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Elsa, I come with my songs : the autobiography of Elsa Gidlow.

Author: Elsa Gidlow
Publisher: San Francisco : Booklegger Press, [1986] ©1986
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Elsa: the autobiography of a poet-warrior. Many know eighty-seven year-old Elsa Gidlow as an honored feminist poet, a philosophical anarchist and Taoist bon vivant. This is her radical and loving story: The triumph over long poverty, lack of education, and family tragedy; her joy as a word weaver and as an irrepressible free spirit, free heart."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
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Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gidlow, Elsa, 1898-1986.
Elsa, I come with my songs.
San Francisco : Booklegger Press, ©1986
(OCoLC)607758681
Named Person: Elsa Gidlow; Elsa Gidlow
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elsa Gidlow
ISBN: 0912932120 9780912932125 0912932139 9780912932132
OCLC Number: 11621381
Notes: "A Druid Heights book."
Includes index.
Description: 422 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Part l: Seeker. Brook goddess ; The cracking sky ; Sunday school surprises ; Keep moving! ; Keep questioning ; Railway explorer ; Frances ; The outsider ; Casting a net ; Les mouches fantastiques ; Marguerite ; Estelle ; Factory facts ; Crimson clerics ; A desert of men --
Part II: Allies. New York: poetry or time clocks? ; Frank Harris & Pearsons magazine ; Muriel ; Despair ; Tommy ; Westward bound ; Through the canal ; Friends? ; Fate's puckish humor ; Reverse slumming ; Star & compass ; France ; Lands of origin ; Kit ; A karma of madness? ; Irmgaard ; The Great Depression ; A lifeline of joy ; The pursuit of happiness ; Declaration of independence ; Vee & the open road --
Part III: Freeholder. Chains of fires ; Witch hunt ; Ella Young ; Isabel ; Love after fifty ; To bloom in beauty ; A change of life ; The people of Druid Heights ; The joyous conversation ; There is no virtue in staying poor ; Let me wander in space ; Young moon in the old moon's arms ; Japan & China ; An award & a warning ; It is never really the end.
Other Titles: I come with my songs

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"Elsa: the autobiography of a poet-warrior. Many know eighty-seven year-old Elsa Gidlow as an honored feminist poet, a philosophical anarchist and Taoist bon vivant. This is her radical and loving story: The triumph over long poverty, lack of education, and family tragedy; her joy as a word weaver and as an irrepressible free spirit, free heart."--Back cover.

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