Spider Women: A Tapestry of Creativity and Healing by Joan TurnerSpider Women: A Tapestry of Creativity and Healing by Joan Turner

Spider Women: A Tapestry of Creativity and Healing

EditorJoan Turner, Carol Rose

Paperback | May 15, 1999

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Spider Women: A Tapestry of Creativity and Healing weaves together the wisdom of Canadian writers, artists, therapists, clients, academics, musicians, educators, and others. It includes stories, essays, poetry, original music, art, and photography by urban Canadian women from Victoria to St. John’s and rural women from Verigin, Saskatchewan to Kelowna, British Columbia. In a variety of forms, the contributors describe the ways they use their creativity to overcome adversity, achieve empowerment, and work toward developing a more just and caring society. The personal and political aspects of women’s lives are examined by women from diverse cultures, classes, and age groups.

Joan Turner is a social worker and massage therapist. She is editor of Living the Changes, co–editor of Perspectives on Women, and contributing author to Healing Voices. Her writing has appeared in Pottersfield Portfolio, Motherworker, Backtalk, and Feminist Bookstore News. She was Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Work, Univers...
Title:Spider Women: A Tapestry of Creativity and HealingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.98 × 6.02 × 0.82 inPublished:May 15, 1999Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1896239447

ISBN - 13:9781896239446

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Containing paintings, poetry, stories, photography, music and essays by women of many different ages and backgrounds, this compelling book presents women's take on a common theme: recovery from adversity. Spider Women is a tapestry of sisterhood and empowerment, incorporating artwork from women across Canada. Whether these women are working to overcome death, divorce, violence, sexual abuse or sickness, their stories and creativity will inspire you.