Images of the Self as Female: Achievement of Women Artists in Re-envisioning Feminine Identity (Women's Studies v. 4)

Images of the Self as Female: Achievement of Women Artists in Re-envisioning Feminine Identity (Women's Studies v. 4)

By: Kathryn N. Benzel (editor), Lauren Pringle De La Vars (editor), Lauren Pringle De La Vars (editor), Lauren Pringle De La Vars (editor), Lauren Pringle De La Vars (editor), Lauren Pringle De La Vars (editor), Lauren Pringle De La Vars (editor), Lauren Pringle De La Vars (editor)Hardback

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This collection of essays on the work of female artists in relation to female identity covers such topics as: the practice of art in the life of Clara Schumann; sign and self in Mary Cassatt's Little Girl in a Blue Armchair; and the black woman artist as theologian.

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Contents

`Restored to Their Rightful Owners': Correcting Distortions in Women's Literary and Art History" by Lauren P. De La Vars; "`It Is the Very Air I Breathe': The Practice of Art in the Life of Clara Schumann" by Gordon J. De La Vars; "Woman as Poet in Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Aurora Leigh" by Linda M. Lewis; "A Whirlwind on the Hard Red Clay: The Black Woman Artist as Theologian" by Martha J. Reineke; "Willa Cather's Visions and Revisions of Female Lives" by Susan Rosowski; "The Eternal Eve and the Newly Born Woman: Marianne Moore's `Marriage'" by Bruce Henderson; "Sign and Self in Mary Cassatt's Little Girl in a Blue Armchair" by Rosemary Welsh; and "Alice Neel: The Cinderella of Spanish Harlem" by Marilynn Lincoln Board.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/06/1992
  • ISBN13: 9780889461222
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 344
  • ID: 9780889461222
  • ISBN10: 0889461228

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