Women who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype
"WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WOLVES isn't just another book. It is a gift of profound insight, wisdom, and love. An oracle from one who knows."
Within every woman there is a wild and natural creature, a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless knowing. Her name is Wild Woman, but she is an endangered species. Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ph.D., Jungian analyst and cantadora storyteller shows how women's vitality can be restored through what she calls "psychic archeological digs" into the ruins of the female unconsious. Using multicultural myths, fairy tales, folk tales, and stories, Dr. Estes helps women reconnect with the healthy, instinctual, visionary attributes of the Wild Woman archetype.
Dr. Estes has created a new lexicon for describing the female psyche. Fertile and life-giving, it is a psychology of women in the truest sense, a knowing of the soul.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - wellreadcatlady - www.librarything.com
Could not get into this book after the intro and first chapter. So many added adjectives and repetitive sentences that dragged out way too much. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - caanderson - LibraryThing
This book contains many stories about and for women. It’s in depth analyst of each of the stories is extensive to explain the wild side of women. It reminds all women to pay attention, nurture yourself, and to be wild as needed. Read full review
RESURRECTION OF THE WILD WOMAN
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