Spider-Women

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Author: Various

Publisher: Marvel Entertainment

ISBN: 130248933X

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 136

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SPIDER-GWEN, SPIDER-WOMAN and SILK come together for the Spider-Event of 2016! Jessica Drew, Spider-Woman, has decided to step-up her mentoring of the younger, less-experienced Gwen Stacy and Cindy Moon. But when the trio gets trapped in Gwen's Universe, at the hands of an alternate Cindy Moon and her sinister organization S.I.L.K., there's not time for any more practice. This action-packed story will change the heroic course for all three Spider-Women! COLLECTING:ÿSILK #7-8, SPIDER-GWEN #7-8, SPIDER-WOMAN #6-7.

Spider Woman

A Story of Navajo Weavers and Chanters

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Author: Gladys Amanda Reichard

Publisher: UNM Press

ISBN: 9780826317933

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 287

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This lively account of a pioneering anthropologist's experiences with a Navajo family grew out of the author's desire to learn to weave as a way of participating in Navajo culture rather than observing it from the outside. In 1930, when Gladys Reichard came to stay with the family of Red-Point, a well-known Navajo singer, it was unusual for an anthropologist to live with a family and become intimately connected with women's activities. First published in 1934 for a popular audience, Spider Woman is valued today not just for its information on Navajo culture but as an early example of the kind of personal, honest ethnography that presents actual experiences and conversations rather than generalizing the beliefs and behaviors of a whole culture. Readers interested in Navajo weaving will find it especially useful, but Spider Woman's picture of daily life goes far beyond rugs to describe trips to the trading post, tribal council meetings, curing ceremonies, and the deaths of family members.

Fist of the Spider Woman: Tales of Fear & Queer Desire

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Author: Amber Dawn

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 1458760812

Category: Fiction

Page: 248

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Traditional horror has often portrayed female characters in direct relation to their sexual role according to men, such as the lascivious victim or innocent heroine; even vampy, powerful female villains, such as the classic noir ''spider women,'' use their sexual prowess to seduce and overwhelm married men. Fist of the Spider Woman is a revelatory anthology of horror stories by queer and transgressive women and others that disrupts reality as queer women know it, instilling both fear and arousal while turning traditional horror iconography on its head. In this collection, horror (including gothic, noir, and speculative writing) is defined as that which both titillates and terrorizes, forcing readers to confront who they are. Kristya Dunnion's ''Homeland'' reveals the horrors that lurk on your average night in a lesbian bar; Elizabeth Bachinsky's ''Postulation on the Violent Works of the Marquis de Sade'' is a response to Sade from a feminist (yet kinky) perspective; and Amber Dawn's ''Here Lies the Last Lesbian Rental'' is a paranormal fantasia about urban gentrification, set in a house rented by lesbians on the eve that it is sold to new owners. Subversive, witty, sexy - and scary - Fist of the Spider Woman poses two questions; ''What do queer women fear the most?'' and ''What do queer women desire the most?''

Spider Woman's Web

Traditional Native American Tales about Women's Power

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Author: Susan Hazen-Hammond

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780399525469

Category: Social Science

Page: 242

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A collection of folklore celebrates the power of women and the treachery of human nature

Spider Woman Walks this Land

Traditional Cultural Properties and the Navajo Nation

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Author: Kelli Carmean

Publisher: Rowman Altamira

ISBN: 9780759102446

Category: Social Science

Page: 175

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Carmean's book focuses on traditional cultural properties and cultural resource management among native people in the United States. Describing her work with the Navajo Nation, she examines the specific geographical locations and landforms that contain significant cultural and/or religious meaning to the Navajo people. She outlines how the cultural value of the sacred geography can be in direct opposition to the need to modernize, including building roads, power lines, housing, and a variety of natural resource extraction activities that can earn much-needed money for the tribe. The book describes the legal process through which traditional cultural properties are managed during federal undertakings. Carmean outlines the dilemma of 'sustainability' common to many traditional societies as well as to the Navajo Nation, as they undergo the tremendous cultural changes that accompany industrialization and seek a balance between continuity and change. It is written as an accessible text for undergraduates, and for an interested general public.

Manuel Puig and the Spider Woman

His Life and Fictions

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Author: Suzanne Jill Levine

Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

ISBN: 9780299175740

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 448

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This is the first biography, now available in paperback, of Manuel Puig (1932–1990), Argentinian author of Kiss of the Spider Woman and pioneer of high camp. Suzanne Jill Levine, his principal English translator, draws upon years of friendship as well as copious research and interviews

Spider Woman

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Author: Gladys A. Reichard

Publisher: Library of Alexandria

ISBN: 1465536345

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Spider Woman's Granddaughters

Traditional Tales and Contemporary Writing by Native American Women

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Author: Paula Gunn Allen

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 044990508X

Category: History

Page: 279

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Traditional tales and contemporary writing by Native American Women.

100 Things Spider-Man Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die

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Author: Mark Ginocchio,Tom DeFalco

Publisher: Triumph Books

ISBN: 1633197670

Category: Art

Page: 336

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Every Spider-Man fan knows Peter Parker's origin story, knows about his clashes with the Green Goblin, and is eager to see actor Tom Holland don the red and blue suit on the big screen. But do you know the genesis of Venom or the Sinister Six? Have you ever tried Aunt May's famous wheatcakes? 100 Things Spider-Man Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource for true fans of the character. Whether you're a die-hard comic book reader from the Silver Age or a new follower of the popular movies, these are the 100 things all fans need to know and do in their lifetime. Writer and podcaster Mark Ginocchio has collected every essential piece of Spider-Man knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan superstardom!