Women Public Speakers in the United States, 1800-1925: A Bio-Critical Sourcebook

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presence now conveyed her message. One month before her death at 86, she mustered enough strength to attend the annual suffrage convention. She left the movement and her cause with the optimism of her last words in public, "Failure is impossible!


SOURCES

The speeches of Susan B. Anthony are found in the Library of Congress, Susan B. Anthony Papers (SBAP) on microfilm; the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women (HOW) in America at Radcliffe, Susan B. Anthony Papers; and the Appendix to Volume 2 of The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (LW) by Ida Husted Harper, 1898. Fragments of lectures and spontaneous statements recorded at the time are found in the Harper biography, the History of Woman Suffrage, vols. 1-4, and the Susan B. Anthony scrapbooks on microfilm at the Library of Congress. Appendices to Harriett Grim's dissertation (EOF) include copies of some texts and reconstructions of others from newspaper reports.


Biographies

Anthony Katharine. Susan B. Anthony: Her Personal History and Her Era. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1954.

Barry Kathleen L. Susan B. Anthony: A Biography of a Singular Feminist. New York: Ballantine, 1988, 1990.

Dorr Rheta Childe. Susan B. Anthony: The Woman Who Changed the Mind of a Nation. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1928.

Harper Ida Husted. The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony. 3 vols. Indianapolis: Bobbs- Merrill, 1898, 1908.

Lutz Alma. Susan B. Anthony, Rebel, Crusader, Humanitarian. Boston: Beacon, 1959.


Critical Sources

Berman Ruth Florence. "A Critical Evaluation of the Speeches of Susan B. Anthony." M.A. thesis, University of Wisconsin, 1947.

Campbell Karlyn Kohrs. "Contemporary Rhetorical Criticism: Genres, Analogs, and Susan B. Anthony." The Jensen Lectures: Contemporary Communication Studies. Ed. John I. Sisco. Tampa: University of South Florida, 1983, pp. 117-132.

-----. "Seeking a Judicial Route to Suffrage: Anthony in Behalf of Herself." MCSFH 1:105-119.

Grim Harriett Elizabeth. "Susan B. Anthony, Exponent of Freedom." 3 vols. Ph.D. diss., University of Wisconsin, 1937. EOF

McDavitt Elaine E. "Susan B. Anthony, Reformer and Speaker." Quarterly Journal of Speech 30 ( 1944):173-180.

Merriam Allen H. "Susan B. Anthony." American Orators Before 1900: Critical Studies and Sources. Eds. Bernard K. Duffy and Halford R. Ryan. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1987, pp. 28-34.

Twichell Doris Yoakam. "Susan B. Anthony." A History and Criticism of American Public Address. Ed. Marie Kathryn Hochmuth. New York: Longmans, Green, 1955, pp. 97-132.

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