Drums of Change

The Story of Running Fawn

Author: Janette Oke

Publisher: Bethany House Pub

ISBN: 9781556618185

Category: Fiction

Page: 235

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Running Fawn, a young Blackfoot woman living in southern Alberta, finds herself torn between the old ways and the new as white settlers continue to encroach on her tribal lands, a disease devastates her family, and her father discovers a new faith in Christianity

Beyond the Gathering Storm (Canadian West Book #5)

Author: Janette Oke

Publisher: Bethany House

ISBN: 9781441203502

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Henry--a Canadian Mountie like his father--struggles between the call of duty and the call of his heart. When he informs a young logger's wife of her husband's death, the memory of that loss haunts him for years. Assigned to a new beat five years later, he rediscovers Amber and gains her trust...and eventually her heart.

Romancing God

Evangelical Women and Inspirational Fiction

Author: Lynn S. Neal

Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN: 0807829986

Category: Religion

Page: 245

View: 8405


In the world of the evangelical romance novel, sex and desire are mitigated by an omnipresent third party-the divine. Thus romance is not just an encounter between lovers, but a triangle of affection: man, woman, and God. Although this literature is often

Western Women's Lives

Continuity and Change in the Twentieth Century

Author: Sandra Schackel

Publisher: UNM Press

ISBN: 9780826322456

Category: Social Science

Page: 440

View: 9539


An anthology of essays about 20th-century women living in the western U.S., showing that the image of the pioneer woman has been replaced not with another dominant one, but with many.

The Athenæum

A Journal of Literature, Science, the Fine Arts, Music, and the Drama

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A



Page: N.A

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Women's Work

Nationalism and Contemporary African American Women's Novels

Author: Courtney Thorsson

Publisher: University of Virginia Press

ISBN: 0813934494

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 240

View: 7231


In Women’s Work, Courtney Thorsson reconsiders the gender, genre, and geography of African American nationalism as she explores the aesthetic history of African American writing by women. Building on and departing from the Black Arts Movement, the literary fiction of such writers as Toni Cade Bambara, Paule Marshall, Gloria Naylor, Ntozake Shange, and Toni Morrison employs a cultural nationalism—practiced by their characters as "women's work"—that defines a distinct contemporary literary movement, demanding attention to the continued relevance of nation in post–Black Arts writing. Identifying five forms of women's work as organizing, dancing, mapping, cooking, and inscribing, Thorsson shows how these writers reclaimed and revised cultural nationalism to hail African America.