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The Moon : myth and image

Author: Jules Cashford
Publisher: New York : Four Walls Eight Windows, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With its subtle light illuminating the night sky, the Moon has always been an object of fascination, from its phoenixlike cycle of birth and death to its association with the female body and fertility. Jules Cashford explores the myths, symbols, and poetic images of the Moon throughout history, starting from early Paleolithic markings on horn and bone, up to present-day poetry. This captivating book traces our  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jules Cashford
ISBN: 156858265X 9781568582658
OCLC Number: 51059194
Description: 399 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The moon and the rhythms of life --
The moon and time --
The moon and the waters --
The moon and the great web of life --
The moon and mind --
The moon and the sun --
The face of the moon --
The moon and fertility --
The moon and planets --
The moon and fate --
The full moon --
The waning moon --
The dark moon and death --
The new moon: rebirth.
Responsibility: Jules Cashford.
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With its subtle light illuminating the night sky, the Moon has always been an object of fascination, from its phoenixlike cycle of birth and death to its association with the female body and fertility. Jules Cashford explores the myths, symbols, and poetic images of the Moon throughout history, starting from early Paleolithic markings on horn and bone, up to present-day poetry. This captivating book traces our customs and secular events back to their sacred lunar source explaining how we have evolved to think in some of the ways that we do and why. Accompanied by 175 illustrations.

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