In The Company Of Women
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📒In The Company Of Women ✍ Karen Hollinger
✏In the Company of Women Book Summary : From Desperately Seeking Susan, Steel Magnolias, and Thelma & Louise to Desert Hearts, Girl Friends, and Passion Fish, mainstream cinema has seen a wave of films focusing on friendships between women. In tire Company of Women is the first critical work to investigate the recent resurgence of this variety of the "woman's film". Examining the female friendship film since the 1970s and setting it against older films of the 1930s and 1940s, such as Mildred Pierce and Stella Dallas, Karen Hollinger studies the character of the films themselves and how they speak to female viewers. She argues that while many of these films initially seem to affirm the power of female friendship and reject traditional images of women, most of them ultimately fall back on conventional feminine roles. Hollinger argues that the female friendship film, by attempting to assimilate into the mainstream, uses ideas from the women's movement, like female autonomy and sisterhood, that are particularly susceptible to compromise. It is this blend of empowering and conservative elements that makes the female friendship film neither a true challenge to the status quo nor a mere confirmation of dominant ideology but rather a multifaceted cinematic form that reflects both of these strains. Hollinger considers all of the major issues in feminist film criticism -- from audience reception to the identification with characters, from sexuality to racial identity. Engaging and provocative, In the Company of Women is an entertaining and enlightening account of one of contemporary cinema's most vital genres.
📒In The Company Of Women ✍ Pat Heim
✏In the Company of Women Book Summary : Explains how women can tap the influence and energy of other women to achieve success in the business world by putting aside common workplace behaviors and petty attitudes that only serve to sabotage and hurt.
📒In The Company Of Women ✍ Grace Bonney
✏In the Company of Women Book Summary : New York Times Bestseller “I want to rip out every page of this glorious book and hang them on my wall so that I can be surrounded by these incredible women all day long.” —Emma Straub, New York Times bestselling author of The Vacationers and Modern Lovers Over 100 exceptional and influential women describe how they embraced their creative spirit, overcame adversity, and sparked a global movement of entrepreneurship. Media titans and ceramicists, hoteliers and tattoo artists, comedians and architects—taken together, these profiles paint a beautiful picture of what happens when we pursue our passions and dreams.
📒Jonathan Swift In The Company Of Women ✍ Louise Barnett
✏Jonathan Swift in the Company of Women Book Summary : Building upon recent research on the history of women, this book examines Swift, both as a man and writer, in terms of women: woman as intimates, acquaintances, subjects of satire, and those who have written about him. It also explores the subject of misogyny in Swift's writings.
📒In The Company Of Women ✍ Bonnie Watkins
✏In the Company of Women Book Summary : Seeking to reveal the movement's humanity and diversity, activists Bonnie Watkins and Nina Rothchild recorded the accounts of homemakers and business owners, explorers and artists, factory workers and spiritual seekers, scientists and secretaries, prostitutes and policewomen. Encountering this company of women will change the way readers understand the movement that has transformed American life from the 1960s to the present. "Like all good art, these stories start from a particular place and become universal. Women in all parts of the country--and in many other countries--will find themselves here. In the Company of Women affirms the importance of every woman's story. It affirms the power of hearing our own and each other's words unfiltered by interpretation. . . . We need this book and more like it." -- from the Foreword by Gloria Steinem
📒Mark Twain In The Company Of Women ✍ Laura E. Skandera Trombley
✏Mark Twain in the Company of Women Book Summary : Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Book for 1995
📒The Company Of Women ✍ Mary Gordon
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📒In The Company Of Women ✍ Dr. Brenda Hunter
✏In the Company of Women Book Summary : All women long for the enjoyment, counsel and emotional support found in close relationships. However, although they might wish that strong friendships would just "happen," they generally find that they require skill and effort. In the Company of Women gives insight into the art of friendship, offering wisdom and practical advice into how a woman can make-and nurture-lifelong relationships with other women. Whether a woman is single or married, employed or parenting full-time, In the Company of Women will give her tips for building stronger, closer relationships with her mother, sisters, daughters, friends, mentors and peers throughout every phase of her life. From the Trade Paperback edition.
📒The Company Of Women ✍ Mary Gordon
✏The Company of Women Book Summary : Mary Gordon’s extraordinary novel about a young Catholic woman who pursues father figures—only to wrestle to break free of them Felicitas Maria Taylor was brought up in a cocoon, raised by five devoutly religious women. The death of her father while she was still a baby has caused her to seek out the extreme in men, and that is what she finds in Father Cyprian, a priest whom Felicitas visits during summers in upstate New York. The charismatic Cyprian fosters the young girl’s gifts and intelligence, but, no lover of worldly things, he demands a severe loyalty. When Felicitas comes of age and begins her studies at Columbia, everything seems poised to change. At the university, she falls under the spell of another domineering man—a professor surrounded by young activist acolytes—and this time, the stakes couldn’t be higher. The Company of Women is a story of dangerous attachments and challenged faith—and of finding an endurable future.
📒Company Of Women ✍ Khushwant Singh
✏Company Of Women Book Summary : Recently separated from his nagging, ill-tempered wife, millionaire businessman Mohan Kumar decides to reinvent his life. He embarks on an audacious plan: he will advertise for paid lady companions to share his bed and his life. Thus begins his journey of easy, unbridled sexuality in the company of some remarkable women. From Sarojini Bharadwaj, the demure professor from small town Haryana who surprises Mohan with her ardour and sexual energy to the practiced charms of his obliging maid, Dhanno, The Company of Women is the story of a man's sexual exploits, and how it defines his life.