The Resource Birthed from scorched hearts : women respond to war, compiled and edited by MariJo Moore, (electronic resource)

Birthed from scorched hearts : women respond to war, compiled and edited by MariJo Moore, (electronic resource)

Label
Birthed from scorched hearts : women respond to war
Title
Birthed from scorched hearts
Title remainder
women respond to war
Statement of responsibility
compiled and edited by MariJo Moore
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Award-winning author MariJo Moore asked women from around the world to consider the devastating nature of conflict?inner wars, outer wars, public battles, and personal losses. Their answers, in the form of poignant poetry and essays, examine war in all its permutations, beginning in 60 CE and continuing into the 21st century, from Ireland to Iraq and everywhere in between. With contributions from both well-known and first-time writers, this moving anthology encompasses a wide range of voices?a Blitz evacuee, an ex-slave, an incarcerated mother, former military personnel, survivors of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
  • 305.48/9692
  • 305.489692
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HQ1233
LC item number
.B57 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Moore, MariJo
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women and war
  • War
Label
Birthed from scorched hearts : women respond to war, compiled and edited by MariJo Moore, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Introduction 1; The Endurance of Women: Before the Beginning of Time and Onward 3; Medusa, The Gorgon 4; The Daughters of Boudicca 10; In Search of Hypatia 19; This Land Had Seen War Before 24; Birthed from Scorched Hearts 29; The Shields of the Earth 36; Finding Home 39; A Turned-Around World 42; Saga of American Truth 45; Dead All Over the Hills: An Interview with Ex-Slave Mrs. Phoebe Banks 49; Shelton Laurel Diary 54; Carrie McGavock: The High Priestess of the Temple of the Dead Boys 59; Vows 65; Rya's Rainbow 67; A World of War 71
  • Hermine Jungus Komnik's World Wars I and II Experiences and Results 72Granddaughter Song 80; War Is Never Done! 83; A Fragile Being 94; My Mother's Tattoo 96; War's Sorrow Visits Our Daughters and Sons 105; La Scarlettina 108; How I Became an Evacuee 117; Majestic Theater: A Landscape of War 126; Recsk: Not Even Ghosts Wish to Visit Here Again 133; Memoirs of Guarded Reflections 139; The Collectors 140; MIA, Foreign and Domestic 146; The Coffee Table Book of War: A Memoir 149; Patch Work: Picturing Vietnam 152; The Magellanic Clouds of Vietnam 161; Johnny Stack 164; Dodge Charger 166
  • A Woman Accompanied by the World 169A Snapshot in Time: War in Ireland 177; In Search of a Larger Truth: Eritrea My Ithaca 179; Lebanon, Summer 2006: A View from Cyprus 184; Different Kinds of War: Battles on the Home Front 193; How Could It Be? 194; You're White 197; A Glimpse into the Life of a Levantine 201; Indigenous Women and the Legacy of Oppression 210; Surfacing 218; The Cure 219; Visceral 220; Birthplace, Women's Maximum Security Prison, Date: 1985 222; Fall, 1998 225; Last Night the Moon 235; Re-Waging the Battles: Native American Women's Poetry and the Reinterpretation of War 238
  • Protestors, Participants, Peace: Why, Why Not, and When? 247Goodnight, Mr. President 248; Those Policemen Are Sleeping: A Call to the Children of Israel and Palestine 250; We Live in Violent Times 253; Protesting the War about to Begin: March 19, 2003 261; Apache Warrior-Apache Troop 262; Figures from the Iraq War 266; Sufi Dancing with Dad 268; After Reading Women on War 275; The Call 278; F-16 285; The Best Way to Honor My Son's Death Would Be to Bring the Troops Home 286; Grandma 292; Selections from A War You Carry in Your Pocket 294; Civics after Grace Paley 309
  • Two Young Lives before and after Enlistment 312Better a Good Warrior 321; Woman's War Cry 328; American Helmets 333; Requiem for Arrival 335; Acknowledgments 337; Permissions 339; About the Editor 341; Contributors 343
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (376 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781555918828
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000004464
  • (EBL)478740
  • (OCoLC)609854306
  • (SSID)ssj0000357224
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11254493
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000357224
  • (PQKBWorkID)10352515
  • (PQKB)11332912
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC478740
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000004464
Label
Birthed from scorched hearts : women respond to war, compiled and edited by MariJo Moore, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Introduction 1; The Endurance of Women: Before the Beginning of Time and Onward 3; Medusa, The Gorgon 4; The Daughters of Boudicca 10; In Search of Hypatia 19; This Land Had Seen War Before 24; Birthed from Scorched Hearts 29; The Shields of the Earth 36; Finding Home 39; A Turned-Around World 42; Saga of American Truth 45; Dead All Over the Hills: An Interview with Ex-Slave Mrs. Phoebe Banks 49; Shelton Laurel Diary 54; Carrie McGavock: The High Priestess of the Temple of the Dead Boys 59; Vows 65; Rya's Rainbow 67; A World of War 71
  • Hermine Jungus Komnik's World Wars I and II Experiences and Results 72Granddaughter Song 80; War Is Never Done! 83; A Fragile Being 94; My Mother's Tattoo 96; War's Sorrow Visits Our Daughters and Sons 105; La Scarlettina 108; How I Became an Evacuee 117; Majestic Theater: A Landscape of War 126; Recsk: Not Even Ghosts Wish to Visit Here Again 133; Memoirs of Guarded Reflections 139; The Collectors 140; MIA, Foreign and Domestic 146; The Coffee Table Book of War: A Memoir 149; Patch Work: Picturing Vietnam 152; The Magellanic Clouds of Vietnam 161; Johnny Stack 164; Dodge Charger 166
  • A Woman Accompanied by the World 169A Snapshot in Time: War in Ireland 177; In Search of a Larger Truth: Eritrea My Ithaca 179; Lebanon, Summer 2006: A View from Cyprus 184; Different Kinds of War: Battles on the Home Front 193; How Could It Be? 194; You're White 197; A Glimpse into the Life of a Levantine 201; Indigenous Women and the Legacy of Oppression 210; Surfacing 218; The Cure 219; Visceral 220; Birthplace, Women's Maximum Security Prison, Date: 1985 222; Fall, 1998 225; Last Night the Moon 235; Re-Waging the Battles: Native American Women's Poetry and the Reinterpretation of War 238
  • Protestors, Participants, Peace: Why, Why Not, and When? 247Goodnight, Mr. President 248; Those Policemen Are Sleeping: A Call to the Children of Israel and Palestine 250; We Live in Violent Times 253; Protesting the War about to Begin: March 19, 2003 261; Apache Warrior-Apache Troop 262; Figures from the Iraq War 266; Sufi Dancing with Dad 268; After Reading Women on War 275; The Call 278; F-16 285; The Best Way to Honor My Son's Death Would Be to Bring the Troops Home 286; Grandma 292; Selections from A War You Carry in Your Pocket 294; Civics after Grace Paley 309
  • Two Young Lives before and after Enlistment 312Better a Good Warrior 321; Woman's War Cry 328; American Helmets 333; Requiem for Arrival 335; Acknowledgments 337; Permissions 339; About the Editor 341; Contributors 343
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (376 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781555918828
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000004464
  • (EBL)478740
  • (OCoLC)609854306
  • (SSID)ssj0000357224
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11254493
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000357224
  • (PQKBWorkID)10352515
  • (PQKB)11332912
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC478740
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000004464

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