Feminist Rhetorical Resilience

Feminist Rhetorical Resilience

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Although it is well known in other fields, the concept of a€œresiliencea€ has not been addressed explicitly by feminist rhetoricians. This collection develops it in readings of rhetorical situations across a range of social contexts and national cultures. Contributors demonstrate that resilience offers an important new conceptual frame for feminist rhetoric, with emphasis on agency, change, and hope in the daily lives of individuals or groups of individuals disempowered by social or material forces. Collectively, these chapters create a robust conception of resilience as a complex rhetorical process, redeeming it from its popular association with individual heroism through an important focus on relationality, community, and an ethics of connection. Resilience, in this volume, is a specifically rhetorical response to complicated forces in individual lives. Through it, Feminist Rhetorical Resilience widens the interpretive space within which rhetoricians can work.... but it was generally reported to be a text students and teachers struggled with because of the authora#39;s confrontational style and overtly critical stance on mainstream ablebodied society. 2. ... a diagram and explaining each point in turn. ... CCC 57.1 (2005): 45a€“82. ... Ballif, Michelle, D. Diane Davis, and Roxanne Mountford.

Title:Feminist Rhetorical Resilience
Author:Elizabeth A Flynn, Patricia Sotirin, Ann Brady
Publisher:University Press of Colorado - 2012-06-16


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