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Which Lilith

Which Lilith Author Enid Dame
ISBN-10 9781461632535
Release 1998-09-01
Pages 440
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Eve was not Adam's first wife. That honor belongs to Lilith, who was created as Adam's equal. When he tried to dominate her, she uttered God's secret name and flew away. Lilith is mentioned in the Talmud, elaborated on in the midrash and in the kabbalah, whispered about in stories, and passed down from mother to daughter. In this anthology, a vivid, provocative, and enlightening sampling of Jewish women's written responses to the Lilith myth are offered. The editors have provided the space for contemporary women to link themselves to a tradition and participate in a sacred activity, thereby infusing energy into Lilith and creating a new tradition.

Contemporary American Ethnic Poets

Contemporary American Ethnic Poets Author Linda E. Cullum
ISBN-10 0313324840
Release 2004
Pages 326
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Alphabetically arranged entries explore the lives and works of seventy-five contemporary poets representing a dozen different ethnic backgrounds.

In Scripture

In Scripture Author Lori Hope Lefkovitz
ISBN-10 1442203064
Release 2010-01-15
Pages 204
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Applying psychoanalytic and gender theory to selected Biblical narratives from Genesis to the Book of Ruth, Lefkovitz interprets the Bible's stories as foundation texts in the development of sexual identities. In Scripture is an exploration of the Biblical origins of a series of unstable ideas about the sexes, human sexuality, family roles, and Jewish sexual identities, in particular, and by extension, changing attitudes towards Jewish men and women.


Shulamith Author Julia Stein
ISBN-10 0970534434
Release 2002
Pages 60
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These poems treat the condition of Jewish women in the Bible as a prelude to the trials, misfortunes, and victories of the twentieth century. The Biblical women treated in a modern idiom include Eve, Lilith, Sara, Hagar, Leah, Rachel, Shifra, Miriam, Jael, Delilah, Ruth, the Witch of Endor, Bath She-Ba, Tamar, and Vashti. The link between past and present is Shulamith, "the singer of all the songs,"? who comes at last to America. She helps us remember the Jewish women who resisted extermination in the European ghettoes and concentration camps, those who continued to struggle against prejudice and persecution in America, and the heroic trade union militants, especially those in the garment industry who fought against sweatshops.

Feminists Who Changed America 1963 1975

Feminists Who Changed America  1963 1975 Author Barbara J. Love
ISBN-10 9780252097478
Release 2006-09-22
Pages 576
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Documenting key feminists who ignited the second wave women's movement Barbara J. Love’s Feminists Who Changed America, 1963-1975 will be the first comprehensive directory to document many of the founders and leaders (including both well-known and grassroots organizers) of the second wave women's movement. It tells the stories of more than two thousand individual women and a few notable men who together reignited the women's movement and made permanent changes to entrenched customs and laws. The biographical entries on these pioneering feminists represent their many factions, all parts of the country, all races and ethnic groups, and all political ideologies. Nancy Cott's foreword discusses the movement in relation to the earlier first wave and presents a brief overview of the second wave in the context of other contemporaneous social movements.

Contemporary Authors

Contemporary Authors Author Gale Group
ISBN-10 0787645931
Release 2002-05-01
Pages 467
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Your students and users will find biographical information on approximately 300 modern writers in this volume of Contemporary Authors(r) .

Feminist Writers

Feminist Writers Author Pamela L. Shelton
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105019248256
Release 1996
Pages 641
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Concise discussions of the lives and principal works of feminist writers from all time periods, written by subject experts.

The Coming of Lilith

The Coming of Lilith Author Judith Plaskow
ISBN-10 0807036234
Release 2005
Pages 244
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One of the founders of feminist theology offers a collection of her best essays, covering a wide range of topics, including Jewish feminist theology, sexuality, and anti-Judaism in Christian feminist theology, as well as other important topics. Original.

A Book of Night Women

A Book of Night Women Author Marlon James
ISBN-10 9781780747132
Release 2014-10-14
Pages 999
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This is the story of Lilith, born into slavery on a Jamaican sugar plantation at the end of the eighteenth century. Even at her birth, the Night Women—a clandestine council of fierce slaves plotting an island-wide revolt—recognize a dark force in her that they treat with both reverence and fear. But as Lilith comes of age and begins to understand her own feelings and identity, she dares to push at the edges of what is imaginable for the life of a slave woman. And as rebellions simmer and unspoken jealousies intensify, Lilith’s powers and sense of purpose threaten not just her own destiny, but the destinies of all the slave women in Jamaica.

The Journal of American Folk lore

The Journal of American Folk lore Author
ISBN-10 IND:30000125070916
Release 2008
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The Journal of American Folk lore has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Journal of American Folk lore also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Journal of American Folk lore book for free.


Bridges Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105123418373
Release 2006
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Lilith Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105113376250
Release 2001
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The Myth of Matriarchal Prehistory

The Myth of Matriarchal Prehistory Author Cynthia Eller
ISBN-10 0807067938
Release 2001
Pages 276
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According to the myth of matriarchal prehistory, men and women lived together peacefully before recorded history. Society was centered around women, with their mysterious life-giving powers, and they were honored as incarnations and priestesses of the Great Goddess. Then a transformation occurred, and men thereafter dominated society. Given the universality of patriarchy in recorded history, this vision is understandably appealing for many women. But does it have any basis in fact? And as a myth, does it work for the good of women? Cynthia Eller traces the emergence of the feminist matriarchal myth, explicates its functions, and examines the evidence for and against a matriarchal prehistory. Finally, she explains why this vision of peaceful, woman-centered prehistory is something feminists should be wary of.


Phoebe Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105112361055
Release 1999
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Women Who Fly

Women Who Fly Author Serinity Young
ISBN-10 9780190659707
Release 2018-01-02
Pages 352
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From the beautiful apsaras of Hindu myth to the swan maidens of European fairy tales, tales of flying women--some carried by wings, others by rainbows, floating scarves, or flying horses--reveal both fascination with and ambivalence about female power and sexuality. In Women Who Fly, Serinity Young examines the motif of the flying woman as it appears in a wide variety of cultures and historical periods, expressed in legends, myths, rituals, sacred narratives, and artistic productions. She introduces a wide range of such figures, including supernatural women like the Valkyries of Norse legend, who transport men to immortality; winged deities like the Greek goddesses Iris and Nike; figures of terror like the Furies, witches, and succubi, airborne Christian mystics, and wayward women like Lilith and Morgan le Fay. Looking beyond the supernatural, Young examines the extraordinary mythology surrounding twentieth-century female aviators like Amelia Earhart and Hanna Reitsch. Throughout, the book Young traces the inextricable link between female power and sexuality and the male desire to control it. This is most vividly portrayed in the twelfth-century Niebelungenlied, in which the proud warrior-queen Brünnhilde loses her great physical strength when she is tricked into giving up her virginity. Centuries earlier the theme is seen in Euripides' play Medea, in which the title character--enraged by her husband's intention to marry a younger woman--uses her divine powers in revenge, wreaking chaos and destruction around her. It is a theme that remains tangible even in the twentieth-century exploits of the comic book character Wonder Woman who, Young argues, retains her physical strength only because her love for fellow aviator Steve Trevor goes unrequited. The first book to systematically chronicle the figure of the flying woman in myth, literature, art, and pop culture, Women Who Fly is an exciting, fresh look at the ways in which women have both influenced and been understood by society and religious traditions around the world.


Tikkun Author
ISBN-10 UVA:X006098567
Release 1999
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Library Journal

Library Journal Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015082964639
Release 1998-10
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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.