The Liberation of Winifred Bryan Horner: Writer, Teacher, and Women's Rights Advocate PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Elaine J. Lawless

The Liberation of Winifred Bryan Horner: Writer, Teacher, and Women's Rights Advocate

Indiana University Press
Publication date: June 2017
ISBN: 9780253032362
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This inspiring tale of grit and determination sprinkled with humor, wit, and a taste of irony is the story of Winifred Bryan Horner's journey from a life of domesticity on the family farm after World War II to becoming an Endowed Professor. Her compelling story is one of a woman's fight for equal rights and her ultimate success at a time when women were openly deemed "less than" men in the professional world. Winifred, a professional writer and consummate storyteller known to friends and family as Win, always assumed she would write her own memoir. But after retiring from teaching, she found that she could never find the time or inspiration to sit down and record the pivotal stories of her remarkable 92 years of life. Colleague and mentee Elaine J. Lawless devised a plan to interview Win about her life and allow her to tell stories with the intention that Win would edit the transcriptions into her memoir. Over four months, Elaine visited Win on Wednesdays to interview her about her life. Sadly, just one week after the conclusion of the final interview, Win unexpectedly passed away, before Elaine could give her the final transcripts. With the support of Win's family, Elaine set out to finish this book on Win's behalf.Win's story is one that will inspire and resonate with women as they continue to work toward equality in the world.
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The Liberation of Winifred Bryan Horner: Writer, Teacher, and Women's Rights Advocate PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Elaine J. Lawless
Indiana University Press, June 2017
ISBN: 9780253032362
EAN:  9780253032362
PDF (Adobe DRM)
List Price: $21.99 eBook price: $19.99
The Liberation of Winifred Bryan Horner: Writer, Teacher, and Women's Rights Advocate ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Elaine J. Lawless
Indiana University Press, September 2017
ISBN: 9780253032362
EAN:  2370007962228
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