Women as mythmakers : poetry and visual art by twentieth-century women / Estella Lauter.

by Lauter, Estella, 1940-Looking glass.

Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1984.Description: 267 pages : illustrations ; 25cm.ISBN: 0253203252; 0253366062.Subject(s): Art and mythologyLooking glass | Feminism and thearts | Women artistsLooking glassNote: Bibliography, pageIncludes index.
List(s) this item appears in: Women artists/designers
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". . . impressive work of scholarship . . ." --Exceptional Human Experience

Bibliography, page

Includes index.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Steps toward a Feminist Archetypal Theory of Mythmaking
  • Part 1 Individual Visions
  • Chapter 1 Anne Sexton's Radical Discontent
  • Chapter 2 Kathe Kollwitz: The Power of the Mother (with Dominique Rozenberg)
  • Chapter 3 Margaret Atwood: Remythologizing Circe
  • Chapter 4 Remedios Varo: The Creative Woman and the Female Quest
  • Chapter 5 DIane Wakoski: Disentangling the Woman from the Moon
  • Chapter 6 Leonor Fini: Re-envisioning La Belle Dame sans Merci
  • Part 2 Collective Visions
  • Chapter 7 Mythic Patterns in Contemporary Visual Art by Women
  • Chapter 8 "Woman and Nature" Revisited in Poetry by Women
  • Conclusion The Light In in Us
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index