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Title The Desert is no lady : southwestern landscapes in women's writing and art / edited by Vera Norwood and Janice Monk.

Published New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, [1987]
©1987

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 UniM Store  700.88042 DESE MF10    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 283 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Notes Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 235-272.
Summary Over the past century, women artists and writers have expressed diverse creative responses to the landscape of the Southwest. "The Desert Is No Lady" provides a cross-cultureal perspective on women by examining Anglo, Hispanic, and Native American women's artistic expressions and the effect of their art in defining the southwestern landscape. "The Desert Is No Lady " has been made into a motion picture of the same title by Women Make movies, New York, NY "A beautifully crafted book. . . . Although it varies in intensity, the response of women to the environment is virtually always different from the male frontiersman's view of the land as inanimate, boundless, conquerable and controllable." --Polly Wells Kaufman in "Women's Review of Books" "A powerful masterpiece." --Eve Gruntfest in "The Professional Geographer"
Other author Norwood, Vera.
Monk, Janice J.
Subject Southwest, New, in art.
Arts, American -- Southwest, New.
Arts, Modern -- 20th century -- Southwest, New.
Women artists -- Southwest, New.
ISBN 0300036884 (alk. paper)
0300045883 (paperback)