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Siva

Author : Wendy Doniger O'Flaherty
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 1981-05-28
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9780199727933
File Size : 42,8 Mb
Total Download : 730

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Book Summary: Originally published under the title Asceticism and Eroticism in the Mythology of Siva, this book traces the development of an Indian approach to an enduring human dilemma: the conflict between spiritual aspirations and human desires. The work examines hundreds of related myths and a wide range of Indian texts--Vedic, Puranic, classical, modern, and tribal--centering on the stories of the great ascetic, Siva, and his erotic alter ego, Kama.

Voyage of the Sable Venus

Author : Robin Coste Lewis
Publisher : Knopf
Release : 2015
Category : Poetry
ISBN : 9781101875438
File Size : 41,9 Mb
Total Download : 301

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Book Summary: Robin Coste Lewis's electrifying collection is a triptych that begins and ends with lyric poems meditating on the roles desire and race play in the construction of the self. In the center of the collection is the title poem, "Voyage of the Sable Venus," an amazing narrative made up entirely of titles of artworks from ancient times to the present-titles that feature or in some way comment on the black female figure in Western art. Bracketed by Lewis's own autobiographical poems, "Voyage" is a tender and shocking meditation on the fragmentary mysteries of stereotype, juxtaposing our names for things with what we actually see and know. A new understanding of biography and the self, this collection questions just where, historically, do ideas about the black female figure truly begin-five hundred years ago, five thousand, or even longer? And what role did art play in this ancient, often heinous story? Here we meet a poet who adores her culture and the beauty to be found within it. Yet she is also a cultural critic alert to the nuances of race and desire-how they define us all, including her own sometimes painful history. Lewis's book is a thrilling aesthetic anthem to the complexity of race-a full embrace of its pleasure and horror, in equal parts.

The Wise Wound

Author : Penelope Shuttle,Peter Redgrove
Publisher : Marion Boyars
Release : 1999
Category : Social Science
ISBN : 0714530557
File Size : 35,9 Mb
Total Download : 372

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Book Summary: "This study of the facts, fantasies and taboos surrounding menstruation has helped bring about a profound shift in attitudes towards a natural phenomenon that has been reviled and denigrated over the centuries. Thoroughly researched yet highly readable, combining psychology, anthropology and poetry, Shuttle and Redgrove illustrate their theories using examples ranging from The Bible to such modern day pop horrors as vampire movies and the cult film The Exorcist."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

The Seen and the Unseen

Author : Richard Marsh
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1900
Category : Fantasy fiction, English
ISBN : OXFORD:590656494
File Size : 46,9 Mb
Total Download : 256

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The Little Book of Marilyn

Author : Michelle Morgan
Publisher : Running Press Adult
Release : 2019-07-09
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9780762466535
File Size : 10,9 Mb
Total Download : 863

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Book Summary: A lifestyle guide and tribute to the style, glamour, and showmanship of Hollywood's most iconic star, with Marilyn-inspired lessons and inspiration for today's woman. While the 1950s was in many ways an era of repression for women, Marilyn Monroe broke barriers and rebelled against convention -- and charmed the world with her beauty, talent, and irresistible personality. Filled with gorgeous photos, The Little Book of Marilyn will show you how to bring a touch of that glamour into your own life through: Tutorials on recreating the star's makeup looks Style advice and tips on where to find Marilyn-like fashions D├ęcor ideas from Marilyn's own homes Everyday inspiration from her life that will let your inner Marilyn shine, and much more!

The Goddess in America

Author : Trevor Greenfield
Publisher : John Hunt Publishing
Release : 2016-10-28
Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
ISBN : 9781782799245
File Size : 17,8 Mb
Total Download : 666

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Book Summary: An anthology with contributions from nineteen writers, The Goddess in America is a book that identifies the enduring experience of Goddess Spirituality through a four-part discussion focused on the Native Goddess, the Migrant Goddess, the Goddess in relation to other aspects of American culture (Feminism, Christianity, Witchcraft etc.) and the Goddess in contemporary America.

Kali

Author : Elizabeth U. Harding
Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass Publ.
Release : 1998
Category : Dakshineswar (Inde) - Vie religieuse
ISBN : 8120814509
File Size : 48,8 Mb
Total Download : 436

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Book Summary: "Never before in print have I seen Her brought to life with such passion and truth. Harding brings Mother Kali to everyone who sees her path".