Cautious Rebel: A Biography of Susan Clay Sawitzky
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BeschreibungFor sixty years Susan Clay Sawitzky struggled against the values assimilated in her youth, ideals shared by her Old World husband and American society in general. She wrote poignantly about confinement and freedom in the privacy of her study and published a small amount of poetry and art history. But she was not an exceptional woman; she could not take the risks necessary to achieve the degree of success she coveted. The detailed record she left reveals the forces, both subtle and complex, that compromised her dreams and accomplishments. Lindsey Apple employs nearly seventy years of Susan Clay Sawitzky's personal letters and poetry to reconstruct the world of a woman seeking modernity with "the millstone of tradition" upon her shoulders.
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: KENT STATE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 1997
Seitenanzahl: 305 Seiten