Stone mirrors
14,99 $

Stone mirrors

JEANNINE ATKINS


Stone mirrors

JEANNINE ATKINS

14,99 $ 14,99 $
Régulier: 14,99 $
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Livre en anglais
Habituellement expédié en 2 à 12 semaines
Résumé
From critically acclaimed author Jeannine Atkins comes a “memorable, poetic tale” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) about a half Native American, half African American sculptor working in the years following the Civil War. A sculptor of historical figures starts with givens but creates her own vision. Edmonia Lewis was just such a sculptor, but she never spoke or wrote much about her past, and the stories that have come down through time are often vague or contradictory. Some facts are known: Edmonia was the daughter of an Ojibwe woman and an African-Haitian man. She had the rare opportunity to study art at Oberlin, one of the first schools to admit women and people of color, but lost her place after being accused of poisoning and theft, despite being acquitted of both. She moved to Boston and eventually Italy, where she became a successful sculptor. But the historical record is very thin. The open questions about Edmonia’s life seem ideally suited to verse, a form that is compatible with mysteries. Inspired by both the facts and the gaps in history, author Jeannine Atkins imagines her way into a vision of what might have been.
Détails
Titre
Stone mirrors
Éditeur
Prix
14,99 $
Format Poche
Non
Langue
Anglais/English
Date de publication
2018-01-02
ISBN
9781481459068
Code Interne
2423002
Numéro de produit
12989496

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