Women as Mythmakers: Poetry and Visual art by Twentieth Century Women

Women as Mythmakers: Poetry and Visual art by Twentieth Century Women

by Estella Lauter
ISBN-10:
0253203252
ISBN-13:
9780253203250
Pub. Date:
07/28/1984
Publisher:
Indiana University Press

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Women as Mythmakers: Poetry and Visual art by Twentieth Century Women

"... impressive work of scholarship..." —Exceptional Human Experience

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780253203250
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 07/28/1984
Series: Midland Books Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.08(w) x 9.27(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Steps toward a Feminist Archetypal Theory of Mythmaking
Part One: Individual Visions
Chapter 1 Anne Sexton’s Radical Discontent
Chapter 2 Kathe Kollwitz: The Power of the Mother (with Dominique Rozenberg)
Chapter 3 Margaret Atwood: Remythologizing Circe
Chapter 4 Remedios Varo: The Creative Woman and the Female Quest
Chapter 5 DIane Wakoski: Disentangling the Woman from the Moon
Chapter 6 Leonor Fini: Re-envisioning La Belle Dame sans Merci
Part Two: Collective Visions
Chapter 7 Mythic Patterns in Contemporary Visual Art by Women
Chapter 8 "Woman and Nature" Revisited in Poetry by Women
Conclusion The Light In in Us
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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