TITLE

CHAPTER II: AMERICAN WOMEN WRITERS OF THE 1850S, THEIR CRITICS, AND GEORGE CAMPBELL

AUTHOR(S)
Henning, Martha L.
PUB. DATE
January 1996
SOURCE
Beyond Understanding: Appeals to the Imagination, Passions & Wil;1996, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter II of the book "Beyond Understanding: Appeals to the Imagination, Passions and Will in Mid-Nineteenth-Century American Women's Fiction" is presented. It examines George Campbell's influence on the works by U.S. women writers of the 1850s as indicated in his book, "The Philosophy of Rhetoric." A list of 20th-century scholars who have examined the works by U.S. women writers is presented. How these scholars have addressed the works by the 19th-century women is reviewed. Campbell's description of the rhetorical effects that an author can create for a reader as the effects of association psychology is discussed.
ACCESSION #
19326445

 

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