Man Cannot Speak For Her / Edition 1

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"The right to cast a ballot from a feminine hand occupied the attention and efforts of hundreds of women for more than a century in the U.S. In these two volumes Campbell (University of Minnesota) provides a basic understanding of two processes: the development of the rhetoric used by the women who argued for equal rights, and the constraints and sanctions applied to those women who affronted the norms of society's expectation that true women were seldom seen and never spoke in public. The first volume lays the foundation for the analysis of rhetorical style and content by its fine introduction and by a succession of chapters organized chronologically, with biographical sketches and excerpts from speeches. It includes a chapter specifically addressed to issues of sex, race, and class faced by African American women. Volume 2 is not a continuation of the first, but contains the texts on which the first volume is based. The biographical and historical sections are gracefully written and well organized, but the greatest value of the set lies in the actual words of the feminist leaders and Campbell's skillfull analyses. Every women's studies program must have this available. Upper-division undergraduates and above." Choice
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780275932695
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/25/1989
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 222
  • Lexile: 1380L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Meet the Author

KARLYN KOHRS CAMPBELL is Professor of Speech-Communication at the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis.

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Table of Contents


Maria W. Miller Stewart, Lecture Delivered at the Franklin Hall, 1832

Address, Convention of Anti-Slavery Women, 1838

Angelina Grimke [Weld], Address at Pennsylvania Hall, 1838

Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions, 1848

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Speech at the Seneca Falls Convention, 1848

Lucretia Coffin Mott, "Discourse on Woman," 1849

Sojourner Truth, Speech at the Woman's Rights Convention, Akron, Ohio, 1851

Ernestine Potowski Rose, Speech at the National Woman's Rights Convention, Worcester, MA, 1851

Clarina Howard Nichols, "The Responsibilities of Woman," Second National Woman's Rights Convention, Worcester, MA, 1851

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Address to the Legislature of New York, 1854

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, "A Slave's Appeal," Speech to the Judiciary Committee, New York State Legislature, 1860

National Woman's Rights Convention Debate, New York City, 1860

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, "On Divorce," Speech before the Judiciary Committee of the New York Senate, 1861

Sojourner Truth, Two Speeches at the American Equal Rights Association Convention, 1867

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Kansas State Referendum Campaign Speech at Lawrence, Kansas, 1867

Susan B. Anthony, "Is it a Crime for a U.S. Citizen to Vote?" 1872-73

Frances E. Willard, A White Life for Two, 1890

Matilda Joslyn Gage, "The Dangers of the Hour," Women's National Liberal Convention, 1890

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, "The Solitude of Self," 1892

Ida B. Wells, "Southern Horrors, Lynch Law in All its Phases," 1892, with Mary Church Terrell's, Introduction, 1893

Mary Church Terrell, "What It Means to be Colored in the Capital of the United States," 1906

Anna Howard Shaw, "TheFundamental Principle of a Republic," 1915

Carrie Chapman Catt, Presidential Address, 1902

Carrie Chapman Catt, "The Crisis," Atlantic City, NJ, 1916

Carrie Chapman Catt, "Address to the United States Congress," 1917

Crystal Eastman, "Now We Can Begin," 1920


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