Giving Birth, Finding Form

The Giving Birth, Finding Form app brings together three eminent writers of our day in a tour de force about life, art, and the will to create. Recorded ...

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The Giving Birth, Finding Form app brings together three eminent writers of our day in a tour de force about life, art, and the will to create. Recorded live at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, Alice Walker, Isabel Allendé, and Jean Shinoda Bolen speak about their lives, their books, and how creativity can kindle the feminine spirit. Using words and stories like careful brushstrokes, they draw us into the sagas of their lives and show us how pain, anger, and sorrow give birth to the treasure that is their writing. Especially helpful for those struggling to express their own creativity, the Giving Birth, Finding Form app helps us understand better the lives of all women. Contents include: - Where books come from - Alice Walker in Kenya - Transforming anger - Enjoying the writing process - Being a “story hunter” - The prophetic quality in women’s writing - Confession and psychology - Connecting with ancient knowledge - Woman writer as the stranger - The nature of God - Stories and anecdotes - A helpful question-and-answer session with the audience The Giving Birth, Finding Form app features: - For all women seeking a greater understanding of the creative self: three writers explore their lives, their loves, and their art (1 hour, 30 minutes of audio) - A Good Minute—video selections that offer concentrated wisdom to inspire you anytime - A relaxing slide show - An interactive vine garden to enjoy while listening (iPad only) - Bookmarking to help you easily find your favorite content About the Authors Alice Walker, Isabel Allendé, and Jean Shinoda Bolen, MD, are respected around the world for their contributions as writers, women, and teachers. Alice Walker, best known as the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Color Purple, is a prolific poet, essayist, short story writer, and novelist. She is the recipient of numerous professional awards, including the American Book Award. Her work has been translated into 22 languages. Isabel Allendé is a leading South American journalist and writer. Born in Peru, she has lived in Chilé and Venezuela. She is the author of The House of Spirits, Of Love and Shadows, and Stories of Eva Luna. Jean Shinoda Bolen, MD, is an international lecturer, clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of San Francisco, Jungian analyst, and writer. Dr. Bolen’s books include Ring of Power, Goddesses in Everywoman, and The Tao of Psychology.


Technical specifications

Version: 1.0.4

Size: 24.48 MB


Price: 10,80 €

Developed by Sounds True

Day of release: 2013-06-28

Recommended age: 4+

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