Spiders & Spinsters: Women and Mythology

By: Marta Weigle

Price: $23.50

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Book Condition: Very Good


Book shows light wear to covers, some curling at corners. Binding is solid and square, text/interior has some undelining (see photo). Big book @ 340 pages in oversize format packed with b&w illustrations. A wide-ranging sourcebook of texts and graphics about women as they are depicted in the mythologies of the Americas and classical and Judeo-Christian tradition.Hundreds of texts are juxtaposed and interwoven: heroines of ancient and modern fable, wise old women, goddesses, guides, Amazons. Lunar symbolism, mysteries, matriarchies, as well as contemporary psychologists and scholars, anthropologists and poest make the text. Previous owner's name at front end paper.

Title: Spiders & Spinsters: Women and Mythology

Author: Marta Weigle

Categories: Women's Studies,

Publisher: Univ of New Mexico Press: 1992

ISBN Number: 0826306446

ISBN Number 13: 9780826306449

Binding: Oversize Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Women's Studies

Seller ID: 145401

Keywords: heroines , Ancient, modern , fable, Wise, Old, women, goddesses, guides, Amazons, rituals, Symbols, Mythologies, Mythology, Stories, Artists, Sacred, ,