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The uses of darkness : women's underworld journeys, ancient and modern

Author: Laurie Brands Gagn�e. ; Laurie Brands Gagné
Publisher: Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©2000.
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God's image as Judge can engender shame and guilt in women. This study explores the underworld journeys of women like Demeter and Psyche, and their reflections in works by such women as Sylvia Plath  Read more...

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Gagné, Laurie Brands, 1951-
Uses of darkness.
Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)606529474
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Brands Gagn�e. ; Laurie Brands Gagné
ISBN: 0268043051 9780268043056 026804306X 9780268043063
OCLC Number: 43884628
Description: xiii, 223 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface --
The alternative tradition --
Inanna, Demeter, and Psyche --
The child and the hag : Sylvia Plath --
The child and the mother : Joan Didion, Mary Gordon, Virginia Woolf --
The woman and God : Etty Hillesum --
The goddess trajectory to Christianity.
Responsibility: Laurie Brands Gagné.

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"Three Years of Writing, twelve years of teaching a course on the "Woman's Journey," and a lifetime of intense introspection have resulted in a hypnotic, ...monolog that describes the author's Read more...

 
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