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The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.1557  Monday, 24 June 2002

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Date:           Monday, 24 Jun 2002 08:35:22 +0100
Subject:        Conference Announcement

RENAISSANCE RHETORIC, GENDER AND POLITICS

Conference held on 24th and 25th April, 2003, at the University of
Strathclyde, Glasgow.

Keynote Speakers: Patricia Parker, Katherine Eisaman Maus, Neil Rhodes,
Helen Hackett, Robert Maslen, Ceri Sullivan

The centrality of the art of rhetoric to the formation of Renaissance
culture, both oral and literate, is well recognised. Much work in recent
decades has been dedicated to reclaiming, or developing our
understanding of, its techniques as well as the various modes of
persuasion employed in the period. In moving the debate forward,
contemporary students of rhetoric have engaged with critical and
theoretical developments within literary studies. This conference will
explore some of the lines of inquiry that have opened up as a
consequence of such engagement. In particular, the aim of the conference
is to address three main issues:



 

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