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Published: 01 September 2021

320 Pages | 32 illustrations

9 × 6 inches

ISBN: 9781949979398

Bookseller Code (06)

Pamela Colman Smith

Artist, Feminist, and Mystic

Elizabeth Foley O'Connor

Clemson University Press in association with Liverpool University Press

  • Puts Colman Smith's biographical details in context within a feminist, modernist, postcolonial lens
  • Focuses on the impact of primitivism and how throughout her life, Colman Smith was consistently raced as "other," with contemporaries describing her as Asian, black, or even an indeterminate "creature"
  • Provides new details on Colman Smith's childhood, early life in Jamaica and years at Pratt, including in depth discussion of unpublished early plays she wrote for her miniature theatre