[Persephone Rises 1860 1927 Mythography Gender and the Creation of a New Spirituality] New Ø Margot K. Louis

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  • Persephone Rises 1860 1927 Mythography Gender and the Creation of a New Spirituality
  • Margot K. Louis
  • English
  • 28 April 2020
  • 9780754664550

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REVIEW Persephone Rises 1860 1927 Mythography Gender and the Creation of a New Spirituality REVIEW Persephone Rises 1860 1927 Mythography Gender and the Creation of a New Spirituality 107 Ather's My Antonia while the first advance of a neo pagan spirituality as well as early feminist critiues of male mythography and of the Persephone myth emerge in Modernist poems and fictions from 1908 to 1927 Informed by the latest research and theoretical work on myth Margot Louis's fascinating study shows the development of Victorian mythography in a new light; offers original takes on Victorian representations of gender and values; exposes how differently male and female Modernists dealt with issues of myth ritual and ancient spirituality; and uncovers how deeply the study of ancient spirituality is entwined with controversies about gende The Earl of Rayne's WardLord Hawkridge's SecretBetrayed and Betrothed in Modernist poems and fictions from 1908 to 1927 Informed by the latest research and theoretical work on myth Margot Louis's fascinating study shows the development of Victorian mythography The Mystery of Mercy Close in a new light; offers original takes on Victorian representations of gender and values; exposes how differently male and female Modernists dealt with Wyrd Sisters issues of myth ritual and ancient spirituality; and uncovers how deeply the study of ancient spirituality Virgin Widow England's Forgotten ueen is entwined with controversies about gende

REVIEW Persephone Rises 1860 1927 Mythography Gender and the Creation of a New Spirituality

Persephone Rises 1860 1927 Mythography Gender and the Creation of a New Spirituality

REVIEW Persephone Rises 1860 1927 Mythography Gender and the Creation of a New Spirituality REVIEW Persephone Rises 1860 1927 Mythography Gender and the Creation of a New Spirituality 107 G with an overview of the most influential ancient texts on Persephone and references to Persephone in Chaucer Shakespeare Milton and Romantic period writing Louis shows that the earliest theories of matriarchy and patriarchal marriage emerged in the 1860s alongside the first English poems to explore Persephone's story As scholars began to focus on the chthonic Mystery cults and particularly on the Eleusinian Mysteries of Demeter and Persephone poets and novelists explored the divisions between mother and daughter occasioned by patriarchal marriage Issues of fertility and ritual resonate in Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Willa C The Earl of Rayne's WardLord Hawkridge's SecretBetrayed and Betrothed influential ancient texts on Persephone and references to Persephone The Mystery of Mercy Close in Chaucer Shakespeare Milton and Romantic period writing Louis shows that the earliest theories of matriarchy and patriarchal marriage emerged Wyrd Sisters in the 1860s alongside the first English poems to explore Persephone's story As scholars began to focus on the chthonic Mystery cults and particularly on the Eleusinian Mysteries of Demeter and Persephone poets and novelists explored the divisions between mother and daughter occasioned by patriarchal marriage Issues of fertility and ritual resonate Virgin Widow England's Forgotten ueen in Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Willa C

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REVIEW Persephone Rises 1860 1927 Mythography Gender and the Creation of a New Spirituality REVIEW Persephone Rises 1860 1927 Mythography Gender and the Creation of a New Spirituality 107 Over the course of the nineteenth century the figure of Persephone rapidly evolved from what was essentially a decorative metaphor into a living goddess who embodied the most spiritual aspects of ancient Greek religion In the first comprehensive survey of the Persephone myth in English and American literature of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries Margot Louis explores the transformation of the goddess to provide not only a basis for understanding how the study of ancient history informed the creation of a new spirituality but for comprehending the deep and bitter tensions surrounding gender that interacted with this process Beginnin The Mystery of Mercy Close into a living goddess who embodied the most spiritual aspects of ancient Greek religion In the first comprehensive survey of the Persephone myth Wyrd Sisters in English and American literature of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries Margot Louis explores the transformation of the goddess to provide not only a basis for understanding how the study of ancient history Virgin Widow England's Forgotten ueen informed the creation of a new spirituality but for comprehending the deep and bitter tensions surrounding gender that On the Far Side of the Mountain Mountain Book 2 interacted with this process Beginnin