Creation and Procreation: Feminist Reflections on Mythologies of Cosmogony and Parturition

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University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989 - Religion - 292 pages
After an introduction on traditional studies of cosmogenic myths, Weigle (American studies and anthropology, U. of New Mexico) explores numerous examples from various Native American, Judeo-Christian, and classical mythologies showing conception, gestation, and childbirth as symbolic acts. An anthology of annotated texts is appended. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Selected Texts of Creation and Procreation
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Notes
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Bibliography
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Marta Weigle is University Regents Professor Emerita of Anthropology at The University of New Mexico.

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