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Rule-guided Expression: Gender Dissent across Mediated Literary Works

This paper is concerned with the examination of rule-guided cultural and thematic battles enacted by women writers in two historical moments—the late nineteenth- and early twenty-first centuries—against the dominant cultural institutions of their time. Such battles, evaluated in the Anglophone world of letters at large, bring to light women’s often inconspicuous strategies for legislating new … Continue reading Rule-guided Expression: Gender Dissent across Mediated Literary Works

Feminist Rhetoric in the Digital Sphere: Digital Interventions & the Subversion of Gendered Cultural Scripts

“Women’s rhetorical lives have always existed, among the innumerable, interminable, clear examples of public, political, agnostic, masculine discourse.”—Cheryl Glenn, Rhetoric Retold, 175 In the summer of 2013, the Austin, Texas State House garnered the attention of many beyond Texas’ borders as an online live stream of Senator Wendy Davis’s thirteen-hour filibuster, an attempt to delay … Continue reading Feminist Rhetoric in the Digital Sphere: Digital Interventions & the Subversion of Gendered Cultural Scripts