Muse | Beginning with an epigraph by Robert Graves, which asserts that “woman is muse or she is nothing,” the poems in Muse explore the concepts of influence, creativity, and gender by evoking the tragic figure of Elizabeth Siddal... In sensual and evocative language, Dawn Marie Kresan shifts voices and perspectives, from Siddal’s loss and heartbreak over her stillborn daughter to the poet’s lighthearted reproach of artist William Holman Hunt’s depiction of the Lady of Shalott. #booksforher
As a Fabian and lifelong socialist, Shaw believed that economic inequality was a poison destroying every aspect of our lives. Family affections and relations between the sexes were perverted by it. From Parliament to eduction our institutions were corrupted at the root by pecuniary interest ...
Reporting on a range of historical and contemporary female builders and designers, this educational book strives to inspire a new generation of girls in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and math. -S,T,E
The little-known story of the rebellious Annabella Milbanke, a talented poet and mathematician. Her tumultuous marriage to Byron and his subsequent abandonment led to her bringing up her daughter Ada Lovelace and adopted daughter Medora Leigh (child of Byron's incestuous relationship with his sister) alone. The book looks at her friendship with Harriet Beecher Stowe and other notables and shows how her support for her daughter's education enabled Ada Lovelace develop her mathematical genius.