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Praising Girls: The Epideictic Rhetoric of Young Women, 1895-1930
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-05-17)
by factions. Emulating the practices of nineteenth-century women who presented epideictic discourse in published writing, girls exercised rhetorical agency through the art, editorials, essays, and creative writing that they produced for high school literary...
Blasphemous bodies: Transgressive morality as cultural interrogation in romance fiction of the long nineteenth century
as participants in the social issues of the time. Using an eclectic combination of approaches, including literary close reading, genre analysis, feminist criticism, and post-colonial theory, I examine a range of canonical, moderately well-known and unfamiliar...