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Author Logan, Shirley W. (Shirley Wilson), 1943-

Title Liberating language : sites of rhetorical education in nineteenth century Black America / Shirley Wilson Logan
Published Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2008]
©2008
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 181 pages)
Contents introduction: "By the way, where did you learn to speak?" -- Free-floating literacy: early African American rhetorical traditions -- Private learners: self-education in rhetoric -- Mental feasts: literary and educational societies and lyceums -- Organs of propaganda: rhetorical education and the black press
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-171) and index
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Subject African Americans -- Education -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Literacy -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Persuasion (Rhetoric) -- History -- 19th century.
Rhetoric -- Study and teaching -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0809328720 (alk. paper)
144161950X (electronic bk.)
9780809328727 (alk. paper)
9781441619501 (electronic bk.)