Worlds Within Women: Myth and Mythmaking in Fantastic Literature by Women

Bloomsbury Academic, 16 de out. de 1986 - 214 páginas
Focusing on the connection between metaphor and myth, Thelma Shinn provides a methaphoric reading of fantastic literature by women that enables the reader to glimpse its underlying mythic purpose and content. She examines some seventy novels by twenty-four women writers and draws on a rich variety of secondary sources in literature, women's studies, science fiction/fantasy scholarship, and comparative mythology.

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