Readings in Feminist Rhetorical Theory / Edition 1

Readings in Feminist Rhetorical Theory / Edition 1

by Karen A. Foss
     
 

ISBN-10: 1577664973

ISBN-13: 9781577664970

Pub. Date: 11/27/2006

Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.

Offers a compilation of the writings of nine influential feminist theorists whose work has relevance for rhetorical or communication theory. Among those represented: bell hooks, Gloria Anzald<'u>a, Starhawk, Trinh T. Minh-ha, and Sonia Johnson. Each author is introduced with a brief synopsis of her life and work. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR  See more details below

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Offers a compilation of the writings of nine influential feminist theorists whose work has relevance for rhetorical or communication theory. Among those represented: bell hooks, Gloria Anzald<'u>a, Starhawk, Trinh T. Minh-ha, and Sonia Johnson. Each author is introduced with a brief synopsis of her life and work. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781577664970
Publisher:
Waveland Press, Inc.
Publication date:
11/27/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction
2Cheris Karmare
Introduction to Cheris Kramarae
Proprietors of Language
Women as a Muted Group
A Visiting Scholar
Do We Really Want More Control of Technology?
Feminist Theories of Communication
3Bell hooks
Introduction to bell hooks
Feminism: A Movement to End Sexist Oppression
Feminist Politicization: A Comment
Back to the Avant-Garde: The Progressive Vision
Design: A Happening Life
4Gloria Anzaldua
Introduction to Gloria Anzaldua
Speaking in Tongues: A Letter to 3rd World Women Writers
La conciencia de la mestiza: Towards a New Consciousness
Del Otro Lado
Beyond Traditional Notions of Identity
5Mary Daly
Introduction to Mary Daly
A Call for the Castration of Sexist Religion
Gyn/Ecology: Spinning New Time/Space
Sin Big
Spiraling into the Nineties
6Starhawk
Spiraling into the Nineties
Introduction to Starhawk
Ethics and Justice in Goddess Religion
Truth or Dare
Magic and Its Uses
The Three Types of Power
Authority and Obedience
Roots of the Three Types of Power
Ritual as Bonding: Action as Ritual
The Spiral Dance
The Coven
Creating Sacred Space
Magical Symbols
Energy: The Cone of Power
Roundtable Discussion: Backlash
7Paula Gunn Allen
Introduction to Paula Gunn Allen
All the Good Indians
Grandmother of the Sun: Ritual Gynocracy in Native America
Some Like Indians Endure
Essentially, It's Spring
Haggles
8Trinh T. Minh-Ha
Introduction to Trinh T. Minh-Ha
Not You/Like You: Post-Colonial Women and the Interlocking Questions of Identity and Difference
Yellow Sprouts
The Totalizing Quest of Meaning
9Sally Miller Gearhart
Introduction to Sally Miller Gearhart
The Womanization of Rhetoric
The Gatherstretch (excerpt from The Wanderground)
The Chipko
Notes from a Recovering Activist
10Sonia Johnson
Introduction to Sonia Johnson
"The Bursting of the File" (excerpt from From Housewife to Heretic)
"Who's Afraid of the Supreme Court?" (excerpt from Wildfire)
"Meet My Needs, Make Me Happy" (excerpt from The Ship That Sailed into the Living Room)
"The Bears and Anarchy" (excerpt from The Ship That Sailed Into the Living Room)

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