The story of Matilda Joslyn Gage, a key figure in the 19th-century women's suffrage movement. Her advanced feminist thought resulted in her exclusion from the movement and its history. Gage connected all of women's oppression to patriarchy and attacked the church as its prime sponsor.
Defiant to the end (she hanged herself in prison on July 23, 1926), Kaneko Fumiko wrote this memoir as an indictment of the society that oppressed her, the family that abused and neglected her, and the imperial system that drove her to her death.
This text is the autobiography of 20th-century mathematician, Laurent Schwartz. Other than for the discovery of the theory of distributions which earned him a 1950 Fields Medal, Laurent is also famous for his contributions to society as a whole in his teachings and protests against war.
Tailleferre was one of the French composers who were known in the 1920s as "Les Six". This book examines her musical work during and after this brief period, which, in total, span 70 years. It aims to bring a sense of justice to her legacy and demonstrate the importance of her work after the 1920s.
Allen Sapp's career as a composer, teacher and administrator is presented in this biography. It chronicles his studies and early career, followed by a listing of Sapp's works and performances featuring excerpts from performance reviews. A discography lists all commercially produced recordings.
An accessible and comprehensive introduction to the life and thought of the Swiss reformer and theologian, The book provides a clear discussion of the main themes in Zwingli's thought, setting his ideas in a historical context, and comparing them with those of other contemporary reformers such as Erasmus and Luther.
The entries in this reference provide biographical information and critical commentary on literary journalists and editors ranging from Daniel Defoe to Charles Dickens, Mark Twain to Truman Capote, and Joseph Wambaugh to Bill Moyers.
Einhorn presents a rhetorical analysis of Abraham Lincoln's speaking, seeking to define his view toward public speaking, characteristics of his rhetoric, his use of humour, and the development of his various addresses while president.
Plain-speaking Harry S Truman is assessed for his presidential rhetoric in this in-depth critical analysis that provides texts of major speeches and material useful to researchers in presidential libraries.