May 24, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

WRT 341 History of Women’s Rhetorics



This course will examine social, private, and political contexts of women’s speaking and writing.  It will trace the historical exclusions of women’s voices as well as the genres, styles, and rhetorical means women have employed to enter public discourse through argument and exposition.  The course also addresses the theoretical questions about the definitions of women’s rhetorics and surveys historical investigation of women’s writing and speaking, including the methodological/scholarly recovery of women’s rhetorics. Prerequisite: FCO 105  

3 credit hours