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📒Flowering In The Shadows ✍ Marsha Smith Weidner
✏Flowering in the Shadows Book Summary : For well over a thousand years Chinese and Japanese women created, commissioned, collected and used paintings, yet until recently this fact has scarcely been acknowledged in the study of East Asian art by Westerners.
📒Gender And Power In The Japanese Visual Field ✍ Joshua S. Mostow
✏Gender and Power in the Japanese Visual Field Book Summary : In this, the first collection in English of feminist-oriented research on Japanese art and visual culture, an international group of scholars examines representations of women in a wide range of visual work. The volume begins with Chino Kaori's now-classic essay Gender in Japanese Art, which introduced feminist theory to Japanese art. This is followed by a closer look at a famous thirteenth-century battle scroll and the production of bijin (beautiful women) prints within the world of Edoperiod advertising. A rare homoerotic picture-book is used to extrapolate the grammar of desire as represented in late seventeenth-century Edo. In the modern period, contributors consider the introduction to Meiji Japan of the Western nude and oil-painting and examine Nihonga (Japanese-style painting) and the role of one of its famous artists. The book then shifts its focus to an examination of paintings produced for the Japanese-sponsored annual salons held in colonial Korea. The post-war period comes under scrutiny in a study of the novel Woman in the Dunes and its film adaptation. The critical discourse that surrounded women artists of the late twentieth-century - the Super Girls of Art - i
📒Constructing Shadows ✍ Peter Petschek
✏Constructing Shadows Book Summary : Trees are ideal sources of shade; where they cannot be used, their function is taken over by tents, pergolas, and pavilions. In the context of global warming, shade-providing construction is becoming an increasingly important building task. In Part One of this book, specialists in the field present the typical forms of shade-providing construction as well as the design approach associated with each. Part Two presents easily consultable overviews of 140 plants that have proven to be effective givers of shade in temperate, subtropical, and tropical zones. Part Three presents thirty built projects by celebrated architects and landscape architects from five continents. These constructions illustrate a wide variety of functions and scales and cover various climatic zones and cultural contexts. All structures are constructionally and systematically analyzed with texts, true-to-scale drawings, and photographs from their foundations to their connections and the shadows they cast.
📒Routledge International Encyclopedia Of Women ✍ Cheris Kramarae
✏Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women Book Summary : For a full list of entries and contributors, sample entries, and more, visit the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women website. Featuring comprehensive global coverage of women's issues and concerns, from violence and sexuality to feminist theory, the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women brings the field into the new millennium. In over 900 signed A-Z entries from US and Europe, Asia, the Americas, Oceania, and the Middle East, the women who pioneered the field from its inception collaborate with the new scholars who are shaping the future of women's studies to create the new standard work for anyone who needs information on women-related subjects.
📒Gender In History ✍ Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks
✏Gender in History Book Summary : Updated with new material to reflect the latest developments in the field, Gender in History: Global Perspectives, 2nd Edition, provides a concise overview of the construction of gender in world cultures from the Paleolithic era to modern times. Includes examples drawn from the most recent scholarship relating to a diverse range of cultures, from Ancient Mesopotamia to post-Soviet Russia, and from the Igbo of Nigeria, to the Iroquois of north eastern North America. Reflects new developments in the field with added coverage of primates, slavery, colonialism, masculinity, and transgender issues Features significant discussion of the Paleolithic and Neolithic periods, an important trend in the study of world history Lays out key theoretical and methodological issues in an introduction that is written in accessible language Supplementary material for instructors and students available at www.wiley.com/go/wiesnerhanks
📒The Valley Of Shadows ✍ Francis Grierson
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📒Dancing With Shadows ✍ Shiraz Pradhan
✏Dancing with Shadows Book Summary : Scientific determinism, Tarot cards, Cinema, Music, Love, and Quantum Physics. The narrator negotiates love, murder, and war in this captivating philosophical journey. Pradhan is exceptional in showing the narrator's holistic approach to understanding. Quantum physics and love. A united theory of everything? It is an idealistic adolescent goal, and this is what makes Dancing with Shadows so interesting. This is a coming of age story of a young man in East Africa whose intuition tells him that these things are all connected. In his growing self-awareness and world weariness, he is obsessed with connecting the dots of his life in order to reveal some profound significance (i. e. the "music of God"). Who hasn't pondered such questions? How is my life unique or significant? How much more would life mean to me if I understood, say, the music of God...and what is the music of God? Although he is a young man continually preoccupied with sex and love, he is essentially a philosopher. He wants to understand things such as the life application of a quantum wave collapse or the difference between sex and love. This story is a Hamlet-esque self-portrait in his constant questioning. It echoes the uncertain and awkward, yet outwardly confident manner of Holden Caulfield. But above all, this story made me think of the kind quest for mystical self-importance that I recall from Joyce's narrator in "Araby."
📒The Rise Of The Shadows ✍ Kelly Hunt Collins
✏The Rise of the Shadows Book Summary : Two modern day wizards, Ian and Helen Kelly, find themselves in a battle between good and evil that will forever change their lives. They transcend into the Fey Realm to discover that they are part of an ancient prophecy that puts the fate of the Fey Realm in their hands. With the help of Master Scorra and the Fey warriors, the pair must learn to control their magick in order to defeat the shadows that attack the Fey Realm. While Ian and Helen train, the evil shape shifter Calimnus manages to turn the Fey Council against Master Scorra and send him into exile. Now the pair must set out to free Master Scorra before Calimnus can eliminate him once and for all. Will these two novices find the strength to defeat the shape shifter and secure the safety of their new friends? Kelly Hunt Collins resides in Kentucky with her husband James. She is an artist, a musician, a paranormal investigator, a magus, and a psychic-medium. Collins also holds honorary doctorates in metaphysics and divinity. She hosts a weekly psychic internet show called "The Awakening" with her husband, who also assisted in the writing of this book. Currently, she is working on the next two installments of the Fey Chronicles series. Publisher's website: www.strategicpublishinggroup.com/title/TheRiseOfTheShadows-TheFeyChronicles-Book1.html
📒Shadows Before The Sun ✍ Kelly Gay
✏Shadows Before the Sun Book Summary : Between life and death lies a chasm of pain beyond imagining. . . . Elysia may be a heavenly off-world destination, but beyond it, in the siren city of Fiallan, the Circe have punished Charlie Madigan’s partner, Hank, into a torturous state between life and death. With all the proper legal channels cleared, Charlie heads to Elysia, not knowing what she’ll find, or if she’ll ever see the siren again . . . while at home, jinn crime boss Grigori Tennin has begun an all-out hunt for the divine being Ahkneri. Tennin’s tactics set off a chain reaction that puts Charlie in the crosshairs of the shadowy creature known as Death, and stirs Ahkneri from her long sleep—and if Vengeance awakes, Atlanta will never be the same.