Dreaming in Clay on the Coast of Mississippi: Love and Art at Shearwater

Dreaming in Clay on the Coast of Mississippi: Love and Art at Shearwater


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604734591
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
Publication date: 04/28/2010
Pages: 358
Sales rank: 1,057,372
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Christopher Maurer, professor of Spanish and chair of Romance Studies at Boston University, is the author of eight books, including the award-winning Fortune's Favorite Child: The Uneasy Life of Walter Anderson.

Maria Estrella Iglesias has taught at Harvard University and the University of Illinois-Chicago. Her collection of American art pottery was featured on Home and Garden TV and her jewelry on Sundays with Liz Walker (Boston CBS4) and Chronicle.

Table of Contents

Note to New Edition vii

Acknowledgments ix

The Magic Union 1

Blueprints 38

Midlife Journey 52

Art and Industry 62

Growing Weather 78

Love and Glazes 94

Mud and Paint 112

Making Widgets 131

Moths and Bees 151

"Trembling, on the Edge of Light..." 166

Homecoming 186

Oldfields 215

Tender Miracles 238

Fortune's Favorite Child 254

"Goodbye, Old Lady" 273

Traces 283

List of Illustrations 301

Bibliography 305

Notes 309

Shearwater Marks and Dates 341

Index 347

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