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Sleeping with One Eye Open
by Marilyn Kallet


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How do women writers cope with changes and juggle the demands in their already full lives to make time for their lives as artists? In this anthology, noted female novelists, journalists, essayists, poets, and nonfiction writers address the old and new challenges of "doing it all" that face women writers as the twenty-first century approaches.  Read more...


 
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Overview

How do women writers cope with changes and juggle the demands in their already full lives to make time for their lives as artists? In this anthology, noted female novelists, journalists, essayists, poets, and nonfiction writers address the old and new challenges of "doing it all" that face women writers as the twenty-first century approaches. With eloquence, sensitivity, and more than a touch of wry humor, "Sleeping with One Eye Open" relates positive stories from women who lead effective lives as artists, emphasizing how sources of inspiration, discipline, resourcefulness, and determination help them succeed despite the obstacle of "no time."

The title essay, Judith Ortiz Cofer's "The Woman Who Slept with One Eye Open," defines the collection. Cofer relates the ways in which a mythological story from her Puerto Rican culture gave her confidence and courage, encouraging her creative success and emphasizing the rewards of "women's

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780820321530
  • ISBN-10: 0820321532
  • Publisher: University of Georgia Press
  • Publish Date: November 1999
  • Page Count: 248
  • Dimensions: 9.01 x 6.05 x 0.74 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.83 pounds


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