Cultural Conversations The Presence of the Past

ISBN-10: 0312201575

ISBN-13: 9780312201579

Edition: 2001

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Book details

List price: $63.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 2/20/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 664
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Introduction
Gender: Is One Born a Woman?
Text
A Room of One's Own
Context
The New Generation of Women
Extract from Orlando and picture of "Orlando on her return to England"
Dustjacket for A Room of One's Own
Studio portrait of Virginia Woolf, 1925
The Four Marys (ballad)
Reviews of A Room of One's Own
Criterion
The Yale Review
Anonymous, from Punch
Anonymous, from The Times Literary Supplement
Queen of the High-Brows from Evening Standard
Contemporary Conversation
Feminism: A Movement to End Sexual Oppression
The Transformation of Silence into Language and Action
Owning the Self in a Disowned World
The Category of Sex and One Is Not Born a Woman
Sex and Gender
African-American Identity: How Are We Shaped by Race?
Text
Of Our Spiritual Strivings and Of the Sorrow Songs
Context
Portrait of W. E. B. DuBois
The Negro Speaks of Rivers
The Atlanta Exposition Address, September 18, 1895
Motive of the NAACP Exposed
Preface: Our Raison D'Etre
Ethiopia
Anonymous review of The Souls of Black Folk
Criteria of Negro Art
"Go Down Moses"
Contemporary Conversation
In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens
Free at Last: A Personal Perspective on Race and Identity in America
Lethal Weapons and City Games
From Fly-Girls to Bitches and Hos
Disabled Persons: How Do Individuals Form a Culture?
Text
The Seeing Hand, The Five-Sensed World, Analogies in Sense Perception, and Before the Soul Dawn
Context
Remarks upon Meeting Miss Laura Bridgeman
Introductory Remarks to Memoir upon the Formation of a Deaf Variety of the Human Race
Letter on behalf of Helen Keller
Advertisement for The World I Live In from The New York Times Book Review
Anonymous review of The World I Live In in The New York Times Book Review
The Story of My Life
Photo of the water pump scene from William Gibson's The Miracle Worker
Photo of Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan
Photo of Helen Keller and Alexander Graham Bell
Photograph of Keller with "Winged Victory"
Photograph of Keller at twelve
Contemporary Conversation
Protest at Gallaudet
A Different Center
Blind Rage: An Open Letter to Helen Keller
Reassigning Meaning
Getting Hip to the Lights-Out Way
The Unconscious: How Can We Understand Ourselves?
Text
The Clinical Picture and The Second Dream
Context
Picture of Jean-Martin Charcot
Tools and instruments used to treat hysteria before Freud
The Hidden Self
Photograph of Freud's consulting room in Vienna
Photograph of Freud in 1906
Veiling and Unveiling Psychotherapy
"Postscript" to Dora case and from Determinism and Superstition
Summary of Early Responses to Publication of Dora Case History
Strangled Emotion
Contemporary Conversation
Scientia Sexualis
Woman's Place in Man's Life Cycle
Histories
Dora
Nonviolence: A Weapon of Peace?
Text
The Theory and Practice of Passive Resistance, Meaning of Satyagraha, Religion of Nonviolence, The Law of Suffering and The Doctrine of the Sword I & II
Context
Matthew 5, verses 38-9, "The Sermon on the Mount"
The Yoga of Renunciation
Letter to Gandhi
Letter to Gandhi and accompanying poem
All-India Radio Speech at the Assassination of Gandhi
Photo of young westernized Gandhi
Photo of Gandhi picking up salt at Dandi
Contemporary Conversation
Letter from Birmingham Jail
Ideologies of Madness
Nonviolent Social Defense
Resistance and the Will to Resistance
Nonviolence and Peacemaking Today
The Frontier: How Do We Imagine the West?
Text
The Significance of the Frontier in American History
Context
Introduction to The Great West; or The Garden of the World
Ranch Life in the Far West
An episode in the opening of a cattle country and The midday meal
Photograph of a family in front of a soddy house
Plenty Coups Travels to Washington
"We Want to Tell You Something" from Native American Testimony
Map of Native American Diasporas
Photograph of Lendville, CO
Contemporary Conversation
Denial and Dependence
At the Buffalo Bill Museum, June 1988
Unearthing Herstory
The American West and the Burden of Belief
America's Debt to the Indian Nations: Atoning for a Sordid Past and The Border Patrol State
Unsettling Frontiers
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