The Radical Rhetoric of Caterina da Siena

@article{Forbes2004TheRR,
  title={The Radical Rhetoric of Caterina da Siena},
  author={Cheryl A. Forbes},
  journal={Rhetoric Review},
  year={2004},
  volume={23},
  pages={121 - 140}
}
  • C. Forbes
  • Published 1 April 2004
  • Art
  • Rhetoric Review
The elusive and enigmatic Catherine of Siena was a woman ahead of her time, the first woman writer in the Italian literary tradition of women writers. A consummate letter writer, she wrote with extraordinary power and bluntness to the political and religious leaders of her day, as well as to ordinary citizens. Not only was she a savvy rhetorician and radical thinker, but she used an androgynous rhetoric that helps to answer why she attracted so large a following during her life, why high and… 
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