Joan of Arc: The Girl Who Saves Cities
Statues and monuments tell us about ourselves mostly, what we hope to remember and be remembered by.
Adrian Shirk is the author of And Your Daughters Shall Prophesy , narrative expeditions of American women prophets and spiritual icons, from Counterpoint Press. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, Atlas Obscura, The Morning News and others. She teaches women's studies and creative writing at Pratt Institute, and lives on the border of the Bronx and Yonkers, with her husband Sweeney and Quentin the cat.
More by this author
Eddy’s lifetime of illness, and her encounters with medical therapies, poised her as an instrument of revelation.
More in this series
In the sky you could watch history happen as though on the world’s most massive TV, and history’s wreckage could rain down on you at the park with your friends.