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Title Silence and listening as rhetorical arts / edited by Cheryl Glenn and Krista Ratcliffe
Published Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2011]
©2011
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Contents Aspasia's Purloined letters: historical absence, fictional presence, and the rhetoric of silence / Melissa Ianetta -- Out of "wonderful silence" come "sweet words": the rhetorical authority of St. Catherine of Siena / Kristie S. Fleckenstein -- Purposeful silence and perceptive listening: rhetorical agency for women in Christine de Pizan's The treasure of the city of Ladies / Nancy Myers -- Trying silence: the case of Denmark Vesey and the history of African American rhetoric / Shevaun E. Watson -- Living pictures, living memory : women's rhetorical silence with the American Delsarte moment / Lisa Suter -- Silence : a politics / Kennan Ferguson -- "Down a road and into an awful silence": graphic listening in Joe Sacco's comics journalism / Andrea A. Lunsford and Adam Rosenblatt -- The ideology of African philosophy: the silences and possibilities of African rhetorical knowledge / Omedi Ochieng -- Finding democracy in our argument culture : listening to Spike Lee's Jazz funeral on the levees / Joyce Irene Middleton -- Gesturing toward peace: on silence, the society of the spectacle, and the "women in black" antiwar protests / Ashley Elliott Pryor -- Hearing women's silence in transitional South Africa: Achmat Dangor's Bitter fruit / Katherine Mack -- With our ears to the ground: compassionate listening in Israel/Palestine /Joy Arbor -- Repertoire of discernments: hearing the unsaid in oral history narratives / Frank Farmer and Margaret M. Strain -- Cultivating listening: teaching from a restored logos / Shari Stenberg -- Making ourselves vulnerable a : feminist pedagogy of listening / Wendy Walters Hinshaw -- Revaluing silence and listening with second-language English users / Jay Jordan -- Student silences in the deep south: hearing unfamiliar dialects / Suellyn Duffey
Summary In Silence and Listening as Rhetorical Arts, editors Cheryl Glenn and Krista Ratcliffe bring together seventeen essays by new and established scholars that demonstrate the value and importance of silence and listening to the study and practice of rhetoric. Building on the editors' groundbreaking research, which respects the power of the spoken word while challenging the marginalized status of silence and listening, this volume makes a strong case for placing these overlooked concepts, and their intersections, at the forefront of rhetorical arts within rhetoric and composition studies.--Publisher's description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Listening -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Report writing -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Silence -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Glenn, Cheryl.
Ratcliffe, Krista, 1958-
LC no. 2010015996
ISBN 080938616X (electronic bk.)
9780809386161 (electronic bk.)