This essay advances same-sex romantic correspondence as a pre-Stonewall site of rhetoric’s queer extracurriculum. Grounded in archival research on African American women Addie Brown and Rebecca Primus, I argue their epistolary exchange was animated by queer erotics that enabled their participation in self-education for racial uplift.
|Number of pages
|College Composition and Communication
|Published - Dec 2017
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Language and Linguistics
- Literature and Literary Theory