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by Etel Adnan

eBook Of Cities  Women (Letters To Fawwaz) download ISBN: 0942996216
Author: Etel Adnan
Publisher: The Post-Apollo Press; First Edition edition (August 1, 1993)
Language: English
Pages: 114
ePub: 1465 kb
Fb2: 1635 kb
Rating: 4.3
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Category: Literature
Subcategory: Poetry

Of Cities & Women (Letter. has been added to your Cart. Adnan's letters begin in June 1990, purportedly focused on feminism and written for a Paris-based magazine planning a special issue on Arab women.

Of Cities & Women (Letter. Her observations about feminism are provincial at best: speaking of Penelope as the feminine archetype, she says that woman "is that which waits" and is a complement to the feminine principle in man.

Of Cities and Women, Letters to Fawwaz (1993).

In addition, she also helped build the cultural section of the newspaper, occasionally contributing cartoons and illustrations. Of Cities and Women, Letters to Fawwaz (1993). Paris, When It's Naked (1993). The Spring Flowers Own and the Manifestations of the Voyage (1990).

Of Cities & Women book. From Barcelona to Skopelos, these letters trace the author's travels and reflections as each city becomes a kind of hand mirror to the psyche, a locus of new understanding. Adnan reads the figures of landscape, nation, art, and street, as easily as words on a page. In Cities, she continually draws startling, yet graceful connections between these elements, showing her readers how to find the essence of a country in a Cezanne mountain, how to understand exile by contemplating the composition of a buffet.

Of Cities and Women is a collection of correspondence, loosely organized around the topic of "feminism," that .

From Barcelona to Skopelos, these letters trace the author's travels and reflections as each city becomes a kind of hand mirror to the psyche, a locus of new understanding. Each place seems to bear its own innate character, its own style of women, its unique insight into the mysteries of existence.

Of Cities & Women: Letters To Fawwaz, The Post-Apollo Press, 1993

Of Cities & Women: Letters To Fawwaz, The Post-Apollo Press, 1993. Paris, When It’s Naked, The Post-Apollo Press, 1993. There: In the Light and the Darkness of the Self and of the Other, The Post-Apollo Press, 1997. Vouvoula Skoura made a film of 40 minutes, based on On Cities and Women (in its Greek translation), in 2007, shown in many festivals and on Greece’s National Television.

Poet, essayist, and painter Etel Adnan was born in Beirut, Lebanon. In addition to Sitt Marie Rose, Adnan’s prose includes Of Cities and Women (Letters to Fawwaz) (1993), a series of letters on feminism that Adnan wrote to exiled Arab intellectual Fawwaz Traboulsi; Paris, When It’s Naked (1993); and Master of the Eclipse (2009), winner of the Arab American Book Award. Interview with Etel Adnan (Lebanon). IN: Unheard Words: Women and Literature in Africa, the Arab World, Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America.

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Of Cities and Women (Letters to Fawwaz), Post-Apollo Press (Sausalito, CA), 1993. Kitab al bahr (title means "The Book of the Sea"),, 1994. Al confini della luna (short stories translated into Italian),, 1995.

Etel Adnan is a Lebanese-born American artist, essayist and poet, who works in a variety of media, such as oil paintings, films and tapestries

Etel Adnan is a Lebanese-born American artist, essayist and poet, who works in a variety of media, such as oil paintings, films and tapestries. She represents Abstract Expressionism movement and her works poetically interpret the Northern Californian landscape around San Francisco Bay, where she spent much of her life. In 1941, Etel started to work at the Bureau de la Presse in Beirut, Lebanon, where she remained till 1945. Since 1947 to 1949, Adnan held the post of a teacher of French Literature at Al-Ahliya School for Girls in Beirut.

Nonfiction. "Written against the background of war at the turn of this century, this millennium—the Gulf War, the Lebanese civil war and the military occupations of that country, the author's country of origin—these letters, OF CITIES AND WOMEN, are in their turn now letters to cities and women—that we, that is, women and men alike, might eventually, before it is too late, 'find the right geography for our revelations.'"—Barbara Harlow