The discourse of hysteria : the topoi of humility, physicality, and authority in women's rhetoric /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Greene, Logan Dale
Format: Book
Published: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, [2009]
Table of Contents:
  • Prolegomenon to a theory of women's rhetoric
  • A new history of rhetoric
  • The redemptive function of the hysteric
  • The power of humility: Hildegard of Bingen
  • The power of hysteria: Margery Kempe
  • The sexualization of hysteria: Aphra Behn
  • A new sign: Sojourner Truth
  • Écriture féminine: Hélène Cixous
  • A theory of women's rhetoric.