This quantity explores greater than centuries of literature at the First girls, from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama, offering the 1st historiographical assessment of those vital girls in U.S. heritage.
• Underlines the turning out to be scholarly appreciation of the 1st girls and the evolution of the location because the 18th century
• Explores the impression of those girls not just on White housekeeping, yet on elections, presidential regulations, social motives, and in shaping their husbands' legacies
• Brings the 1st women into crisp historiographical concentration, assessing how those girls and their contributions were perceived either in renowned literature and scholarly debate
• presents concise biographical remedies for every First girl
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This personal connection is essential to me because a large part of my own way of learning is contingent upon experiencing, touching, feeling, and bringing into existence my own ways of articulating, exploring and unfolding. Without this kind of immediate and personal engagement, I can only partially know what it means to be an artist, teacher, researcher and writer. This way of working is at times deeply reflective and personal while also being necessarily available to a diverse audience of researchers, educators and artists.
In order to describe how to push the theatre and society to new understandings and limits, Artaud uses the metaphor of the plague. This metaphor works extremely well for Artaud since the plague4 actually decomposes the body while an individual is still living and causes one to take all actions/gestures/sounds to a limit that was previously unfathomable. For the actor, this meant that they take on a form that negates itself to just the degree it frees itself and dissolves into universality (Artaud, 1938/1958, p.
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