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Desert is No Lady: Southwestern Landscapes in Womens Writing and Art Vera Norwood

Desert is No Lady: Southwestern Landscapes in Womens Writing and Art

Vera Norwood

Published August 1st 1989
ISBN : 9780300045888
Paperback
298 pages
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Over the past century, women artists and writers have expressed diverse creative responses to the landscape of the Southwest. The Desert Is No Lady provides a cross-cultureal perspective on women by examining Anglo, Hispanic, and Native AmericanMoreOver the past century, women artists and writers have expressed diverse creative responses to the landscape of the Southwest. The Desert Is No Lady provides a cross-cultureal perspective on women by examining Anglo, Hispanic, and Native American womens artistic expressions and the effect of their art in defining the southwestern landscape.The Desert Is No Lady has been made into a motion picture of the same title by Women Make movies, New York, NYA beautifully crafted book. . . . Although it varies in intensity, the response of women to the environment is virtually always different from the male frontiersmans view of the land as inanimate, boundless, conquerable and controllable. —Polly Wells Kaufman in Womens Review of BooksA powerful masterpiece. —Eve Gruntfest in The Professional Geographer