.

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Sterk, Marquette University The authors examine the political rhetoric of a number of powerful women of the Renaissance, male responses to this rhetoric, drama and fiction by both male and female authors considering women and political context.

Rhetoric (/ ˈ r ɛ t ə r ɪ k /) is the art of persuasion, which along with grammar and logic (or dialectic – see Martianus Capella), is one of the three ancient arts of ic aims to study the capacities of writers or speakers needed to inform, persuade, or motivate particular audiences in specific situations.

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At a time when medical texts first appeared in English in large numbers and the first signs of modern medicine were emerging both in theory and in practice, medical. Introduction. Mary Astell (b. ) is widely considered to be one of the earliest English feminists. She is best known for her prose works A Serious Proposal to the Ladies (Part 1, ; Part 2, ) and Some Reflections upon Marriage ().

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This chapter examines the relationship between rhetoric and popular print by considering how, through popular print materials, readers encountered rhetoric.

It describes the complex relationship between rhetoric and popular print in schools and universities. Anti-Maritinist writer and pamphleteer Thomas Nashe provided examples of rhetoric's suffusion of popular print.Rhetoric and Society will include books that approach rhetoric as a form of signification, as a discipline that makes meaning out of other cultural practices, and as a central and defining intellectual and social activity deeply rooted in its milieu.

in essence, all the books in the series will seek to demonstrate just how important rhetoric.This course is an introduction to the history, theory, practice, and implications of rhetoric, the art and craft of persuasion throughAnalyzing persuasive texts and speechesCreating persuasive texts and speechesThrough class discussions, presentations, and written assignments, you will get to practice your own rhetorical prowess.

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