Renowned for her generosity, jane rule offered her final collection of short essays, loving the difficult (2008) to hedgerow press, a sidney-based imprint of neophyte publisher joan coldwell this little book is arguably her best because it captures her provocative wisdom as an inspirational progressive thinker. Jane vance rule was born on march 28, 1931 in plainfield, new jersey, the middle child and elder daughter of carlotta jane (née hink) and arthur richards rule jr. Immediately download the jane rule summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching jane rule. Jane vance rule, cm, obc (28 march 1931 - 27 november 2007) was a canadian writer of lesbian-themed novels and non-fiction.
Memory—and the tenuousness of life—is the theme of this deeply moving novel by jane rule when the novel opens, diana's twin brother, david, a widower in his mid-sixties, is looking back on his life. Jane rule (2013) lesbian images: essays, p21, open road media 7 copy quote as a writer, i must be free to say what is in all the diversity i can command i. [jane rule's] outlander is a collection of stories and essays about the lives of lesbians outlander reflects the courage it takes to speak out of imposed silences—and in doing so, makes room.
Jane (vance) rule 1931- american-born canadian novelist, short story writer, and essayist an avowed lesbian, rule writes with clarity and insight about the struggles and triumphs peculiar to. Known for her frankness and clear thinking, jane rule died on galiano island off the bc coast in 2007 at the age of 76, having published countless short stories, books of essays and several. The essays in this inspiring collection analyze the craft of writing and the art of living and loving jane rule shares her insights into the creative process, sexual fidelity, feminist politics, and the transformative power of love. Jane rule (author) jane rule (1931-2007) was the author of several novels and essay collections, including the groundbreaking lesbian love storydesert of the heart (1964),which was made into the feature film desert hearts.
Jane rule continued to write the occasional essay and non-fiction piece however she was surprised to discover recently that she had written 46 essays, which she'd typed out the old fashioned way. Remembering jane rule september 22nd, 2012 for six decades, jane vance jinx rule was one of the most mature, humourous and responsible voices in canadian letters, and for twenty years she was a close friend to this publication. Jane rule (1931-2007) was the author of several novels and essay collections, including the groundbreaking lesbian love story desert of the heart (1964), which was made into the feature film desert hearts. Jane vance rule was a canadian writer of lesbian-themed novels and non-fiction american by birth and canadian by choice, rule's pioneering work as a writer and activist reached across borders rule was born on march 28, 1931, in plainfield, new jersey, and raised in the midwest and california she. In the outlander stories, jane rule evokes a startling variety of lesbian lives with the sure-handed artistry that readers have come to expect from her work in the essays following, she analyzes lesbian and gay concerns with a tough independence of mind that makes the true 'outlander'.
Jane vance rule, cm, obc, writer, teacher and activist (born 28 march 1931 in plainfield, nj died 27 november 2007 in galiano island, bc) rule was a ground-breaking novelist and essayist whose work explored the lives of lesbians, beginning at a time when homosexuality was still a crime in canada (see lgbt rights in canada. Jane rule was an internationally renowned canadian writer, the author of seven novels, a book of literary criticism, and several collections of short stories and essays best known as a feminist and lesbian writer, rule was also a champion of civil liberties. The harvest, the kill jane rule i live among vegetarians of various persuasions and moral meat eaters therefore when i have guests for dinner i pay rather more attention to the. In the last essay jane rule would ever write, she says the dried-up swimming pool in her backyard, reminds her of 'an open grave'' credit: (estate of jane rule) the writer jane rule was inducted into the order of canada in 2007, which was the same year that she died.
Lesbian images opens with a disclaimer from the author: this book is not intended to be a comprehensive literary or cultural history of lesbians rather, as jane rule goes on to tell us, her goal is to present her own attitudes and measure them against the images of lesbianism as depicted by other female authors. The person who associates jane rule with censorship might want to read some of the essays in a hot-eyed moderate before issuing a final verdict and i have to put in that ms rule was born in my home town: plainfield, new jersey. Jane rule's personal correspondence remained restricted until her death in 2007 related records may be found in the helen sonthoff fonds, the joan coldwell fonds, the ellen stephen, osh fonds, and the ann micou fonds. Jane rule: jane rule, american-born canadian novelist, essayist, and short-story writer known for her exploration of lesbian themes upon graduation from mills college, oakland, calif, in 1952, rule studied briefly at university college, london, and stanford university.