Mythical Lovers, Divine Desires: The World's Great Love Legends

Mythical Lovers, Divine Desires: The World's Great Love Legends

by Sarah Bartlett
     
 

For eons, stories about sex gods and fertility goddesses have expressed our secret longings and deepest desires. This collection reveals sixteen of the world's most evocative tales of passion:
* Tristan and Iseult, the classic myth of doomed love
* Orpheus and Eurydice, and the dark passions of the Greek Underworld
* Shiva and Parvati, in an epic Indian tale…  See more details below

Overview

For eons, stories about sex gods and fertility goddesses have expressed our secret longings and deepest desires. This collection reveals sixteen of the world's most evocative tales of passion:
* Tristan and Iseult, the classic myth of doomed love
* Orpheus and Eurydice, and the dark passions of the Greek Underworld
* Shiva and Parvati, in an epic Indian tale of the mysteries of desire
* The Herdsman and the Weaver Girl, a Chinese story of love among the stars--and a dozen more love stories that are truly legendary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780713727180
Publisher:
Cassell P L C
Publication date:
06/30/1999
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
7.65(w) x 9.93(h) x 0.70(d)

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