Women as Mythmakers

Women as Mythmakers

Poetry and Visual Art by Twentieth-Century Women
Estella Lauter
Distribution: World
Publication date: 07/22/1984
Format: Paperback 16 b&w photos
ISBN: 978-0-253-20325-0
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Winner of the 1985 Chicago Women in Publishing Award

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

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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