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Women Who Write Are Dangerous (Hardcover) Loot Price: R408
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Women Who Write Are Dangerous (Hardcover): Stefan Bollmann

Women Who Write Are Dangerous (Hardcover)

Stefan Bollmann; Foreword by Francine Prose

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A sequel to the best-selling Women Who Read Are Dangerous, presenting portraits and profiles of fearless women writers past and present

Writing has not always been considered a suitable career for women. Indeed, it was once common for women authors to adopt a masculine pseudonym in order to be taken seriously. And even today, some women writers still struggle to obtain the same recognition that is given to their male counterparts. Nevertheless, women throughout the ages have overcome these obstacles to create literature of enduring importance.

This attractive book brings together paintings, drawings, prints, and photographs of some fifty outstanding women authors, from Mary Wollstonecraft, Jane Austen, and George Sand to Dorothy Parker, Simone de Beauvoir, and Toni Morrison. Each image is accompanied by an engaging commentary on the writer depicted, discussing the highlights of her career and the major themes of her work. Full of insight and inspiration, this is the perfect gift for any woman who writes.

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Imprint: Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2018
Authors: Stefan Bollmann
Foreword by: Francine Prose
Dimensions: 203 x 203 x 20mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - Paper over boards
Pages: 176
ISBN-13: 978-0-7892-1317-4
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > General
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Gender studies > Women's studies > General
Books > Arts & Architecture > Art forms, treatments & subjects > Art treatments & subjects > Iconography, subjects depicted in art > Human figures depicted in art > General
LSN: 0-7892-1317-6
Barcode: 9780789213174

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