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Goddess : a celebration in art and literature

Author: Jalaja Bonheim
Publisher: New York : Stewart, Tabori & Chang, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jalaja Bonheim
ISBN: 1556706219 9781556706219
OCLC Number: 36648493
Notes: "A Fair Street-Welcome book."
Description: 239 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: Part 1. Mother of the universe. Spider woman creates the world (Navajo) / Paula Gunn Allen --
Eurynome (Greek) / Erica Meade --
The making of the world (Huron) --
Coaticue (Aztec) / The myth of Ngalyod (Australian) / Louis A. Allen --
Coadidop (Tariana) --
Huiio the rainbow snake (Orinoco) / Marc de Civrieux --
Homage to Tara our mother (Tibetan) --
Part 2. Elemental magic: earth, water fire and air. Hymn to Gaia (Greek) / Homer --
Grandmother spider gets the fire (Navajo) / Paula Gunn Allen --
Traditional praise of the Oya (Nigerian) --
Frigga, Eostre, and holde (Germanic) --
Pele the volcano goddess (Hawaiian) / Carolyn McVickar Edwards --
Two water goddesses (Zulu) / Jan Knappert --
Anancy and the hide-away garden (Afro-Caribbean) / James Berry --
The story of shiratamahime (Japanese) / Patrik Le Nestour --
Part 3. Heavenly bodies. Hymn to Usha, goddess of dawn (Hindu) --
Hymn to Selene, goddess of the moon (Greek) / Homer --
Sun dreamings (Australian) --
Hymn to Nut (Egyptian) --
Where the frost comes from (Australian) / Langloh Parker and Johanna Lambert --
Amaterasu (Japanese) / Jalaja Bonheim --
Nananbouclou and the piece of fire (Haitian) / Harold Courlander --
The lady of the evening (Sumerian) --
Shining one (Yurok) / Theodora Kroeber --
Part 4. The goddess of love and pleasure. Hymn to Aphrodite (Greek) / Sappho --
Aphrodite and Anchises (Greek) / Homer --
Freya (Germanic) / H.A. Guerber --
Hymn to Hathor (Egyptian) --
Hymn to Hathor in the temple of Dendera (Egyptian) --
Oshun acquires the art of divining (Yoruban) / Luisah Teish --
Prayer-song to Laka (Hawaiian) --
The birth of Lakshmi (Hindu) / Jalaja Bonheim --
A supplicant speaks of the goddess Kwan Yin (Contemporary / Richard Kell --
At last love has come (Roman) / Sulpicia --
Part 5. The suffering of the goddess. The hungry woman (Aztec) --
The curse of the goddess Macha (Celtic) / Mary Condren --
The first people and the first corn (Pueblo) / Shakrukh Husain --
Erzulie Ge-Rouge (Haitian) / Maya Deren --
The descent of Inanna (Sumerian) / Jalaja Bonheim --
Baubo: the belly goddess / Clarissa Pinkola Estes --
Part 6. A terrible beauty. Hymn to Pallas Athena (Greek) / Homer --
Athena and Arachne (Greek) / Jalaja Bonheim --
Durga the warrior goddess (Hindu) / Jalaja Bonheim --
In praise of Kali (Hindu) / Ramprasad Sen --
calming Kali (contemporary) / Lucille Clifton --
Enheduanna's praise of Inanna (Sumerian) --
Artemis and Actaeon (Greek) / Joanna Goodman --
Ayiasma (contemporary) / Gunnar Ekelof --
How the people of today have two stories (contemporary) / Carolyn McVickar Edwards --
Part 7. The goddess and her mate. The joy of Sumer: the sacred marriage rite (Sumerian) --
Isis and Osiris (Egyptian) / Robert Musil --
Why desire has no body (Hindu) / Jalaja Bonheim --
Praise to Vishnu (Hindu) --
The story of Akewa the sun and Jaguar man (Toba) / Carolyn McVickar Edwards --
Caitlin of Kilcummin (Irish) / Carolyn White --
How Ogun broke into seven pieces, Oya into nine (Yoruban) / Judith Gleason --
Mbaba Mwana Waresa (Zulu) / Carolyn McVickar Edwards --
Au Co (Vietnamese) / Thich Nhat Hanh --
Part 8. Hidden goddesses: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. In praise of Sophia (Old Testament) --
Tabernacle of peace (Jewish) / Howard Schwartz --
The door to the soul (contemporary) / Carolyn McVickar Edwards --
mary's dream (contemporary) / Lucille Clifton --
Our lady of Guadalupe (Mexican) / Paula Gunn Allen --
Mother chant (Jewish) / Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb --
Litany to our lady (Irish) --
A heretic's pilgrimage (Irish) / Eva Gore-Booth --
Mothers of the faithful (Islamic) / Nur Al Jerrahi (Lex Hixon) --
Part 9. Guardian of the soul. Mystic hymn to the wisdom mother (Buddhist) / Nur Al Jerrahi (Lex Hixon) --
The thunder, perfect mind (Coptic) --
White buffalo woman (Sioux) / David Leeming and Jake Page --
The bride of Mero (Chinese) / Joseph Campbell --
La mariposa, butterfly woman / Clarissa Pinkola Estes --
Homages to the twenty-one taras (Tibetan) --
Tantric praise of the goddess (Hindu) / Apuleius' vision of Isis (Roman).
Responsibility: edited by Jalaja Bonheim.

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