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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