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Rebecca Sullivan - Author

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Books by Rebecca Sullivan

The Art of Edible Flowers Recipes and ideas for floral salads, drinks, desserts and more

The Art of Edible Flowers Recipes and ideas for floral salads, drinks, desserts and more

Author: Rebecca Sullivan Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/05/2018

This gorgeous little book is a joyful exploration of the many ways in which flowers can be used in a range of delicious recipes. From Rose and Lavender Cocktail Syrup to Jasmine and Green Tea Ice Cream, the ideas and flavours are subtly, deliciously floral. Savoury options include Courgette Carpaccio with Wood Sorrel Flowers and Artichokes with Roasted Garlic and Chive Flowers, while the drinks range from Fermented Elderflower Fizz to soothing Poppy Milk. Rebecca's creative ideas and thoughtful approach make the entire process of cooking a mindful experience, from picking the flowers through to the very last bite. Bursting with beautiful creations and infused with natural flavours, this volume offers recipes suitable for all abilities.

The Art of Natural Cleaning Tips and techniques for a chemical-free, sparkling home

The Art of Natural Cleaning Tips and techniques for a chemical-free, sparkling home

Author: Rebecca Sullivan Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/05/2018

This handy little guide is the perfect companion for anyone who wants to keep their home sparklingly clean without resorting to chemical products. Rebecca draws on traditional cleaning techniques, bringing them up to date to suit the modern home. Taking the time to create your own cleaning products, from floor polish to washing up liquid, creates a more mindful approach to the home and encourages greater respect and care for our surroundings. With just a few simple ingredients, such as salt, bicarb, lemons and essential oils, your home can be clean, fresh and fragrant, as well as environmentally friendly. This inspiring guide is a must for anyone interested in living a simpler, more purposeful life.

The Art of Natural Beauty Homemade lotions and potions for the face and body

The Art of Natural Beauty Homemade lotions and potions for the face and body

Author: Rebecca Sullivan Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/05/2018

From Avocado and Rose Face Oil to Salt and Macadamia Hair Spritz, this handy little guide is the perfect companion for anyone who wants to save money (and the planet) by ditching chemical-filled, mass-produced beauty products and making their own natural ones at home. Rebecca Sullivan has researched and tested a whole range of treats and treatments for your face, body and hair, and even your teeth. Keep skin touchably soft with Chocolate Orange Body Butter, and create your own makeup palette using petal powders. With Lavender Lip Scrub and Calendula Barrier Cream, the ideas in this book will inspire you to overhaul your entire cosmetic collection and embrace the art of natural beauty.

The Art of Herbs for Health Treatments, tonics and natural home remedies

The Art of Herbs for Health Treatments, tonics and natural home remedies

Author: Rebecca Sullivan Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/05/2018

Herbal medicine has been used for centuries, and in this thoughtful and inspiring guide, Rebecca Sullivan shares a combination of traditional wisdom and modern ideas for anyone who wants to improve their health with herbs. The Treatment section includes Ginger and Pepperment Travel Sickness Pastilles and Herby Chest Rub, while the Drinks & Tonics chapter offers Sage and Lavender Kefir and Tarragon Tincture. There is also a selection of foods using herbs for health, including Herby Ice Lollies and Lemon Balm Bliss Balls. The book is also full of Rebecca's brilliant tips and advice - from soaking your feet in cool black tea to fix smelly feet to making ginger-infused ice cubes to combat nausea. With a detailed herb glossary and plenty of information about essential oils, this is an essential volume for every would-be modern apothecary.

The Art of the Natural Home

The Art of the Natural Home

Author: Rebecca Sullivan Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/05/2017

This book is perfect for those interested in sustainability, natural products and mindfulness. It's all about taking the time to create your own homemade products, from facemasks to floor polish and from medicinal honey to massage oil. Taking inspiration from her grandmother's generation, Rebecca Sullivan has put together this thoughtful and appealing manual to caring for yourself and your home. Traditional methods are resurrected or updated to suit the modern home, using simple, natural ingredients. The first part of the book is dedicated to the Home, and covers cleaning products for every room, recipes for pickles and preserves, and tips on everything from natural laundry treatments to how to grow your own cocktail garden. The second part covers Health & Beauty, and includes bath salts, make up, serums, perfumes and even beard oil, as well as healing remedies such as burn salves and herbal teas. This inspiring guide is a must for anyone interested in living a simpler, more purposeful life.

Sua Maxima Culpa Through Their Most Grievous Fault

Sua Maxima Culpa Through Their Most Grievous Fault

Author: Rebecca Sullivan Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/12/2016

Sua Maxima Culpa Through Their Most Grievous Fault

Sua Maxima Culpa Through Their Most Grievous Fault

Author: Rebecca Sullivan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/12/2016

Pornography Structures, Agency and Performance

Pornography Structures, Agency and Performance

Author: Rebecca Sullivan, Alan McKee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/09/2015

Written for a broad audience and grounded in cutting-edge, contemporary scholarship, this volume addresses some of the key questions asked about pornography today. What is it? For whom is it produced? What sorts of sexualities does it help produce? Why should we study it, and what should be the most urgent issues when we do? What does it mean when we talk about pornography as violence? What could it mean if we discussed pornography through frameworks of consent, self-determination and performance? This book places the arguments from conservative and radical anti-porn activists against the challenges coming from a new generation of feminist and queer porn performers and educators. Combining sensitive and detailed discussion of case studies with careful attention to the voices of those working in pornography, it provides scholars, activists and those hoping to find new ways of understanding sexuality with the first overview of the histories and futures of pornography.

Pornography Structures, Agency and Performance

Pornography Structures, Agency and Performance

Author: Rebecca Sullivan, Alan McKee Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/09/2015

Written for a broad audience and grounded in cutting-edge, contemporary scholarship, this volume addresses some of the key questions asked about pornography today. What is it? For whom is it produced? What sorts of sexualities does it help produce? Why should we study it, and what should be the most urgent issues when we do? What does it mean when we talk about pornography as violence? What could it mean if we discussed pornography through frameworks of consent, self-determination and performance? This book places the arguments from conservative and radical anti-porn activists against the challenges coming from a new generation of feminist and queer porn performers and educators. Combining sensitive and detailed discussion of case studies with careful attention to the voices of those working in pornography, it provides scholars, activists and those hoping to find new ways of understanding sexuality with the first overview of the histories and futures of pornography.

Bonnie Sherr Klein's 'Not a Love Story'

Bonnie Sherr Klein's 'Not a Love Story'

Author: Rebecca Sullivan Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/07/2014

Bonnie Sherr Klein's Not a Love Story provocatively examines the first Canadian film to explore pornography's role in society from a feminist perspective. Directed by Bonnie Sherr Klein for Studio D, the National Film Board's women's unit, the film featured both Klein and Lindalee Tracey, an activist, performance artist, and stripper, as they toured the seamier fringes of pornography and sex work in Montreal, Toronto, New York, and San Francisco. Censored in Ontario upon its release in 1981, Not a Love Story collided with the escalating Porn Wars that contributed to the tearing apart of the second-wave feminist movement. Using interviews with members of the crew and extensive archival research into the production process, Rebecca Sullivan delves into the creation and reception of Not a Love Story to explore the issues of censorship, sexual labour and performance, and documentary practice that the film raised. An insightful analysis not just of the film itself but of the issues which surround feminist analyses of pornography as a genre, Bonnie Sherr Klein's Not a Love Story offers a fresh assessment of Canada's women's movement and the politics of feminist filmmaking during a volatile era.

Bonnie Sherr Klein's 'Not a Love Story'

Bonnie Sherr Klein's 'Not a Love Story'

Author: Rebecca Sullivan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/07/2014

Bonnie Sherr Klein's Not a Love Story provocatively examines the first Canadian film to explore pornography's role in society from a feminist perspective. Directed by Bonnie Sherr Klein for Studio D, the National Film Board's women's unit, the film featured both Klein and Lindalee Tracey, an activist, performance artist, and stripper, as they toured the seamier fringes of pornography and sex work in Montreal, Toronto, New York, and San Francisco. Censored in Ontario upon its release in 1981, Not a Love Story collided with the escalating Porn Wars that contributed to the tearing apart of the second-wave feminist movement. Using interviews with members of the crew and extensive archival research into the production process, Rebecca Sullivan delves into the creation and reception of Not a Love Story to explore the issues of censorship, sexual labour and performance, and documentary practice that the film raised. An insightful analysis not just of the film itself but of the issues which surround feminist analyses of pornography as a genre, Bonnie Sherr Klein's Not a Love Story offers a fresh assessment of Canada's women's movement and the politics of feminist filmmaking during a volatile era.

Web Research in Academic Libraries

Web Research in Academic Libraries

Author: Rebecca Sullivan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/10/2010

Web Research in Academic Libraries (CLIP Note #41) provides information on teaching Web Research strategies in information literacy instruction. In the more complex electronic information environment, undergraduates gravitate to the Web for their information needs. To what extent and in what ways have academic libraries incorporated Web search strategies into their information literacy instruction? This CLIP Note gathers descriptions of current practice from college libraries of all sizes.

Let Every Day Take Care of Itself, World War I Letters to My Wife Stateside

Let Every Day Take Care of Itself, World War I Letters to My Wife Stateside

Author: Rebecca Sullivan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/04/2008

A soldier's first hand account of what daily life was like in the US Army during World War I, as told in letters home.

Visual Habits Nuns, Feminism, And American Postwar Popular Culture

Visual Habits Nuns, Feminism, And American Postwar Popular Culture

Author: Rebecca Sullivan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/06/2005

The 1950s and 60s were times of extraordinary social and political change across North America that re-drew the boundaries between traditional and progressive, conservative and liberal. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the history of Catholic nuns. During these two decades, nuns boldly experimented with their role in the church, removing their habits, rejecting the cloister, and fighting for social justice. The media quickly took to their cause and dubbed them 'the new nuns,' modern exemplars of liberated but sexually contained womanhood. With Visual Habits, Rebecca Sullivan brings this unexamined history of nuns to the fore, revisiting the intersection of three distinct movements - the Second Vatican Council, the second wave of feminism, and the sexual revolution - to explore the pivotal role nuns played in revamping cultural expectations of femininity and feminism. From The Nun's Story to The Flying Nun to The Singing Nun, nuns were a major presence in the mainstream media. Charting their evolving representation in film and television, popular music, magazines, and girls' literature, Sullivan discusses these images in the context of the period's seemingly unlimited potential for social change. In the process, she delivers a rich cultural analysis of a topic too long ignored.

Visual Habits Nuns, Feminism, And American Postwar Popular Culture

Visual Habits Nuns, Feminism, And American Postwar Popular Culture

Author: Rebecca Sullivan Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2005

The 1950s and 60s were times of extraordinary social and political change across North America that re-drew the boundaries between traditional and progressive, conservative and liberal. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the history of Catholic nuns. During these two decades, nuns boldly experimented with their role in the church, removing their habits, rejecting the cloister, and fighting for social justice. The media quickly took to their cause and dubbed them 'the new nuns,' modern exemplars of liberated but sexually contained womanhood. With Visual Habits, Rebecca Sullivan brings this unexamined history of nuns to the fore, revisiting the intersection of three distinct movements - the Second Vatican Council, the second wave of feminism, and the sexual revolution - to explore the pivotal role nuns played in revamping cultural expectations of femininity and feminism. From The Nun's Story to The Flying Nun to The Singing Nun, nuns were a major presence in the mainstream media. Charting their evolving representation in film and television, popular music, magazines, and girls' literature, Sullivan discusses these images in the context of the period's seemingly unlimited potential for social change. In the process, she delivers a rich cultural analysis of a topic too long ignored.