Wright, “Address Delivered in the New Harmony Hall,” Sources

Suggested Readings, Audio-Visual Materials, and Online Resources


On the Era

Antczak, Frederick J. Thought and Character: The Rhetoric of Democratic Education. Ames, IA: Iowa State University Press, 1985.

Black, Edwin. “The Sentimental Style as Escapism, or the Devil with Dan’l Webster.” In Form and Genre: Shaping Rhetorical Action. Edited by Karlyn Kohrs Campbell and Kathleen Hall Jamieson. Falls Church, VA: Speech Communication Association, n.d.

Boorstin, Daniel J. The Americans: The National Experience. New York: Random House, 1967.

Browne, Stephen H. “Reading Public Memory in Daniel Webster’s Plymouth Rock Oration.” Western Journal of Communication, 57 (1993): 464-477.

Condit, Celeste Michelle. “The Functions of Epideictic.” Communication Quarterly 33, no. 4 (1985): 284-298.

Clark, Gregory, and S. Michael Halloran, eds. Oratorical Culture in Nineteenth-Century America: Transformations in the Theory and Practice of Rhetoric. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1993.

D’Emilio, John, and Estelle B. Freedman. Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America. 2nd ed. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1988/1997.

Jones, Arnita Arment. “From Utopia to Reform.” History Today 26, no. 6 (1976): 393-401.

Reid, Ronald F., and James F. Klumpp. American Rhetorical Discourse. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, 2005.

Voss, Cary R. W., and Robert Rowland. “Pre-Inception Rhetoric in the Creation of a Social Movement: The Case of Frances Wright.” Communication Studies 51, no. 1 (Spring 2000): 1-14.

On or By Frances “Fanny” Wright d’Arusmont

Bartlett, Elizabeth Ann. Liberty, Equality, Sorority: The Origins and Interpretation of American Feminist Thought: Frances Wright, Sarah Grimke, and Margaret Fuller. New York: Carlson, 1994.

D’Arusmont, Frances Wright. Views of Society and Manners in America, first edition. New York: E. Bliss & E. White, 1821.

Gilbert, Amos. Memoir of Frances Wright: The Pioneer Woman in the Cause of Human Rights. Cincinnati, OH: Longley Brothers, 1885.

Ginzberg, Lori D. “‘The Hearts of your Readers will Shudder’: Fanny Wright, Infidelity, and American Freethought.” American Quarterly 46, no. 2 (1994): 195-226.

Hillbruner, Anthony. “Frances Wright: Egalitarian Reformer.” Southern Speech Journal 23, no. 4 (1958): 193-203.

Kendall, Kathleen Edgerton, and Jeanne Y. Fisher. “Frances Wright on Women’s Rights.” The Quarterly Journal of Speech 60, no. 1 (1974): 58-68.

Kissel, Susan S. “Conservative Cincinnati and its Outspoken Women Writers.” Queen City Heritage 44, no. 1 (1986): 20.

Kissel, Susan S. In Common Cause: The “Conservative” Frances Trollope and the “Radical” Frances Wright. Bowling Green, OH: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1993.

Perkins, Alice J. G., and Theresa Wolfson. Frances Wright Free Enquirer: The Study of a Temperament. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1939.

Waterman, William Randall. Frances Wright. New York: AMS Press, 1967.

Wright, Frances. A Course of Public Lectures. New York: The Free Enquirer Press, 1829.

On Gender and the Nineteenth Century

Basch, Norma. “Marriage, Morals, and Politics in the Election of 1828.” Journal of American History 80, no. 3 (December 1993): 890-918.

Berry, Brian J. L. America’s Utopian Experiments: Communal Havens from Long-Wave Crises. Hanover: University Press of New England. 1992.

Campbell, Karlyn Kohrs. Man Cannot Speak for Her, Volumes 1 & 2. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1989.

Flexner, Eleanor, and Ellen Fitzpatrick. Century of Struggle: The Woman’s Rights Movement in the United States. Cambridge, MA: Presidents and Fellows of Harvard College, 1959.

Matthews, Glenna. The Rise of Public Woman: Woman’s Power and Woman’s Place in the United States, 1630-1970. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

O’Connor, Lillian. Pioneer Women Orators: Rhetoric in the Ante-bellum Reform Movement. New York: Columbia University Press, 1954.

Taylor, Barbara. Eve and the New Jerusalem: Socialism and Feminism in the Nineteenth Century. New York: Pantheon Books, 1983.

Rogness, Kate Zittlow. “The Intersectional Style of Free Love Rhetoric.” In Standing at the Intersections: Feminist Voices, Feminist Practices in Communication Studies. Edited by Karma R. Chavez and Cindy L. Griffin. 59-77. New York: SUNY Press, 2012.

Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, Susan B. Anthony, and Matilda Joslyn Gage, eds. History of Woman Suffrage. Rochester, NY: Susan B. Anthony, 1889.

Stillion-Southard, Belinda A. Militant Citizenship: Rhetorical Strategies of the National Woman’s Party, 1913-1920. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2011.

Welter, Barbara. “The Cult of True Womanhood.” American Quarterly 18, no. 2 (1966): 151-174.

Zaeske, Susan. “The ‘Promiscuous Audience’ Controversy and the Emergence of the Early Woman’s Rights Movement.” Quarterly Journal of Speech 81 (1995): 191-207.

On the Fourth of July

Appelbaum, Diana Karter. The Glorious Fourth: An American Holiday, An American History. New York: Facts on File, 1989.

Colaiaco, James A. Frederick Douglass and the Fourth of July. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2006.

De Bolla, Peter. The Fourth of July and the Founding of America. Woodstock, NY: Overlook Press, 2008.

Goetsch, Paul, and Gerd Hurm, eds. The Fourth of July: Political Oratory and Literary Reactions, 1776- 1876. TuÌbingen: G. Narr, 1992.

Hawken, Henry A. Trumpets of Glory: Fourth of July Orations 1786-1861. Granby, CT: Salmon Brook Historical Society, 1976.

Larson, Cedric. “Patriotism in Carmine: 162 Years of July 4th Oratory.” Quarterly            Journal of Speech 26, no. 1 (1940): 12-25.

Müller, Kurt. “Anti-Slavery Rhetoric on the Fourth of July: William Lloyd Garrison.” In The Fourth of July: Political Oratory and Literary Reactions, 1776- 1876. Edited by Paul Goetsch and Gerd Hurm. Tübingen: G. Narr, 1992.

Robertson, Andrew W. The Language of Democracy: Political Rhetoric in the United States and Britain, 1790-1900. Charlottesville, University of Virginia Press, 2005.

Schauffler, Robert Haven. Independence Day: Its Celebration, Spirit, and Significance as Related in Prose and Verse. Detroit, MI: Omnigraphics, 2000.

Travers, Len. Celebrating the Fourth: Independence Day and the Rites of Nationalism in the Early Republic. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 1997.

Audio-Visual Materials

 Chen, Jeannie. “From the Archives: A Fourth of July with the Presidents.” White House Official Weblog, July 3, 2012. http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2012/07/03/archives-fourth-july-presidents.

“President [Theodore] Roosevelt’s Fourth of July Oration,” July 4, 1903.             http://www.loc.gov/item/99407348.

On-Line Resources

Douglass, Frederick. “What to a Slave is the Fourth of July? At Rochester, July 5, 1852.” Teaching American History, http://teachingamericanhistory.org/library/index.asp?document=162.

“Fanny Wright.” National Women’s Hall of Fame. http://www.greatwomen.org/women-of-the-hall/search-the-hall/details/2/172-Wright.

“Frances Wright.” Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, http://www.monticello.org/site/research-and-collections/frances-wright.

“Frances Wright.” Iowa State University Archives of Women’s Political Communication, http://www.womenspeecharchive.org/women/profile/index.cfm?ProfileID=105.

Grimshaw, Robert. The Fourth of July: Two Speeches Made by Invitation at the Picnics of the USOA Society of the American Colony of Berlin. Hannover, Germany: Printing Office of Janaeke Brothers, 1903. Online at Open Library http://archive.org/stream/fourthofjuly00grim#page/n5/mode/2up.

Holley, George Washington. “An Oration Delivered on the Fourth of July, 1839.” Open Library, http://archive.org/stream/orationdelivered00holl#page/n5/mode/2up.

Landgrebe, Tyna. “Frances (Fanny) Wright.” Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame, http://indianajournalismhof.org/1980/01/frances-fanny-wright/.