Sisters

Sisters Author Raina Telgemeier
ISBN-10 9780545540667
Release 2014-08-26
Pages 208
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Raina Telgemeier’s #1 New York Times bestselling, Eisner Award-winning companion to Smile! Raina can't wait to be a big sister. But once Amara is born, things aren't quite how she expected them to be. Amara is cute, but she's also a cranky, grouchy baby, and mostly prefers to play by herself. Their relationship doesn't improve much over the years, but when a baby brother enters the picture and later, something doesn't seem right between their parents, they realize they must figure out how to get along. They are sisters, after all. Raina uses her signature humor and charm in both present-day narrative and perfectly placed flashbacks to tell the story of her relationship with her sister, which unfolds during the course of a road trip from their home in San Francisco to a family reunion in Colorado.



Shakespeare s Sisters

Shakespeare s Sisters Author Sandra M. Gilbert
ISBN-10 0253112583
Release 1979
Pages 337
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Shakespeare s Sisters has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Shakespeare s Sisters also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Shakespeare s Sisters book for free.



We Are Three Sisters

We Are Three Sisters Author Drew Lamonica
ISBN-10 0826262686
Release 2003
Pages 260
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We Are Three Sisters has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from We Are Three Sisters also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full We Are Three Sisters book for free.



Sisters Or Strangers

Sisters Or Strangers Author Franca Iacovetta
ISBN-10 0802086098
Release 2004
Pages 418
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Spanning two hundred years of history from the nineteenth century to the 1990s, Sisters or Strangers? explores the complex lives of immigrant, ethnic, and racialized women in Canada. The volume deals with a cross-section of peoples - including Japanese, Chinese, Black, Aboriginal, Irish, Finnish, Ukrainian, Jewish, Mennonite, Armenian, and South Asian Hindu women - and diverse groups of women, including white settlers, refugees, domestic servants, consumer activists, nurses, wives, and mothers. The central themes of Sisters or Strangers? include discourses of race in the context of nation-building, encounters with the state and public institutions, symbolic and media representations of women, familial relations, domestic violence and racism, and analyses of history and memory. In different ways, the authors question whether the historical experience of women in Canada represents a 'sisterhood' of challenge and opportunity, or if the racial, class, or marginalized identity of the immigrant and minority women made them in fact 'strangers' in a country where privilege and opportunity fall according to criteria of exclusion. Using a variety of theoretical approaches, this collaborative work reminds us that victimization and agency are never mutually exclusive, and encourages us to reflect critically on the categories of race, gender, and the nation.



The Grimk Sisters from South Carolina

The Grimk   Sisters from South Carolina Author Gerda Lerner
ISBN-10 0807868094
Release 2009-11-20
Pages 400
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A landmark work of women's history originally published in 1967, Gerda Lerner's best-selling biography of Sarah and Angelina Grimke explores the lives and ideas of the only southern women to become antislavery agents in the North and pioneers for women's rights. This revised and expanded edition includes two new primary documents and an additional essay by Lerner. In a revised introduction Lerner reinterprets her own work nearly forty years later and gives new recognition to the major significance of Sarah Grimke's feminist writings.



Shame and Its Sisters

Shame and Its Sisters Author Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
ISBN-10 0822316943
Release 1995
Pages 268
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The question of affect is central to critical theory, psychology, politics, and the entire range of the humanities; but no discipline, including psychoanalysis, has offered a theory of affect that would be rich enough to account for the delicacy and power, the evanescence and durability, the bodily rootedness and the cultural variability of human emotion. Silvan Tomkins (1911–1991) was one of the most radical and imaginative psychologists of the twentieth century. In Affect, Imagery, Consciousness, a four-volume work published over the last thirty years of his life, Tomkins developed an ambitious theory of affect steeped in cybernetics and systems theory as well as in psychoanalysis, ethology, and neuroscience. The implications of his conceptually daring and phenomenologically suggestive theory are only now—in the context of postmodernism—beginning to be understood. With Shame and Its Sisters, editors Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick and Adam Frank make available for the first time an engaging and accessible selection of Tomkins's work. Featuring intensive examination of several key affects, particularly shame and anger, this volume contains many of Tomkins's most haunting, diagnostically incisive, and theoretically challenging discussions. An introductory essay by the editors places Tomkins's work in the context of postwar information technologies and will prompt a reexamination of some of the underlying assumptions of recent critical work in cultural studies and other areas of the humanities. The text is also accompanied by a biographical sketch of Tomkins by noted psychologist Irving E. Alexander, Tomkins's longtime friend and collaborator.



Sisters

Sisters Author Carol Saline
ISBN-10 0762427302
Release 2005-07
Pages 164
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With more than 1 million copies sold, Sisters changed the face of photo-essay books and spoke volumes to every person blessed with the companionship of a female sibling. This updated and revised edition of the highly acclaimed New York Times bestseller is a moving portrayal of the profound relationship between sisters, featuring a new format plus new photography and updated stories that follow up on 13 of the most poignant tales about the original 36 sets of featured siblings. The women in Sisters include both the famous--Christy Turlington, Dixie Carter, Coretta Scott King, Wendy Wasserstein--and the lesser known but still unforgettable. "Wohlmuth's striking photography will seduce you immediately," wrote Entertainment Weekly. "As for Saline, she has used the subject matter as a brilliant device."



Brothers and Sisters

Brothers and Sisters Author Craig LaRon Torbenson
ISBN-10 0838641946
Release 2009
Pages 320
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The 1950s are arguably the watershed era in the civil rights movement with the landmark Supreme Court decision of Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955, and the desegregation of Little Rock (Arkansas) High School in 1957. It was during this period--1955 to be exact--that sociologist Alfred M. Lee published his seminal work Fraternities without Brotherhood: A Study of Prejudice on the American Campus. Lee's book was the first and last book to explore diversity within college fraternal groups. More than fifty years later, Craig L. Torbenson and Gregory S. Parks revisit this issue more broadly in their edited volume Brothers and Sisters: Diversity in College Fraternities and Sororities. This volume draws from a variety of disciplines in an attempt to provide a holistic analysis of diversity within collegiate fraternal life. It also brings a wide range of scholarly approaches to the inquiry of diversity within college fraternities and sororities. It explores not only from whence these groups have come but where they are currently situated and what issues arise as they progress.



Radical Sisters

Radical Sisters Author Anne M. Valk
ISBN-10 9780252032981
Release 2008
Pages 253
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How racial and class differences influenced the modern women's movement



Cinderella s Sisters

Cinderella s Sisters Author Dorothy Ko
ISBN-10 9780520253902
Release 2007-12-17
Pages 332
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Footbinding is widely condemned as perverse & as symbolic of male domination over women. This study offers a more complex explanation of a thousand year practice, contending that the binding of women's feet in China was sustained by the interests of both women and men.



Sisters in Arms

Sisters in Arms Author Jo Ann McNamara
ISBN-10 067480984X
Release 1996
Pages 751
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Provides an account of institutions and structures that have defined and been defined by women in the Catholic Church from its origins



Sisters and Strangers

Sisters and Strangers Author Emily Honig
ISBN-10 0804720126
Release 1992-03-01
Pages 299
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In Shanghai, China's largest industrial center prior to 1949, cotton was king and the majority of mill workers were women. This book presents rich information on all aspects of the life of this group of urban workers. Book jacket.



Sisters

Sisters Author Ada Cambridge
ISBN-10 9781775562184
Release 2013-03-01
Pages 333
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In the nineteenth century, marriage was often regarded as the be-all and end-all of women's lives. In the keenly observed novel Sisters, English-born author Ada Cambridge takes a closer look at this widespread belief and its implications and consequences. The story centers on a quartet of sisters who each have vastly different views of -- and outcomes in -- their nuptial pursuits.



We are Your Sisters

We are Your Sisters Author Dorothy Sterling
ISBN-10 0393316297
Release 1984
Pages 539
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Documents the trials and joys of nineteenth-century Black women and suggests new ways of perceiving Black women, their relations with others, and their attitudes toward family, work, and feminism



Wyrd Sisters Playtext

Wyrd Sisters   Playtext Author Stephen Briggs
ISBN-10 9781446497869
Release 2011-09-30
Pages 176
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Terry Pratchett takes Shakespeare's Macbeth and then turns it up 'till the knob comes off. It's all there - a wicked duke and duchess, the ghost of the murdered king, dim soldiers, strolling players, a land in peril. And who stands between the Kingdom and destruction? Three witches. Granny Weatherwax (intolerant, self-opinionated, powerful), Nanny Ogg (down-to-earth, vulgar) and Magrat Garlick (naïve, fond of occult jewellery and bunnies). Stephen Briggs has been involved in amateur dramatics for over 25 years and he assures us that the play can be staged without needing the budget of Industrial Light and Magic. Not only that, but the cast should still be able to be in the pub by 10 o'clock! Oh, and a world of advice omitted from the play text: LEARN THE WORDS Havelock, Lord Vetinari



Sisters

Sisters Author Danielle Steel
ISBN-10 9781409093275
Release 2009-12-01
Pages 512
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Four New York sisters are brought together to pick up the pieces after a family tragedy. Candy is blazing her way as an international supermodel . . . Her sister, Tammy, has a L.A. job producing the most successful hit show on TV. . . In New York, oldest sister Sabrina is an ambitious young lawyer, while Annie is an American artist in Florence . . . On one Fourth of July, the four sisters return home for their family’s annual gathering. But before the holiday is over, tragedy strikes and their world is utterly changed. The sisters must come together to support each other with the kind of honesty and unconditional love only sisters can provide.



Sisters in Law

Sisters in Law Author Virginia G. Drachman
ISBN-10 0674006941
Release 2001
Pages 334
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Ranging from the 1860s when women first sought entrance into law to the 1930s when most institutional barriers had crumbled, this book defines the contours of women's integration into the most rigidly gendered profession.