On Second Thought: Learned Women Reflect on Profession, Community, Purpose (Paperback)Luisa Del Giudice (editor)
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Lives and words are gathered and generously shared, allowing these women to make sense of their own lives while mentoring a wider circle of younger and older readers alike. These "travel tales" of journeys through knowledge and self-knowledge will inform, challenge, surprise, entertain, and inspire.
Publisher: University of Utah Press,U.S.
Number of pages: 336
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
"These women bring both experience and an ability to see the overarching picture as they examine the paths that have led to their current positions. Not since Mary Catherine Bateson's Composing a Life have I seen something similar."
--Kerry Noonan, Associate Professor, Core Division, Champlain College
"Very well written and engaging. Reading this collection was an enriching and significant experience. These are women who don't mess around!"
--Cristina Bacchilega, author of Fairy Tales Transformed?: 21st-Century Adaptations and the Politics of Wonder
"This book is a visionary collection of essays examining the cultural and spiritual wellsprings that have sustained the contributors' scholarship and shaped their purpose as women of learning."
--Tamara Beauboeuf-Lafontant, author of Behind the Mask of the Strong Black Woman
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