Women as Mythmakers

Women as Mythmakers

"... impressive work of scholarship..." -- Exceptional Human Experience

Author: Estella Lauter

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 0253115027

Category: Social Science

Page: 288

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"... impressive work of scholarship..." -- Exceptional Human Experience
Categories: Social Science

Women in Search of Utopia

Women in Search of Utopia

Author: Ruby Rohrlich

Publisher: Schocken

ISBN: STANFORD:36105039818484

Category: Feminism

Page: 325

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Categories: Feminism

Worlds Within Women

Worlds Within Women

Myth and Mythmaking in Fantastic Literature by Women Thelma J. Shinn, Thelma Richard. of our time . Estella Lauter convincingly argues in Women as Mythmakers ( 1984 ) , for instance , that " a myth has been taking shape for centuries ...

Author: Thelma J. Shinn

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 0313251010

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 214

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Focusing on the connection between metaphor and myth, Thelma Shinn provides a methaphoric reading of fantastic literature by women that enables the reader to glimpse its underlying mythic purpose and content. She examines some seventy novels by twenty-four women writers and draws on a rich variety of secondary sources in literature, women's studies, science fiction/fantasy scholarship, and comparative mythology.
Categories: Literary Criticism

American Studies

American Studies

Women and the Law of Property in Early America , 423 Women and the Politics of Empowerment , 452 Women and the Structure of Society : Selected Research from the Fith Berkshire Conference on the History of Women , 466 Women as Mythmakers ...

Author: Jack Salzman

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521365597

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 1085

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This volume supplements the acclaimed three volume set published in 1986 and consists of an annotated listing of American Studies monographs published between 1984 and 1988. There are more than 6,000 descriptive entries in a wide range of categories: anthropology and folklore, art and architecture, history, literature, music, political science, popular culture, psychology, religion, science and technology, and sociology.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Encyclopedia of Feminist Literary Theory

Encyclopedia of Feminist Literary Theory

Annis Pratt's Archetypal Patterns in Women's Fiction described patterns of psychological development, ... Estella Lauter's Women as Mythmakers underlined the interdisciplinary nature of feminist archetypal criticism in discussing both ...

Author: Elizabeth Kowaleski-Wallace

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135221294

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 472

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First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Women s Studies Encyclopedia

Women s Studies Encyclopedia

Beyond Their Sex : Learned Women of the European Past . New York : New York University Press , 1980 . Lauter , Estella . Women as Mythmakers : Poetry and Visual Art by TwentiethCentury Women . Bloomington : University of Indiana Press ...

Author: Helen Tierney

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 0313296200

Category: Feminism

Page: 1607

View: 484

A multidisciplinary reference on the collective experiences of women. Prepared by 425 scholars from all disciplines, features 701 alphabetically listed entries, coverage of 1,250 historical figures, analysis of women and society and culture throughout history, cross-references, and bibliography.
Categories: Feminism

New Women s Writing

New Women s Writing

... and the apocalyptic visions of Chernobyl, as documented by Svetlana Aleksievich.13 I see Ulanovskaia in this distinctive network of Russian 10Lauter, Women as Mythmakers: Poetry and Visual Art by Twentieth-Century Women, x.

Author: Subashish Bhattacharjee

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781527523401

Category: Social Science

Page: 274

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The uptake of women’s writing as a distinct genre in literature since the 1960s has been rapid and multifarious. This development has fuelled a generation of literary and cultural studies, and can be seen in the growing influence of women’s and gender studies even in literary studies programs. The study of women’s writing has alerted literature to crucial social, political and cultural problems with which the discipline must continue to grapple. New Women’s Writing addresses this legacy and reflects upon the following questions: What is a critical history of women’s writing? How has women’s writing challenged literature’s rigid disciplinary construction? How can we derive a distinct philosophy of women’s writing and literary studies? How does an engagement with women’s writing contribute to a literary understanding of the complex politics of literature? This book is designed to interest both the seasoned scholar of women’s writing, as well as fledgling scholars who wish to grapple with the broad concept of women’s writing and its manifestations in the twentieth century and thereafter.
Categories: Social Science

English Studies in Transition

English Studies in Transition

American poet and theorist Adrienne Rich has named this activity 'revisionist mythmaking' and her term is still widely ... Estella Lauter in her book Women as Mythmakers is quite optimistic about women's move from the mere revision of ...

Author: Piero Boitani

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134859504

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 352

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Bringing together twenty-five contributors from all over Europe, this volume represents the vitality and diversity of the current transcultural European dialogue on English studies. Topics addressed include: * the nature of the canon * the poetics of language * the representation of women and the notion of nationalism in post-colonial literature. The significance of this volume lies not only in the quality of the individual contributions but also in the fact that it marks an important turning point in the history of English studies in Europe.
Categories: Literary Criticism

New Women s Writing in Russia Central and Eastern Europe

New Women   s Writing in Russia  Central and Eastern Europe

... and the apocalyptic visions of Chernobyl, as documented by Svetlana Aleksievich.13 I see Ulanovskaia in this distinctive network of Russian 10 11 12 13 Lauter, Women as Mythmakers: Poetry and Visual Art by Twentieth-Century Women, ...

Author: Rosalind Marsh

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781527563360

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 675

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Since the late 1980s, there has been an explosion of women’s writing in Russia, Central and Eastern Europe greater than in any other cultural period. This book, which contains contributions by scholars and writers from many different countries, aims to address the gap in literature and debate that exists in relation to this subject. We investigate why women’s writing has become so prominent in post-socialist countries, and enquire whether writers regard their gender as a burden, or, on the contrary, as empowering. We explore the relationship in contemporary women’s writing between gender, class, and nationality, as well as issues of ethnicity and post-colonialism.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Women s Voices and Feminism in Polish Cultural Memory

Women   s Voices and Feminism in Polish Cultural Memory

Women as Mythmakers: Poetry and Visual Art by Twentieth-Century Women. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Long, Kristi S. 1996. We All Fought for Freedom: Women in Poland's Solidarity Movement. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

Author: Urszula Chowaniec

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781443847087

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 270

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Every time a so-called “woman’s voice” appears in the media in connection with any sphere of creative activity, it finds itself confronted by the almost formulaic expression “feminism today,” instantaneously suggesting that feminism is, in fact, a matter of the past, and that if we want to return to this phenomenon, then we need to explain ourselves. Women’s Voices and Feminism in Polish Cultural Memory seeks to elaborate the problem of generalization, expressed by such formulas as “feminism today,” while analysing how feminist sympathies have shaped Polish literature, film and language. This volume does not want to impose any hegemonic understanding of “feminism,” or imply any a priori ideological assumptions about women’s “nature” or role in society. It seeks to identify what is particular to the Polish feminist experience. It starts by asking such questions as “what is feminism today?” or “what can we learn from the history of Polish women’s writing?” In answering these questions, the women scholars who have contributed to the volume examine Polish cultural history and memory in the context of the transformations, transitions and catastrophes of the last two centuries, whilst firmly rooting Polish experience within the common European heritage.
Categories: Literary Collections