Called to Healing: Reflections on the Power of Earth's Stories in Women's Lives

Called to Healing: Reflections on the Power of Earth's Stories in Women's Lives

by Jean Troy-Smith

NOOK Book(eBook)

$32.95

Available on Compatible NOOK Devices and the free NOOK Apps.
WANT A NOOK?  Explore Now

Overview

Advocates and demonstrates women's path to personal wholeness and self-healing through an eco-feminist, reader-response analysis of four fictional narratives.

Women's paths to personal wholeness and self-healing are explored through an eco-feminist, reader-response analysis of four fictional narratives. Included in these are Mary Austin, Harriette Arnow, Ellen Galford, Ibis Gomez-Vega, Sally Carrighar.

Jean Troy-Smith is Visiting Assistant Professor in the English Department at State University of New York, College at Oswego.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438422350
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 07/03/1996
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 205
File size: 522 KB

About the Author

Jean Troy-Smith is Visiting Assistant Professor in the English Department at State University of New York, College at Oswego.

Table of Contents

Foreword

Acknowledgments

Part I: The Stories Begin

Part II: Storytelling and Truthtelling: "I remember and I recall"

Part III: "Tell me a story that's true"

Dulcie Adelaid: a woman from the Earth in Cactus Thorn

by Mary Austin

The Journeys of Gertie and Mrs. Anderson in The Dollmaker

by Harriette Arnow

Gertie in Kentucky

Gertie in Detroit

Mrs. Anderson: portrait of an angel

Revisioning goddess consciousness in The Fires of Bride

by Ellen Galford

A weave of women in Send My Roots Rain

by Ibis Gómez-Vega

Part IV: Sacred Spaces: the need to name and claim them in our lives

Notes

Works Cited

Index

Customer Reviews