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Westkott, Marcia
Analyzes the theories of this 1920's psychoanalyst who explored the conflict between dependency and ambition and applies them to modern feminism. 242pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Slight fading to spine.
Yale University Press, 1986, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0300042043
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Inventory #25906
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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Edited By Gustafson, Paula and Nisse & Gogarty, Amy
This volume features 21 essays and critical commentaries by acclaimed Canadian practitioners, educators and curators, demonstrating the range of critical thought about craft as presented in symposiums, exhibition catalogues and art journals. Over 40 full-colour photographs of works in craft media including fibre, ceramics, metal, wood and 'new materials' accompany the essays. The texts in this volume explore the conceptual, social and cultural significance of craft practice today, and describe new initiatives in conceptualising craft practices in contemporary life. Essays by prominent academics and theorists such as Sandra Alfoldy, Paul Mathieu, Arlene Oak, and Kirsty Robertson discuss craft in terms of political and social activism, gender theory, semiotics and aesthetics, analysing shifting boundaries between craft, fine art and design.Artists Mackenzie Frere, Murray Gibson and Ruth Scheuing discuss their own work, providing insight into the relationship between skill, technology, history and personal expression. The diversity of contemporary craft practice is well-represented in essays by Mireille Perron, Shannon Stratton, Glenn Allison and others, whose thoughtful analyses raise challenging questions about craft practice today. This volume substantiates academic advancement of craft curricula and provides an authoritative springboard for debate and discussion among craft practitioners, educators, curators and collectors.213pp.
Ronsdale Press, 2007, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781553800521
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Inventory #22942
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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Matthews, T. S.
Mattews shows us glimpses of his life in Princeton, Oxford, pre-tourism Mallorca, rural New Jersey and Florida. He tells an honest and moving story about his life and marriage, reflecting on life, writing and friendship, presenting an unforgettable picture of Robert Graves.N.B. Previouw owners book plate on front paste down. Head and tail of D/J spine rubbed. 354pp.
Cassell, 1979, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First British Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0304304085
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Inventory #23484
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.60 approx. - € 5.80 approx.)
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Brahmasamhara, Yogi
This is a book on meditation that takes people beyond where most other such books have taken them. It is a book of wisdom - wisdom for its understanding of human nature, wisdom for its answers to the unhappiness in modern life, and wisdom for the person-to-person way in which it is written. Among the numerous books written about meditation, this one jumps out - the author is a boy from the country who knows the modern way of life and its stresses and distresses first hand. The book is practical, easy to read and comprehensive. It is written in a warm, gentle, easy-to-follow manner. The author mixes the text with humorous stories about his Masters and drawn from his own life. 296pp.
Rockpool Publishing, 2011, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781921878008
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Inventory #28165
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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Maclagan, Patrick

Sage Publications, 1998, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0803976801
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Inventory #29655
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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