Women of Words

Women of Words

by Janet Bukovinsky Teacher, Jenny Powell
     
 

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Like the original Women of Words, this revised and expanded edition celebrates classics of literature by women from the last two centuries. Full-color portraits accompany poetic biographical introductions to each writer, followed by carefully chosen excerpts from each woman’s works. New to the pages of this elegant treasury are Nobel and Pulitzer prize

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Overview

Like the original Women of Words, this revised and expanded edition celebrates classics of literature by women from the last two centuries. Full-color portraits accompany poetic biographical introductions to each writer, followed by carefully chosen excerpts from each woman’s works. New to the pages of this elegant treasury are Nobel and Pulitzer prize winner Pearl S. Buck; contemporary Canadian author Margaret Atwood; Harlem Renaissance figure Zora Neale Hurston; prolific fiction writer and poet Joyce Carol Oates; poet and essayist Adrienne Rich; poet and diarist Sylvia Plath; 19th-century French writer and social activist George Sand; Victorian poet Christina Rossetti; Southern writer Carson McCullers; and 19th-century novelist Charlotte Brontë.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762420124
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date:
04/14/2005
Pages:
214
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 8.96(h) x 2.57(d)

Meet the Author

Janet Bukovinsky Teacher is a writer and editor whose work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Martha Stewart Living, Food and Wine, and other national publications. She received a National Magazine Award in 1993. At Rutgers University and Sarah Lawrence College, she pursued her interest in Women’s literature and studied creative writing with Adrienne Rich. Jenny Powell, a graduate of Great Britain’s Bournemouth School of Art, had a long and successful career as a fashion artist before turning to portraiture as her métier. Since then, she has executed portraits of numerous distinguished individuals and captains of industry, and has had her work published in Gourmet Magazine and Time. She currently lives in London.

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