Writing Women S Worlds
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📒Writing Women S Worlds ✍ Lila Abu-Lughod
✏Writing Women s Worlds Book Summary : Extrait de la couverture : " In 1978 Lila Abu-Lughod climbed out of a dusty van to meet members of a small Awlad 'Ali Bedouin community. Living in this Egyptian Bedouin settlement for extended periods during the following decade, Abu-Lughod took part in family life, with its moments of humor, affection, and anger. As the new teller of these tales Abu-Lughod draws on anthropological and feminist insights to construct a critical ethnography. She explores how the telling of these stories challenges the power of anthropological theory to render adequately the lives of others and the way feminist theory appropriates Third World women. Writing Women's Worlds is thus at once a vivid set of stories and a study in the politics of representation."
📒Women S Studies ✍ Linda A. Krikos
✏Women s Studies Book Summary : This monumental work maps the field of women's studies publications, covering thousands of titles and Web sites in 19 subject areas published in the last two decades of the 20th century.
📒Third World Women S Literatures ✍ Barbara Fister
✏Third World Women s Literatures Book Summary : A reference companion to Third World women writers and their writing available in English.
📒Companion To Women S Historical Writing ✍ M. Spongberg
✏Companion to Women s Historical Writing Book Summary : This A-Z reference work provides the first comprehensive reference guide to the wide range of historical writing with which women have been involved, particularly since the Renaissance. The Companion covers biographical writing, travelogue and historical fictions, broadening the concept of history to include the forms of writing with which women have historically engaged. The focus is on women writing in English internationally, but historical and historiographical traditions from beyond the English-speaking world are also examined. Brief biographies of individual writers are included.
✏Author : Robyn R. Warhol
✏Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
✏Release Date : 2007-12-17
✏Pages : 2021
✏ISBN : STANFORD:36105124078994
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
✏WOMEN S WORLDS The McGraw Hill Anthology of Women s Writing in English Across the Globe Book Summary : Women’s Worlds, a new anthology of women’s writing, makes available a broad range of women’s voices from across time, across classes, and across the globe in a slimmer, more flexible, and more affordable format. This new anthology includes selections from the 14th through the 21st centuries, from the first text by a woman published in English (Julian of Norwich’s Revelation of Divine Love) to selections by contemporary writers like Barbara Kingsolver, Alison Bechdel, and Zadie Smith. The selections are drawn from Britain and North America, but also from Africa, Asia, Oceania, the Middle East, and the Caribbean--wherever English is spoken. While classics of fiction, poetry, and drama are provided, the text also includes essays, song lyrics, letters, diary entries--even excerpts from domestic handbooks and a graphic memoir--to represent the full range of women’s voices. And Cultural Coordinates essays provide insights into customs and costumes from purdah to life before the Pill. To expand the choice of novels instructors wish to assign, McGraw-Hill also offers works from Library of Women's Literature at a discount.
📒Women S Writing On The First World War ✍ Honorary Senior Lecturer in Comparative Literature Agnes Cardinal
✏Women s Writing on the First World War Book Summary : The First World War inspired a huge outpouring of writing, including many classic accounts of the horrors of the trenches, written by men. What has been less visible until now is the Wars impact upon women writers, whose experience was often very different from that of their male counterparts.This anthology brings together women's writing from across the world, covering every genre of writing about the War from the period 1914 to 1930. Letters, diary entries, reportage, and essays, as well as polemical texts in favour of, or in opposition to, the hostilities, offer an interestingcounterpoint to the novels and short stories through which women sought to encompass the extremes of wartime life as they saw it. This anthology demonstrates how the Great War acted as a catalyst for women writers, enabling them to find a public voice and to assert their own attitude to social andmoral issues.
✏Women and the Literary World in Early Modern China 1580 1700 Book Summary : Exploring the works of key women writers within their cultural, artistic and socio-political contexts, this book considers changes in the perception of women in early modern China. The sixteenth century brought rapid developments in technology, commerce and the publishing industry that saw women emerging in new roles as both consumers and producers of culture. This book examines the place of women in the cultural elite and in society more generally, reconstructing examples of particular women’s personal experiences, and retracing the changing roles of women from the late Ming to the early Qing era (1580-1700). Providing rich detail of exceptionally fine, interesting and engaging literary works, this book opens fascinating new windows onto the lives, dreams, nightmares, anxieties and desires of the authors and the world out of which they emerged.
📒Women S Worlds In Seventeenth Century England ✍ Patricia Crawford
✏Women s Worlds in Seventeenth Century England Book Summary : Womens Worlds in England presents a unique collection of source materials on womens lives in sixteenth and seventeenth century England. The book introduces a wonderfully diverse group of women and a series of voices that have rarely been heard in history, Drawing on unpublished, archival materials, the book explores women's: * experiences of work, sex, marriage and motherhood * beliefs and spirituality * political activities * relationships * mental worlds. In a time when few women could write, this book reveals the multitude of ways in which their voices have left traces in the written record, and deepens our understanding of womens lives in the past.
📒The Political Work Of Northern Women Writers And The Civil War 1850 1872 ✍ Lyde Cullen Sizer
✏The Political Work of Northern Women Writers and the Civil War 1850 1872 Book Summary : This study explores the lives of nine Northern American female writers of the Civil War period. It examines how, through their writing, they engaged in the national debates of the time. The author shows how they and others used their writing to make sense of topics like war, womanhood and slavery.
📒Writing A New World ✍ Dale Spender
✏Writing a New World Book Summary : A history still in the making -- Australian women writers through their letters, diaries and fictions have created a new world of literature. Dale Spender in this lively and provocative history of white women's literature presents a fresh and forthright view of the achievements of convict writers to writers and feminists of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.