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Beschreibung"Joanna Hubbs has found the trace of Baba Yaga and the rusalki andMoist Mother Earth and other fascinating feminine myths in Russian culture, and hasadded richly to the growing interest in popular culture." -- New York TimesBook Review
..". brave... fascinating... immenselyenjoyable... " -- Times Higher Education Supplement
..".a stimulating and original study... vivid and readable." -- RussianReview
"An immensely stimulating, beautifully written work ofscholarship." -- Francine du Plessix Gray
"Joanna Hubbshas provided scholars... with a wealth of significant interpretive material toinform if not reform views of both Russian and women's cultures." -- Journal ofAmerican Folklore
A ground-breaking interpretation of Russianculture from prehistory to the present, dealing with the feminine myth as a centralcultural force.
InhaltsverzeichnisAcknowledgments Introduction: Russia as Mother Part One: Mothers One: The First Mothers; Two: Reconstructing the Russian Great Goddess: Rusalki and Baba Yaga; Three: Reconstructing the Russian Great Goddess: Mother Earth; Four: The Coming of Christianity: Mary and Paraskeva-Piatnitsa Part Two: Mothers' Sons Five: Epic Heroes and Disobedient Sons; Six: From Saintly Son to Autocratic Father: The Myth of the Ruler; Seven: Pushkin and Other Champions from the Intelligentsia Conclusion: The Mother as Russia Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index
Pressestimmen"Joanna Hubbs has found the trace of Baba Yaga and the rusalki and Moist Mother Earth and other fascinating feminine myths in Russian culture, and has added richly to the growing interest in popular culture." - New York Times Book Review " ... brave ... fascinating ... immensely enjoyable ... " - Times Higher Education Supplement " ... a stimulating and original study ... vivid and readable." - Russian Review+lt;/I> "n immensely stimulating, beautifully written work of scholarship." Francine du Plessix Gray "Joanna Hubbs has provided scholars ... With a wealth of significant interpretive material to inform if not reform views of both Russian and women's cultures." Journal of American Folklore
Untertitel: The Feminine Myth in Russian Culture. 1623:Standard B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Indiana University Press (IPS)
Erscheinungsdatum: September 1993
Seitenanzahl: 326 Seiten