Who Was the Hair-Care Millionaire? Madam C. J. Walker by Mary Kay Carson

By Mary Kay Carson

Lots of individuals dream of being a millionaire, yet Madam C. J. Walker truly grew to become one along with her progressive hair care method. know about Madam C. J. Walker's lifestyles and the invention of her hair care items. Make your individual home made bubble bathtub, too!

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The Complete Novels by Jane Austen

By Jane Austen

Now in Penguin Classics—a treasure trove of Jane Austen's novels

Few novelists have conveyed the subtleties and nuances in their personal social milieu with the wit and perception of Jane Austen. the following in a single quantity are her seven nice novels: feel and Sensibility, delight and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, and girl Susan. via her vivacious and lively heroines and their circle, Austen vividly portrays English middle-class existence because the eighteenth century got here to a detailed and the 19th century all started. all the novels is a love tale and a narrative approximately marriage—marriage for romance, for monetary safeguard, for social prestige. yet they don't seem to be romances; ironic, comedian, and clever, they're masterly evocations of the society Jane Austen saw. this gorgeous quantity covers the literary occupation of 1 of England's best prose stylists of any century.

"These sleek variations are to be strongly recommended."
—Brian Southam, The Jane Austen Society


Sense and Sensibility
Pride and Prejudice
Mansfield Park
Northanger Abbey
Lady Susan

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Dreaming in Cuban by Cristina García

By Cristina García

"Remarkable...An problematic weaving of dramatic occasions with the supernatural and the cosmic...Evocative and lush...A wealthy and haunting narrative, a very good new voice in modern fiction."
Now on hand in a Spanish language version from Ballantine Books.
Here is the dreamy and bittersweet tale of a relations divided through politics and geography by way of the Cuban revolution. it's the relatives tale of Celia del Pino, and her husband, daughter and grandchildren, from the mid-1930s to 1980. Celia's tale mirrors the mystical realism of Cuba itself, a rustic of attractiveness and poverty, idealism and corruption. DREAMING IN CUBAN provides a distinct imaginative and prescient and a haunting lamentation for a earlier that will were.

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Reines de la France by Jean Cocteau

By Jean Cocteau

Isabeau de Bavière, Jeanne d'Arc, Marie de Médicis, Madame de Pompadour, Marie-Antoinette, Sarah Bernhardt ne furent pas toutes couronnées, mais aucune ne manquait de noblesse, d'esprit, de braveness. Dans cette galerie dédiée à l'Eternel féminin, Cocteau esquisse à los angeles pointe sèche vingt pictures d'héroïnes qui firent l'histoire, l. a. littérature, le théâtre, l. a. mode et... l'amour.

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Push Comes to Shove: New Images of Aggressive Women by Maud Lavin

By Maud Lavin

Some time past, generally, competitive ladies were rebuked, advised to maintain a lid on, flip the opposite cheek, recover from it. Repression greater than aggression was once noticeable as woman’s area. yet lately there’s been a seen cultural shift. With growing to be frequency, women’s aggression is now celebrated in modern culture--in video clips and television, on-line ventures, and artwork. In Push involves Shove, Maud Lavin examines those new photos of competitive ladies and the way they have an effect on women’s lives.

Aggression, says Lavin, don't need to entail inflicting damage to a different; we will reflect on it because the use of strength to create change--fruitful, damaging, or either. And over the last 20 years, modern tradition has proven girls seizing this strength. Lavin chooses provocative examples to discover the complexity of aggression, together with the surfer ladies in Blue weigh down, Helen Mirren as Jane Tennison in major Suspect, the homicidal girls in Kill invoice, and artist Marlene McCarty’s mural-sized homicide women.

Women desire aggression and wish to exploit it consciously, Lavin writes. With Push involves Shove, she explores the an important questions of the way to show up aggression, tips on how to characterize it, and the way to maintain open a cultural area for it.

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

By Deirdre Toomey

"Yeats and girls" is a suite of essays on W.B.Yeats which focuses upon his relation to ladies; its severe and biographical techniques hire feminist and psychoanalytic thought, 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 past due difficulty with impotence and lesbianism. His monetary and literary dating with woman Gregory is analyzed from some degree of view now not his personal. His occult friendship with Dorothea Hunter is printed via 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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Contours of Citizenship: Women, Diversity and Practices of

In an more and more globalized global of collapsing financial borders and increasing formal political and criminal equality rights, lively citizenship has the capability to extend in addition to deepen. whilst, with the increase of neo-liberalism, welfare country retrenchment, decline of kingdom employment, re-privatization and the emerging hole among wealthy and negative, the commercial, social and political citizenship rights of sure different types of individuals are more and more curtailed.

This ebook examines the complexity of citizenship in ancient and modern contexts. It attracts on empirical learn from a number of nations, contexts and ways in addressing girls and citizenship in a global/local global and covers a range of various matters, either current and previous, to incorporate immigration, ethnicity, type, nationality, political and fiscal participation, associations and the non-public and public spheres. This wealthy assortment informs our figuring out of the pitfalls and probabilities for girls within the endurance and adjustments in the contours of citizenship.

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Who cooked the Last Supper? the women's history of the world by Rosalind Miles

By Rosalind Miles

Men dominate historical past simply because males write heritage. there were many heroes, yet no heroines. this is often the booklet that overturns that "phallusy of history," giving voice to the real historical past of the realm ? which, regularly and endlessly, needs to contain the contributions of hundreds of thousands of unsung girls. this is the background you by no means discovered ? yet may still have!

Without politics or polemics, this amazing and witty booklet overturns centuries of preconceptions to revive girls to their rightful position on the middle of tradition, revolution, empire, battle, and peace. Spiced with stories of person girls who've formed civilization, celebrating the paintings and lives of girls all over the world, exotic by means of a wealth of study, Who Cooked the final Supper? redefines our inspiration of ancient reality.
Alt. ISBN:9780609806951

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