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Title The Center of the web : women and solitude / edited by Delese Wear.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, 1993.

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Subject Women -- Psychology.
Solitude.
Women -- Religious life.
Loneliness.
Alt Name Wear, Delese.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 279 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. Solitude and Identity -- A Reconnection to Self : Women and Solitude / Delese Wear -- Solitude, Suffering, and Personal Authority / Lynne McFall -- Reclaiming the Safety of Solitude : Being with, Not Hiding From / Mara Sapon-Shevin -- Time Alone, Place Apart : The Role of Spiracy in Using the Power of Solitude / Jacqueline Jones Royster -- Who Am I When I'm Alone with Myself? / Jo Anne Pagano -- Claiming the Tenured Body / Elizabeth Ellsworth -- When We're Together, I Feel So Alone : Solitude in the Midst of a Crowd / Beth Rushing -- Borders of Solitude / Tuija Pulkkinen -- Part II. Solitude and Culture -- A Unicom's Memoirs : Solitude and the Life of Teaching and Learning / Kal Alston -- One-Way Mirrors, Alchemy, and Plentitude / Glorianne M. Leck -- Inner Life, Outer World : Women and Solitude in India / Darshan Perusek -- The Solitary Reader Revisited : Dialogues on a Working-Class Girlhood / Elyse Eidman-Aadahl -- Speaking in Tongues : An African-American Woman in the World and the Academy / Beverly M. Gordon -- Women, Single Life, and Solitude : A Plea to Rethink Curriculum / Susan Laird -- Part III. Solitude and Work -- Private Spaces : The Political Economy of Women's Solitude / Magda Lewis -- Opening the Closed Door / Ellen Michaelson -- Solitude and Irony : A Private Vision and Public Position / Elaine Atkins -- Solitary Spaces : Women, Teaching, and Curriculum / Janet L. Miller -- Writing Autobiographically in Solitude about Teaching : Why To; How To / Ann Berlak -- A Time and Place of One's Own : Women's Struggles for Solitude / Linda K. Christian-Smith.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585092419 (electronic bk.)
9780585092416 (electronic bk.)
0791415457
0791415465
OCLC # 42856466
Additional Format Print version: Center of the web. Albany : State University of New York Press, 1993 0791415457 (DLC) 92031366 (OCoLC)26503447
Table of Contents
 Introduction 
Pt. ISolitude and Identity 
 1A Reconnection to Self: Women and Solitude / Delese Wear3
 2Solitude, Suffering, and Personal Authority / Lynne McFall13
 3Reclaiming the Safety of solitude: Being With, Not Hiding From / Mara Sapon-Shevin25
 4Time Alone, Place Apart: The Role of Spiracy in Using the Power of Solitude / Jacqueline Jones Royster35
 5Who Am I When I'm Alone with Myself? / Jo Anne Pagano45
 6Claiming the Tenured Body / Elizabeth Ellsworth63
 7When We're Together, I Feel So Alone: Solitude in the Midst of a Crowd / Beth Rushing75
 8Borders of Solitude / Tuija Pulkkinen83
Pt. IISolitude and Culture 
 9A Unicorn's Memoirs: Solitude and the Life of Teaching and Learning / Kal Alston95
 10One-Way Mirrors, Alchemy, and Plentitude / Glorianne M. Leck109
 11Inner Life, Outer World: Women and Solitude in India / Darshan Perusek117
 12The Solitary Reader Revisited: Dialogues on a Working-Class Girlhood / Elyse Eidman-Aadahl135
 13Speaking in Tongues: An African-American Woman in the World and the Academy / Beverly M. Gordon153
 14Women, Single Life, and Solitude: A Plea to Rethink Curriculum / Susan Laird171
Pt. IIISolitude and Work 
 15Private Spaces: The Political Economy of Women's Solitude / Magda Lewis213
 16Opening the Closed Door / Ellen Michaelson225
 17Solitude and Irony: A Private Vision and Public Position / Elaine Atkins235
 18Solitary Spaces: Women, Teaching, and Curriculum / Janet L. Miller245
 19Writing Autobiographically in Solitude about Teaching: Why To; How To / Ann Berlak253
 20A Time and Place of One's Own: Women's Struggles for Solitude / Linda K. Christian-Smith265
 Contributing Authors271
 Index277


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