Yeats and Women: Yeats Annual No.9 by Deirdre Toomey

By Deirdre Toomey

"Yeats and ladies" is a suite of essays on W.B.Yeats which focuses upon his relation to ladies; its serious and biographical methods hire feminist and psychoanalytic idea, and social anthropology. It covers such parts as sexuality and its dynamic in his writing; his courting with Maud Gonne, Olivia Shakespear, Florence Farr and Edith Shackleon Heald and his overdue hindrance with impotence and lesbianism. His monetary and literary courting with girl Gregory is analyzed from some extent of view no longer his personal. His occult friendship with Dorothea Hunter is published through newly came across papers, together with her memoirs; whereas the debatable factor of his curiosity in eugenics and racial theories of intelligence can also be tested within the gentle of manuscripts and letters. different unpublished fabric within the quantity comprises Florence Farr's letters to Yeats, and a brand new poem. The 17 plates comprise the tomb and coffin of Maud Gonne's first baby, Florence Farr's occult Egyptian shrine, and the final picture of Yeats.

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Sorghaghtani of Mongolia by Shirin Yim Bridges

By Shirin Yim Bridges

On the wind-swept steppes of Mongolia within the 13th century, a princess was once given the opportunity to rule. She took lands that were ruined through battle and made them filthy rich back, introduced mutual recognize and cooperation to a downtrodden and distrustful humans, and in a conflict of wits that used to be like an incredible chess online game, gained for her sons the imperial throne. this is often the tale of Sorghaghtani, a true and memorable princess who passed her sons the biggest empire within the world.

Richly illustrated and narrated with humor, The pondering Girl’s Treasury of genuine Princesses brings to lifestyles the tales of actual and memorable princesses who controlled to do what few notion possible.

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Thigh High by Christina Dodd

By Christina Dodd

Nessa Dahl constantly had the great experience to lead away from difficulty. Then Jeremiah MacNaught confirmed up in New Orleans, decided to resolve a string of financial institution robberies by means of girls donning Mardi Gras mask. Little does Nessa observe that the good-looking investigator is confident she's concerned with the crimes-or that he is prepared to do whatever to get the reality. whether it skill taking the gorgeous girl he is confident is a liar and a thief immediately to bed...

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Victorian Needlework by Kathryn Ledbetter

By Kathryn Ledbetter

"Victorian Needlework" explores those ubiquitous pastimestheir perform and their which means in women's lives. masking the interval from 1837-1901, the booklet appears to be like particularly on the crafts themselves analyzing quilting, embroidery, crochet, knitting, and extra. It discusses required abilities and the concepts girls used in addition to the technological concepts that prompted needlework in this interval of fast industrialization.This e-book is exclusive in its finished therapy of the subject ranging throughout classification, time, and approach. Readers will examine what needlework intended to women, for whom it was once a pastime reflecting refinement and femininity, and realize what such abilities may perhaps suggest as an appropriate method for a girl to make a dwelling, usually via grueling exertions. Such insights are illustrated all through with examples from women's periodicals, needlework publications, trend books, and private memoirs that carry the interval to existence for the trendy reader.

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Women in Action Sport Cultures: Identity, Politics and by Holly Thorpe, Rebecca Olive

By Holly Thorpe, Rebecca Olive

Young, white males have ruled motion activities for a few years, but girls have refused to simply accept positions at the margins of those targeted carrying cultures. constructing in a special context to many conventional activities, women and girls have followed hugely proactive methods and constructed certain suggestions to barter house along their male friends within the waves, skate parks and cityscapes, on mountains and hiking partitions, alongside trails, in addition to round rinks.

This overseas assortment good points contributions from a gaggle of top and rising researchers, lots of whom are passionate motion recreation members themselves. With authors representing various theoretical and disciplinary views together with cultural experiences, sociology, functionality reviews, media experiences, activity for improvement, and schooling, this publication deals the 1st collective concentrate on ladies in motion activities cultures some time past, current and into the longer term. finally, the publication bargains a vibrant and robust representation of the recent and ongoing struggles dealing with girls in modern carrying cultures, in addition to a number of the strands of activism, company and politics being played within the surf, at the slopes, and on the crag.
The publication could be of curiosity to scholars and students within the fields of sociology of activity and actual tradition, gender reports, formative years cultures, recreation heritage, and pedagogy and education.

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Shakespeare’s Women and the Fin de Siècle by Sophie Duncan

By Sophie Duncan

Shakespeare's girls and the Fin de Siecle illuminates the main iconoclastic performances of Shakespeare's heroines in overdue Victorian theatre, during the superstar, statement, and wider careers of the actresses who performed them. by means of bringing jointly fin-de-siecle performances of Shakespeare and modern Victorian drama for the 1st time, this publication illuminates the important ways that fin-de-siecle Shakespeare and modern Victorian theatre tradition conditioned one another.

Actresses' pursuits among Shakespeare and fin-de-siecle roles display the collisions and unforeseen consonances among it seems that self sustaining parts of the fin-de-siecle repertory. Performances together with Ellen Terry's girl Macbeth, Madge Kendal's Rosalind, and Lillie Langtry's Cleopatra remove darkness from fin-de-siecle Shakespeare's energetic intersections with cultural phenomena together with the "Jack the Ripper" killings, aestheticism, the suicide craze, and the increase of metropolitan shops. If, as prior stories have proven, Shakespeare was once in all places in Victorian tradition, Sophie Duncan explores the awesome ways that late-Victorian tradition, from Dracula to pornography, and from Ruskin to the suffragettes, inflected Shakespeare.

Via a wealth of unpublished archival fabric, Duncan unearths women's artistic networks on the fin de siecle, and the way Shakespearean functionality traditions moved among actresses through little-studied functionality genealogies. while, debatable new degree enterprise made fin-de-siecle Shakespeare as a lot a crucible for debates over gender roles and sexuality as performs by way of Ibsen and Shaw. more and more, actresses' artistic networks encompassed suffragist activists, who took own notion from superstar Shakespearean actresses. From a Salome-esque Juliet to a feminist Paulina, fin-de-siecle actresses created cultural legacies which Shakespeare-in-performance nonetheless negotiates today.

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Alcohol and Drug Problems in Women by Oriana Josseau Kalant (auth.), Oriana Josseau Kalant (eds.)

By Oriana Josseau Kalant (auth.), Oriana Josseau Kalant (eds.)

Over the decade the realm has skilled a starting to be curiosity in difficulties linked to the nonmedical use of gear. This curiosity has corresponded to a true progress within the quantity, range, and social impression of using alcohol and medicine in lots of societies. therefore, the quantity of study and writing near to drug difficulties has significantly elevated, and it has turn into very tough for one person to maintain with the entire correct literature. there's hence an acute desire within the box for serious studies that check present advancements, and the current sequence is meant to fill this want. The sequence isn't really to be an "annual assessment" within the traditional experience. the purpose isn't to hide the entire paintings suggested through the previous 12 months on the subject of a set choice of issues. really, it truly is to provide every year evaluative papers on issues during which sufficient fresh growth has been made to change the overall scope in a selected zone. due to the multidisciplinary nature of difficulties of drug use and dependence, the papers released in each one quantity might be drawn from a number of disciplines. even though, a few volumes can be dedicated to one partic­ ular challenge, with person reports and papers interpreting a variety of elements of it. The composition of the editorial board and the foreign advisory board displays those targets. The editors are participants of the senior clinical employees of the habit study beginning of Ontario.

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Walking Nature Home: A Life's Journey (Louann Atkins Temple by Susan J. Tweit

By Susan J. Tweit

With no map, navigate by way of the celebs. Susan Tweit all started studying this lesson as a tender girl clinically determined with an autoimmune ailment that used to be estimated to take her lifestyles in to 5 years. provided no transparent course for purchasing good via traditional drugs, Tweit became to the flora and fauna that used to be either her solace and her box of research as a plant ecologist. Drawing intuitive connections among the ordinary procedures and cycles she saw and the services of her physique, Tweit not just realized fitter methods of dwelling but additionally chanced on an exceptional truth--love can heal. during this fantastically written, relocating memoir, she describes how love of the flora and fauna, of her husband and kinfolk, and of existence itself actually remodeled and kept her personal life.In tracing the arc of her existence from younger womanhood to center age, Tweit tells tales approximately what silence and sagebrush, poultry bones and sheep canine, comets, loss of life, and one loopy Englishman need to train us approximately residing. She celebrates making fit offerings, the interior voices she discovered to listen to on days by myself within the desert, the fun of starting to be and consuming an natural kitchen backyard, and the wonderful redemption in restoring a once-blighted local creek. Linking her lifestyles classes to the tales she realized in formative years in regards to the constellations, Tweit indicates how features comparable to braveness, compassion, and idea draw us jointly and bind us into the neighborhood of the land and of all residing issues.

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