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A Pomegranate And The Maiden

Author : Tamara Agha-Jaffar
ISBN : 9781681142104
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A multi-faceted re-telling of Homer’s Hymn to Demeter. The many characters speak directly to the reader, presenting multiple perspectives of the same event. Among the voices we hear is that of the mother grieving for her lost child, the daughter struggling for independence, the father who tramples on a mother’s rights, and the lover who resorts to nefarious means to win his beloved. Each perspective is deeply rooted in the character’s psychology and gender. Woven within their narratives are stories familiar to readers of Greek mythology. Against the backdrop of our own culture, which still diminishes the value of motherhood and marginalizes women of all ages, these voices speak to us through the centuries and offer new ways of seeing the world we inhabit.
Category: FICTION

The Golden Maiden And Other Stories From Armenia 29 Stories From The Caucasus Corridor

Author : Anon E. Mouse
ISBN : 9788828303916
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Herein are 29 Armenian Fairy Tales and legends. Some of these stories may have a familiar ring and others will be entirely “new” to the reader despite them being millennia old. Here you will stories like: * The Golden Maiden * The Betrothed Of Destiny * The Fairy Nightingale * The Dreamer * The Bride Of The Fountain * Dyjhicon: The Coward-Hero * Zoolvisia * Dragon-Child And Sun-Child * The Magic Ring * Bedik And The Invulnerable Giant * The Maiden Of The Sea; and many, many more. A distinguished English student of folk-lore wrote: “Armenia offers a rich and hitherto almost untouched library of folklore.” Never before has such a true statement been made, for Armenia sits astride the main northern arm of the Silk Route – the one which runs north, from Persia and the ancient city of Persepolis through the valley of Ararat and the Caucasus corridor to the Black sea to the capitals of Northern Europe. It is along this axis that stories, goods and spices were traded. Initially this was an East – West trade, but as Europe grew and matured this became a two-way trade with European culture and customs travelling East and Eastern culture and customs travelling West, all through Armenia where a great deal of them were deposited and took root. So it is from this source that these tales have been drawn – and we’ve only just scratched the surface. 10% of the profit from the sale of this book will be donated to charities. ============= KEYWORDS/TAGS: Armenia, folklore, legends, myths, fairy tales, fables, childrens stories, bedtime stories, country legends, golden maiden, Betrothed Of Destiny, Youngest, Three, Fairy Nightingale, Dreamer, dreams, dreamtime, Bride, Fountain, Dyjhicon, Coward, Hero, Zoolvisia, Dragon-Child, Sun-Child, Mirza, Magic Ring, Twins, Idiot, Bedik, Invulnerable, Giant, Simon, Friend Of Snakes, Poor Widow, Son, Niggardly, Companion, Maiden, Sea, Golden-Headed Fish, Husband, Wife, Wicked Stepmother, Tricks, Woman, Wise Weaver, Mind, Luck, World, Beauty, Salman, Rostom, Sparrow, Two Children, Old Woman, Cat, Sia-Manto, Guje-Zare

Maiden Mother Crone

Author : D. J. Conway
ISBN : 0875421717
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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MAIDEN, MOTHER, CRONE presents the Trinity as ancient symbols of the Goddess, predating Christianity by thousands of years. The book explores longstanding myths and symbols, illuminating ancient, universal human challenges that still exist today. Together with in-depth explanations of goddess archetypes and their relevance to 20th century living, this book will lead you to a state of conscious awareness that can change your life.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Exchange And The Maiden

Author : Kirk Ormand
ISBN : 9781477301586
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Marriage is a central concern in five of the seven extant plays of the Greek tragedian Sophocles. In this pathfinding study, Kirk Ormand delves into the ways in which these plays represent and problematize marriage, thus offering insights into how Athenians thought about the institution of marriage. Ormand takes a two-fold approach. He first explores the legal and economic underpinnings of Athenian marriage, an institution designed to guarantee the legitimate continuation of patrilineal households. He then shows how Sophocles' plays Trachiniae, Electra, Antigone, Ajax, and Oedipus Tyrannus both reinforce and critique this ideology by representing marriage as a homosocial exchange between men, in which women are objects who may attempt—but always fail—to become self-acting subjects. These fresh readings provide the first systematic study of marriage in Sophocles. They draw important connections between drama and marriage as rituals concerned with controlling potentially disruptive female subjectivities.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Gentleman S Magazine

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105126935878
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The Ice Maiden

Author : Hans Christian Andersen
ISBN : MINN:31951P010840936
Genre : Children's stories
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Category: Children's stories

The Gentleman S Magazine

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ISBN : PSU:000068791155
Genre : Early English newspapers
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The "Gentleman's magazine" section is a digest of selections from the weekly press; the "(Trader's) monthly intelligencer" section consists of news (foreign and domestic), vital statistics, a register of the month's new publications, and a calendar of forthcoming trade fairs.
Category: Early English newspapers

The New Interpreter S Bible

Author : Leander E. Keck
ISBN : UCSC:32106017610400
Genre : Religion
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Full texts and critical notes of the New International Version and the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible in parallel columns
Category: Religion

The Magazine Of Art

Author : Marion Harry Spielmann
ISBN : UOM:39015014689544
Genre : Art
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Maiden Voyages

Author : Mary Morris
ISBN : UOM:39015029085928
Genre : Fiction
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A collection of travelogues by distinguished women authors includes the writings of Mary Wollstonecraft, Vita Sackville-West, Annie Dillard, Isak Dinesen, Rebecca West, Willa Cather, Margaret Mead, and Mary McCarthy, among others. Original. 20,000 first printing.
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Man S Religions

Author : David S. Noss
ISBN : PSU:000015327918
Genre : Religions
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Italian Folktales

Author : Italo Calvino
ISBN : UOM:39015027250037
Genre : Social Science
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Retells two hundred tales, including the stories of a fearless little man, a prince who married a frog, a woman who lived on wind, and others
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Reports And Papers Of The Architectural And Archaeological Societies Of The Counties Of Lincoln And Northampton

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ISBN : UOM:39015043510760
Genre : Archaeology
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1850-1931 (v. 1-40) include reports and papers of the Yorkshire Architectural and York Archaeological Society, and some years, of the Worcestershire Archaeological Society, of the Leicestershire Archaeological Society and of other similar societies.
Category: Archaeology