Kiss sleeping beauty good-bye: breaking the spell of feminine myths and models

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Bantam Books, Nov 1, 1981 - Social Science - 227 pages
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Surveying the stereotyped role models of women presented in literature, Kolbenschlag offers a sophisticated synthesis of literary, psychological, and theological insights, challenging women to grow to their full potential as Christians

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User Review  - Grant&Mimi - Goodreads

This was just dumb and insulting! A cautionary tale on cautionary tales of the past (Oo) just how much SHALL we pre-chew the archetypes and interpretations before we hand them to us 'poor dumb ... Read full review

Review: Kiss Sleeping Beauty Good-Bye: Breaking the Spell of Feminine Myths and Models

User Review  - Jaime - Goodreads

Very dated, but not as shrill as I expected. Some aspects of the female psyche never change, and it is with those that this book still resonates. Otherwise, it's mainly a glimpse into the psychosocial goals and mores of 1970s feminism. I can see how it would have been an important book in its time. Read full review

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Sleeping Beauty at Seventeen
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The Legend
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The Legend
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