Heroines: demigoddess, prima donna, movie star

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HarperCollinsPublishers, 1993 - Fiction - 282 pages
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A renowned Arthurian scholar now focuses on female heroes whose valor, fortitude, fearlessness, brilliance, and fame have defined and defied women's roles throughout the ages. From Eve, Hecate, and Medusa to Phryne, Joan of Arc, and Madame Bovary, here are stories of women whose lives are as much a part of our history, education, and archetypes as their better-known male counterparts.

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HEROINES: Demigodess, Prima Donna, Movie Star

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A prolific and erudite collector and interpreter of ancient and medieval myths (The Holy Grail, 1992; Guinevere, 1991, etc.) Goodrich (Emeritus/Claremont Colleges) here speaks in the voice of an aging ... Read full review

Contents

Legendary Good Women
1
Lovers and Demon Lovers
31
Educating Heroines
72
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