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

Author: 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
(DLC) 00009069
(OCoLC)43884628
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Brands Gagné
ISBN: 9780268159580 0268159580 9780268159597 0268159599
OCLC Number: 606529474
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 223 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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