By Marcia 'Clementine' Manis
By Marcia 'Clementine' Manis
By Kathleen P. Chamberlain
ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
Kathleen P. Chamberlain is professor of background at jap Michigan collage. She is the writer of Victorio: Apache chief and Warrior (2007) and lower than Sacred floor: A background of Navajo Oil, 1922–1982 (UNM Press, 2000) and coauthor of energy and Promise: The altering American West with Gary C. Anderson (2008).
By Joanne Findon
Quoting liberally from Sarah Craig's unpublished diaries and memoir, looking Our Eden units Craig's lifestyles writing in the context of her early days in New Brunswick, her later migrations to New Jersey after which westward to Saskatchewan and British Columbia, and the American-based reform and utopian activities that stirred her mind's eye. confident that the tight corsets and lengthy skirts demanded via traditional type undermined the struggle for women's equality, Craig wore the ""reform dress"" - a quick gown over trousers - regardless of society's disapproval, and rejected opiate- and alcohol-based medicinal drugs in favour of the water cure.
Even at the present time, whilst the best way ladies gown continues to be a subject matter, and skepticism approximately traditional drugs nonetheless fuels replacement well-being activities, Sarah Craig's early feminist voice from the margins of Canada remains to be suitable and compelling.
By Josiah Osgood
By Holly Crichton
By Karma Kitaj
By Nancy B. Reich
This soaking up and award-winning biography tells the tale of the tragedies and triumphs of Clara Wieck Schumann (1819-1896), a musician of exceptional achievements. without delay artist, composer, editor, instructor, spouse, and mom of 8 little ones, she was once an incredible strength within the musical global of her time. to teach how Schumann surmounted the hindrances dealing with girl artists within the 19th century, Nancy B. Reich has drawn on formerly unexplored fundamental resources: unpublished diaries, letters, and family members papers, in addition to live performance courses. Going past the favourite legends of the Schumann literature, she applies the instruments of musicological scholarship and the insights of psychology to supply a brand new, full-scale portrait.
The publication is split into elements. partly One, Reich follows Clara Schumann's existence from her early years as a toddler prodigy via her marriage to Robert Schumann and into the 40 years after his demise, whilst she proven and maintained a unprecedented ecu profession whereas assisting and supervising a loved ones and 7 childrens. half covers 4 significant topics in Schumann's lifestyles: her dating with Johannes Brahms and different pals and contemporaries; her artistic paintings; her existence at the live performance level; and her good fortune as a teacher.
Throughout, excerpts from diaries and letters in Reich's personal translations remedy misconceptions approximately her existence and achievements and her partnership with Robert Schumann. Highlighting elements of Clara Schumann's character and personality which have been missed by means of past biographers, this candid and eminently readable account provides extensively to our figuring out of a desirable artist and woman.
For this revised version, Reich has extra a number of images and up-to-date the textual content to incorporate fresh discoveries. She has additionally ready a listing of Works that comes with all of Clara Schumann's identified released and unpublished compositions and works she edited, in addition to descriptions of the autographs, the 1st versions, the fashionable versions, and up to date literature on every piece. additionally notes Schumann's performances of her personal song and gives pertinent quotations from letters, diaries, and modern reviews.
By Mary Margaret Kruger
By Tracy Maxwell
Filled with useful counsel, assets and private tales, an empowering and candid consultant to facing melanoma as a unmarried person/p>
Diagnosed with an extraordinary type of ovarian melanoma seven years in the past, Tracy Maxwell knows the original swirl of hopes and fears, insecurities and triumphs of a unmarried individual with melanoma. In Being unmarried, with Cancer, she combines her event, different survivorsí own tales, result of a survey of over a hundred survivors, and recommendation from specialists that can assist you navigate via each one level of your trip from analysis via remedy and past.
Maxwell indicates you ways to:
With honesty, humor, and desire, Being unmarried, with Cancer is a worthy reminder that you could be be unmarried, yet you're not on my own.