Heroines: demigoddess, prima donna, movie star

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HarperCollinsPublishers, 1993 - Fiction - 282 pages
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An anthology of celebrated heroines from antiquity to the present discusses the historical truth behind the myths and legends and features profiles of Alcestis, Antigone, Moll Flanders, Isolde, Medusa, Liberty, and Thelma and Louise, among others.

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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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