Do Everything Reform: The Oratory of Frances E. Willard by Richard Leeman PDF

By Richard Leeman

This is the 1st research of the reform oratory of the silver-tongued temperance chief, Frances Willard. It presents a serious research of the conversing kind of this influential past due 19th century suffragette, prohibitionist, and chief of girls. This paintings additionally offers texts of consultant speeches, a chronology of vital speeches, and a bibliography of fundamental and secondary sources.

The serious research issues first to Frances Willard's trust in evolutionary Christianity and the equivalent remedy of ladies because the foundation for her oratory. The research then examines how women's broadening matters for reform have been justified as a reaction to women's must shield their houses. Her campaigns for the Woman's Christian Temperance Union and the girl query and her speeches calling for alterations on behalf of work and to beat poverty additionally determine prominently within the research. The eloquent conversing variety which conveyed her passionate curiosity in those concerns is then exemplified via the texts of six speeches made among 1874 and 1897. As a part of Greenwood's nice American Orators sequence, this research is meant for college students and execs in rhetoric and communications, women's reports, and heritage targeting American reform movements.

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