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The Wedding Dress : Meditations on Word and Life.

Author: Fanny Howe
Publisher: CA : University of California Press, 2003.
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In times of great uncertainty, the urgency of the artist's task is only surpassed by its difficulty. Ours is such a time, and rising to the challenge, novelist and poet Fanny Howe suggests new and fruitful ways of thinking about both the artist's role and the condition of doubt. In these original meditations on bewilderment, motherhood, imagination, and art-making, Howe takes on conventional systems of belief and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Meditations
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Howe, Fanny.
Wedding Dress : Meditations on Word and Life.
CA : University of California Press, ©2003
Named Person: Fanny Howe; Fanny Howe
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fanny Howe
ISBN: 9780520937192 0520937198 0520236254 9780520236257 0520238400 9780520238404
OCLC Number: 773565088
Description: 1 online resource (182 pages)
Contents: Introduction; Bewilderment; Fairies; Immanence; White Lines; The Contemporary Logos; Incubus of the Forlorn; Purgatory & Other Places; Catholic; Work and Love; After "Prologue"; Bibliography; Acknowledgments.
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