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Women As Lovers

Author : Elfriede Jelinek
ISBN : 9781852422370
Genre : Fiction
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Two female friends living in the Austrian Alps search for the perfect marriage as an escape from life working in a factory, but find that love, marriage, and children make little difference in their bleak lives.
Category: Fiction

Women As Lovers

Author : Theresa Carilli
ISBN : 1550710079
Genre : Drama
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Dolores Street and Wine Country humorously and dramatically capture San Francisco lesbian culture. In Dolores Street, four quirky roommates - Lonnie, Fran, Danielle, and Wendy - arrange a dinner party from a personal ad. As the four women prepare for the dinner, they comically struggle to understand their ill-fated love affairs, fascination with jelly donuts, and obsession with house meetings. In the end, they discover each other. Wine Country depicts the trials of triangles. Jo's lover, Robin, gets involved with their best friend, Jamie. Jo heals through her experience only to find herself in another triangle - on the other side. By satirizing the lesbian in her quest for love and identity, Carilli renders funny, moving, and candid portraits of lesbian life.
Category: Drama

Elfriede Jelinek

Author : Matthias Konzett
ISBN : 0838641547
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Elfriede Jelinek, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2004, is the important living German-speaking author. She has influenced the German and European literary scene for almost four decades. This volume provides an introduction to this important prose writer, dramatist, and essayist of postwar German literature.
Category: Literary Criticism

Women As Translators In Early Modern England

Author : Deborah Uman
ISBN : 9781611493863
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book considers both the practice and representation of translation in works penned by early modern women including Margaret Tyler, Mary Sidney Herbert, Anne Lock, Katherine Philips, and Aphra Behn.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Post War Women S Writing In German

Author : Chris Weedon
ISBN : 1571819029
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Women in the Federal Republic, the former GDR, Switzerland and Austria have initiated a remarkable literary movement, especially after 1968, which is also attracting growing attention elsewhere. Informed by critical feminist and literary theory, this broad-ranging collection, the first of its kind, examines the history of these writings in the context of the social and political developments in the respective countries. It combines survey chapters with detailed studies of prominent authors whose work is often unavailable in English. Chris Weedon is Reader in Critical and Cultural Theory at the University of Wales, Cardiff.
Category: Literary Criticism

Women And Literature In Britain 1150 1500

Author : Carol M. Meale
ISBN : 0521576202
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This collection of essays focuses on the questions of women's access to a written culture and their representation in literature in late medieval Britain. It explores women's engagement with Anglo-Norman, English, Welsh and Latin, and addresses such issues as orality and literacy and women's exclusion from a written tradition. It considers the historical evidence for women's activity as writers, patrons and readers, and examines the representation of women within different literary genres--both secular and religious--their possession or lack of power, and their roles as lovers, mothers and saints.
Category: Literary Criticism

Culinary Art And Anthropology

Author : Joy Adapon
ISBN : 9781847886064
Genre : Social Science
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Culinary Art and Anthropology is an anthropological study of food. It focuses on taste and flavour using an original interpretation of Alfred Gell's theory of the 'art nexus'. Grounded in ethnography, it explores the notion of cooking as an embodied skill and artistic practice. The integral role and concept of 'flavour' in everyday life is examined among cottage industry barbacoa makers in Milpa Alta, an outer district of Mexico City. Women's work and local festive occasions are examined against a background of material on professional chefs who reproduce 'traditional' Mexican cooking in restaurant settings. Including recipes to allow readers to practise the art of Mexican cooking, Culinary Art and Anthropology offers a sensual, theoretically sophisticated model for understanding food anthropologically. It will appeal to social scientists, food lovers, and those interested in the growing fields of food studies and the anthropology of the senses.
Category: Social Science

Land Of Women

Author : Lisa M. Bitel
ISBN : 0801485444
Genre : Social Science
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"This book disperses the shadows in an obscure but important landscape. Lisa Bitel addresses both the history of women in early Ireland and the history of myth, legend, and superstition which surrounded them. It is a powerful and exact book and an invaluable addition to our expanding sense of Ireland through the eyes of Irish women."--Eavan Boland, author of In a Time of Violence: Poems "It is refreshing to read in a book by a woman on medieval women that not all clerics hated women and that not all men were oversexed villains consciously bent on exploiting women. [Bitel] challenges not only the medieval Irish male construct of female behavior, but she is also courageous enough to question constructs of medieval women invented by modern Irish medieval historians."--Times Higher Education Supplement
Category: Social Science

Counseling Addicted Women

Author : Monique Cohen
ISBN : 9781452221564
Genre : Psychology
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The result of the combined efforts of staff at a substance abuse treatment center, this book provides practical, hands-on guidance for working with addicted women. With staff and client training exercises at the end of each chapter, this comprehensive guide places particular emphasis on the women and their special needs and concerns. Special issues and populations addressed include: pregnancy and substance abuse; designing treatment programs; homeless women; and substance abuse in the workplace.
Category: Psychology

Dramatherapy

Author : Sue Jennings
ISBN : 9781317761686
Genre : Psychology
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The third volume of Dramatherapy: Theory and Practice brings the reader up-to-date with the latest developments in the profession of dramatherapy and tackles key issues in contemporary social relationships. It shows how dramatherapy is evolving its own theory and methodology as well as specific models for supervision and assessment. Dramatherapy is now being used in a broad continuum of care and contributors give many examples of its practice in contexts of prevention, maintenance and cure. * Incorporates method, theoretical concepts and latest research * Covers major new themes of gender, race and politics * 29 international contributors
Category: Psychology