Persephone Rises, 1860-1927: Mythography, Gender, and the

Persephone Rises, 1860-1927: Mythography, Gender, and the Creation of a New Spirituality 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 Beginning 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 s 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 Cather s My Antonia, while the first advance of a neo pagan spirituality, as well as early feminist critiques of male mythography and of the Persephone myth, emerge in Modernist poems and fictions fromtoInformed 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 gender [PDF / Epub] ☉ Book Lover Author Jennifer Kaufman – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk 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 ★ Secret Delivery / Her 24-Hour Protector PDF / Epub ✪ Author Delores Fossen – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk 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 Beginning with an overview of the most influential ancient texts on Persephone and references to Persephone in Chaucer ➥ [Epub] ➟ Kholodovs Last Mistress By Kate Hewitt ➯ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk Shakespeare ❮Télécharger❯ ➺ Wicked Sinner (Regency Sinners 7) ✤ Auteur Carole Mortimer – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk Milton [KINDLE] ❃ If the Stiletto Fits... ❧ Wendy Etherington – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk and Romantic period writing [Download] ➺ What Phoebe Wants (Harlequin Flipside, By Cindi Myers – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk Louis shows that the earliest theories of matriarchy and patriarchal marriage emerged in the s alongside the first English poems to explore Persephone s story As scholars began to focus on the chthonic Mystery cults ❮Download❯ ➻ Ruthlessly Royal (Self-Made Millionaires Author Robyn Donald – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk and particularly on the Eleusinian Mysteries of Demeter and Persephone [Epub] ❧ An Amish Family Christmas By Marta Perry – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk 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 Cather s My Antonia [PDF / Epub] ☃ Interrupted Lullaby ✑ Dana R. Lynn – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk while the first advance of a neo pagan spirituality ☃ [PDF / Epub] ☂ Gift-Wrapped Governess By Sophia James ✑ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk as well as early feminist critiques of male mythography and of the Persephone myth ❰Epub❯ ➛ Vows of Revenge Author Dani Collins – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk emerge in Modernist poems and fictions fromtoInformed by the latest research and theoretical work on myth [Download] ➹ Not a Fairy Tale By Romy Sommer – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk 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 [EPUB] ✹ The Midwife and the Single Dad Author Gill Sanderson – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk ritual [Epub] ❧ Small-Town Billionaire Author Renee Andrews – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk and ancient spirituality and uncovers how deeply the study of ancient spirituality is entwined with controversies about gender A well researched and concise collection of Margot s work on the Persephone myth Would recommend for anyone interested in the field, even if the time line is off, as it gives great background.

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