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Women [and] weasels mythologies of birth in ancient Greece and Rome

Author: Maurizio Bettini; Emlyn Eisenach
Publisher: Chicago The Univ. of Chicago Press 2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The connection between women and weasels is an ancient and favorable one, based in the Greek myth of a midwife who tricked the gods to ease Heracles' birth - and was turned into a weasel by Hera as  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maurizio Bettini; Emlyn Eisenach
ISBN: 9780226044743 0226044742 9780226039961 022603996X
OCLC Number: 931022930
Notes: Literaturangaben
Description: x, 369 Seiten
Contents: The story of Alcmene saved by the weasel --
The story --
La folia --
The woman in labor --
The enemy --
The knots --
The resolution --
The rescuer --
The first identity of the rescuer --
Dissonance?: Pliny and birth through the mouth --
Animal metaphors and women's roles --
The forest of symbols is full of animals --
The weasel-rescuer is a complicated character --
Wilde Frau, savage midwife --
Godmother weasel --
An encyclopedia without footnotes --
Conclusion: Alcmene's thoughts.
Other Titles: Nascere
Women & weasels
Responsibility: Maurizio Bettini. Translated by Emlyn Eisenach

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