The Memoir Project

Autore: Marion Roach Smith
Editore: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1455501824
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Read the "practical resource for beginners" looking to write their own memoir because this is the essential guide on the topic -- now new and revised (Kirkus Reviews)! The greatest story you could write is the one you experienced yourself. Knowing where to start is the hardest part, but it just got a little easier with this essential guidebook for anyone wanting to write a memoir. Did you know that the #1 thing that baby boomers want to do in retirement is write a book--about themselves? It's not that every person has lived such a unique or dramatic life, but we inherently understand that writing a memoir--whether it's a book, blog, or just a letter to a child--is the single greatest path to self-examination. Through the use of disarmingly frank, but wildly fun tactics that offer you simple and effective guidelines that work, you can stop treading water in writing exercises or hiding behind writer's block. Previously self-published under the title, Writing What You Know: Raelia, this book has found an enthusiastic audience that now writes with intent. While there have been other writing books, there's nothing like Marion Roach Smith's The Memoir Project.

The Feminist Memoir Project

Autore: Rachel Blau DuPlessis
Editore: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813539737
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The women of The Feminist Memoir Project give voice to the spirit, the drive, and the claims of the Women's Liberation Movement they helped shape, beginning in the late 1960s. These thirty-two writers were among the thousands to jump-start feminism in the late twentieth century. Here, in pieces that are passionate, personal, critical, and witty, they describe what it felt like to make history, to live through and contribute to the massive social movement that transformed the nation. What made these particular women rebel? And what experiences, ideas, feelings, and beliefs shaped their activism? How did they maintain the will and energy to keep such a struggle going for so long, and continuing still? Memoirs and responses by Kate Millett, Vivian Gornick, Michele Wallace, Alix Kates Shulman, Joan Nestle, Jo Freeman, Yvonne Rainer, Barbara Smith, Ellen Willis, Eve Ensler, Shirley Geok-lin Lim, Roxanne Dunbar, Naomi Weisstein, Alice Wolfson and many more embody the excitement that fueled the movement and the conflicts that threatened it from within. Their stories trace the ways the world has changed.Rachel Blau DuPlessis is a professor of English and women's studies at Temple University and lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ann Snitow is a professor of literature and gender studies at The New School for Social Research and lives in New York City.

The Rise Of The Memoir

Autore: Alex Zwerdling
Editore: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198755783
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The Rise of the Memoir traces the growth and extraordinarily wide appeal of the memoir. Its territory is private rather than public life, shame, guilt, and embarrassment, not the achievements celebrated in the public record. What accounts for the sharp need writers like Rousseau, Woolf, Orwell, Nabokov, Primo Levi, and Maxine Hong Kingston felt to write (and to publish) such works, when they might more easily have chosen to remain silent? Alex Zwerdling explores why each of these writers felt compelled to write them as that story can be reconstructed from personal materials available in archival collections; what internal conflicts they encountered while trying; and how each of them resisted the private and public pressures to stop themselves rather than pursuing this confessional route, against their own doubts, without a reasonable expectation that such works would be welcome in print, and eventually find an empathetic audience. Reconstructing this process in which a dubious project eventually becomes a compelling product-a "memoir" that will last-illuminates both what was at stake, and why this serially invented open form has reshaped the expectations of readers who welcomed a vital alternative to "the official story."

I Thrive

Autore: Dylan Puu
Editore: Independently Published
ISBN: 9781099895357
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This work is a part of a my recovery process, the act of working through the programmed terror of telling my story through the art of memoir. Ginger Freedom is my pen name. The memoir provides a distinctive window into the decades long process of recovering from adverse childhood experiences that fall under the category of "extreme abuse" including torture, medical experimentation, sex trafficking, along with a life in the non-extreme/normal scope of the human condition. My body responded to the trauma naturally and miraculously by neatly organizing it in a complex network of a sub-divided psyche which I coin as a multi-faceted wonder order. I presently identify as "recovered", and while not a "fused" personality state, life a very fulfilled existence as someone gender fluid and identity fluid identifying as Mahu. Rather than a direct telling of the horrific acts of injustice against my spirit, my soul, my mind and body, this is a share from two different perspectives of who I was, about the HOW of recovery.

American Journal Of Education

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Vol. 25 is the report of the commissioner of education for 1880; v. 29, report for 1877.

Inventing The Truth

Autore: Russell Baker
Editore: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395901502
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In this perfect companion for anyone beguiled by memoirs or embarking on writing one, nine distinguished authors -- Russell Baker, Jill Ker Conway, Annie Dillard, Ian Frazier, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Alfred Kazin, Frank McCourt, Toni Morrison, and Eileen Simpson -- reflect on the writing process.

A Jewish Life On Three Continents

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Editore: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804786208
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This remarkable memoir by Menachem Mendel Frieden illuminates Jewish experience in all three of the most significant centers of Jewish life during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It chronicles Frieden's early years in Eastern Europe, his subsequent migration to the United States, and, finally, his settlement in Palestine in 1921. The memoir appears here translated from its original Hebrew, edited and annotated by Frieden's grandson, the historian Lee Shai Weissbach. Frieden's story provides a window onto Jewish life in an era that saw the encroachment of modern ideas into a traditional society, great streams of migration, and the project of Jewish nation building in Palestine. The memoir follows Frieden's student life in the yeshivas of Eastern Europe, the practices of peddlers in the American South, and the complexities of British policy in Palestine between the two World Wars. This first-hand account calls attention to some often ignored aspects of the modern Jewish experience and provides invaluable insight into the history of the time.

Military Schools And Courses Of Instruction In The Science And Art Of War In France Prussia Austria Russia Sweden Switzerland Sardinia England And The United States Part 1 France And Prussia Originally Issued In The American Journal Of Education Under The Title Military Schools In France And Prussia

Autore: Henry Barnard
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Military Schools And Courses Of Instruction In The Science And Art Of War In France Prussia Austria Russia Sweden Switzerland Sardinia England And The United States

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Militarn Schools And Courses Of Instruction In The Science And Art Of War In France Prussia Austria

Autore: Henri Barnard
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The American Journal Of Education

Autore: Henry Barnard
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The American Journal Of Education

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Tell Me True

Autore: Patricia Hampl
Editore: Minnesota Historical Society
ISBN: 9780873517034
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Fourteen accomplished writers investigate the tantalizing gray area where memory and history intersect.

Recovering From Genocidal Trauma

Autore: Myra Giberovitch
Editore: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442665440
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Since the Second World War people have become aware of the trauma associated with genocide and other crimes against humanity. Today, assisting mass atrocity survivors, especially as they age, poses a serious challenge for service providers around the world. Recovering from Genocidal Trauma is a comprehensive guide to understanding Holocaust survivors and responding to their needs. In it, Myra Giberovitch documents her twenty-five years of working with Holocaust survivors as a professional social worker, researcher, educator, community leader, and daughter of Auschwitz survivors. With copious personal and practical examples, this book lays out a strengths-based practice philosophy that guides the reader in how to understand the survivor experience, develop service models and programs, and employ individual and group interventions to empower survivors. This book is essential for anyone who studies, interacts, lives, or works with survivors of mass atrocity.

Fostering Active Learning And Activism

Autore: Colette A. Hyman
Editore: Feminist Press at CUNY
ISBN: 9781558612327
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Activists and educators explore ways to strengthen the ties between the classroom and the world.

The Feeling Of Being There

Autore: Richard Leacock
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90 years of documentary film - Richard Leacock's multi-format memoir, "The Feeling of Being There", published as a printed Book and a Digital Video Book. - "The Feeling of Being There" is a riveting autobiographical epic spanning almost the entire history of cinema, seen through the eyes of one of its leading players. - From "Canary Bananas", his first film in 1935, to "A Musical Adventure in Siberia", the memoir traces Leacock's personal life as a filmmaker and observer of key moments in the 20th century, filming with Flaherty, Drew Associates, Pennebaker, and many others. - Richly illustrated, the exclusive book contains more than 290 drawings, photos and film stills. Always at the forefront of new technologies, Leacock's memoir is published as a book accompanied by a DVB (Digital Video Book) containing more than 100 film excerpts, richly intertwined with the gripping storyline. Read more about the memoir project on www.canarybananafilms.com.

My Life Before The World War 1860 1917

Autore: John J. Pershing
Editore: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813141982
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Few American military figures are more revered than General John J. "Black Jack" Pershing (1860--1948), who is most famous for leading the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. The only soldier besides George Washington to be promoted to the highest rank in the U.S. Army (General of the Armies), Pershing was a mentor to the generation of generals who led America's forces during the Second World War. Though Pershing published a two-volume memoir, My Experiences in the World War, and has been the subject of numerous biographies, few know that he spent many years drafting a memoir of his experiences prior to the First World War. In My Life Before the World War, 1860--1917, John T. Greenwood rescues this vital resource from obscurity, making Pershing's valuable insights into key events in history widely available for the first time. Pershing performed frontier duty against the Apaches and Sioux from 1886--1891, fought in Cuba in 1898, served three tours of duty in the Philippines, and was an observer with the Japanese Army in 1905 during the Russo-Japanese War. He also commanded the Mexican Punitive Expedition to capture Pancho Villa in 1916--1917. My Life Before the World War provides a rich personal account of events, people, and places as told by an observer at the center of the action. Carefully edited and annotated, this memoir is a significant contribution to our understanding of a legendary American soldier and the historic events in which he participated.

The Pregnancy Project

Autore: Gaby Rodriguez
Editore: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442446226
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The teenager famed for faking a pregnancy as part of a social experiment describes the family and cultural history of teen pregnancy that shaped her life, her observations about how she was treated when she pretended to be pregnant and her feelings about the consequences of low expectations.

Look Both Ways

Autore: Jennifer Baumgardner
Editore: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9780374706562
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For the acclaimed author and activist Jennifer Baumgardner, bisexuality has always been more than the "sexual non-preference of the '90s." In Look Both Ways, Baumgardner takes a close look at the growing visibility of gay and bisexual characters, performers, and issues on the national cultural stage. Despite the prevalence of bisexuality among Generation X and Y women, she finds that it continues to be marginalized by both gay and straight cultures, and dismissed either as a phase or a cop-out. With intimacy and humor, Baumgardner discusses her own experience as a bisexual, and the struggle she's undergone to reconcile the privilege she's garnered as a woman who is perceived as straight and the empowerment and satisfaction she's derived from her relationships with women. Part memoir, part pop-culture study, Look Both Ways connects the prominent dots of a bisexual community (Alix Kates Shulman, Ani DiFranco, Rebecca Walker, and, of course, Anne Heche) that Baumgardner argues have bridged feminist aims with those of the gay rights movement. Look Both Ways is a compelling and current study in bisexual lives lived secretly and openly, and an exploration of the lessons learned by writers, artists, and activists who have refused the either/or paradigm defended by both gay and straight communities.

Journal Of The Civil War Era

Autore: William A. Blair
Editore: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469615991
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The Journal of the Civil War Era Volume 4, Number 3, September 2014 TABLE OF CONTENTS Editor's Note, William Blair Articles Felicity Turner Rights and the Ambiguities of Law: Infanticide in the Nineteenth-Century U.S. South Paul Quigley Civil War Conscription and the International Boundaries of Citizenship Jay Sexton William H. Seward in the World Review Essay Patick J. Kelly the European Revolutions of 1848 and the Transnational turn in Civil War History Book Reviews Books Received Notes on Contributors