Born in France, Danielle lived most of her adult life abroad: England, Venezuela, USA (Ohio, South Carolina). She has travelled extensively elsewhere. A baby boomer, she got a licence-ès-lettres in 1968. She studied English at Lyon 2, Arts in Venezuela, French at UC. She holds an MA and a PhD in French Literature. She taught French, Spanish and Pottery in schools, then as a Professor at the University of South Carolina.
An arts lover, she now lives in the South of France. This book and collages were her personal therapy, the reflection of her moods as she fought cancer and neuropathy.
Tracking the Meanders of the Self
When facing cancer, far from her family and country, alone, Danielle found the strength she needed to fight, in personal expression. She confided her innermost thoughts to her modest art forms. It became a survival quest, an exercise in human resilience. Images and added poems helped her conjure up ...