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Rosemond Tuve: A Life of the Mind [Hardcover]

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This is the biography of Rosemond Tuve, a remarkable woman scholar, who began life on the prairies of South Dakota and rose to honor and acclaim in the United States and abroad. Professor "Roz" Tuve believed passionately in the power of education to transform the lives of men and women. Her story is told mainly in her own compelling voice through personal letters, diaries, and lectures that are witty, profound, and eminently readable. Tuve was an internationally recognized Renaissance scholar, lecturing extensively in the US, France and Germany throughout her lifetime. A tenured professor at Connecticut College, she was the first visiting professor to Harvard University in 1958, and to Princeton University in 1961. She received a Fulbright fellowship in 1957, and received a NATO fellowship in 1960 to Aarhus University in Denmark. An inspiring story of one of the leading educators of her time, a reading of Rosemond Tuve is a reflection on education and rewards of the life of the mind.

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Pages   347
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.18" Width: 6.46" Height: 1.1"
Weight:   1.5 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Feb 1, 2004
Publisher   Peter E. Randall Publisher
ISBN  1931807205  
ISBN13  9781931807203  

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1Books > Subjects > Biographies & Memoirs > General
2Books > Subjects > Biographies & Memoirs > Professionals & Academics > Educators
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4Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > World Literature > United States > History & Criticism > Literary Theory
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Personal letters add a revealing touch  Jun 12, 2004
Rosemond Tuve: A Life Of The Mind is a biography of the remarkable female scholar Rosemond Tuve (1903-1964), especially known for her expertise concerning the English Renaissance, who became the first woman to lecture in the English departments of Harvard and Princeton, and to be appointed professor at the University of Pennsylvania. Her success as a gifted teacher and in earning a place in a male-dominated profession distinguish her life and achievements. Personal letters add a revealing touch to this inspirational life story of learning, growing, and rising to challenges.
Inspiring story of a pioneering woman educator.  Mar 13, 2004
This is a great biography of Rosemond Tuve, a remarkable woman scholar, who began life on the prairies of South Dakota and rose to honor and acclaim in the United States and Europe.

This inspiring story is a reflection on education and the rewards of the life of the mind. Believing that education is a series of transformative experiences - she had a profound impact on all who knew her. I highly recommend this insightful, engrossing new biography of a truly remarkable woman.

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