INTRODUCED BY RIANE EISLER International women’s guide to the myths, goddesses, gods and heroines that make up our mythological heritage.
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From the Egyptian goddess Sekhmet to the Maori Wai-nui and the Navajo Changing Bear Maiden, this unique and inclusive collection takes a fresh, gender-conscious look at myth, folk tale and legend from across the globe.
Divided into sections – the Near East, Europe, Asia, Oceania and America – each part outlines the mythological system of a particular culture, and then goes on to look at female mythic figures and their symbolic meanings, both within the mythic context and the culture as a whole. The result is a wonderfully diverse and insightful companion to the stories which have shaped our modern world.About the Author:
Carolyne Larrington is Supernumerary Fellow in Medieval English at St John’s College, Oxford.
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Book Description Pandora Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0044409923 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0010669
Book Description Pandora Press, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110044409923
Book Description Pandora Press, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0044409923