Artemis: The Indomitable Spirit in Everywoman by Jean Shinoda Bolen

By Jean Shinoda Bolen

From fictional characters like Bridget Jones to feminist icons like Gloria Steinem, Jean Bolen’s bestselling classic Goddesses in Everywoman has been generally learn and soundly praised.

Now comes a brand new ebook written within the similar spirit and with an identical energy. In Artemis: The Indomitable Spirit in Everywoman, Bolen invitations girls and women to find the tenacity and braveness of the Artemis archetype and the way it may be tapped to reside authentically.

To inform the tale, Bolen delves deeply into the parable of Atalanta, the recognized hunter and runner in historic Greek mythology, a mortal girl who's pointed out with Artemis the Greek Goddess of the quest and Moon. Atalanta begun lifestyles deserted and left to die simply because she used to be born a woman. She confronted the Calydon Boar and drew first blood; she used to be the runner who may call for to be overwhelmed in a footrace by means of the fellow who may perhaps declare her as his bride. She exemplifies the indomitable spirit in efficient, brave women and within the girls they turn into. this can be grit, the eagerness and endurance to head the gap, to outlive, and to succeed.

She comprises many real-life tales in addition to mythological and fictional examples of ladies who're just like Atalanta, together with between others Princess Merida from the lively film Brave and Katniss from The starvation Games. Artemis and Atalanta are the ability during which readers can navigate their very own own exploration to develop into their genuine selves. Bolen dedicates this e-book to ladies and women who include the archetype of Artemis, who realize her uncrushable spirit in themselves or others. 

Show description

Read or Download Artemis: The Indomitable Spirit in Everywoman PDF

Best folklore & mythology books

Curious Myths of the Middle Ages: The Sangreal, Pope Joan, The Wandering Jew, and Others (Dover Books on Anthropology and Folklore)

Some of the most exceptional, eclectic thinkers in Victorian England, the Reverend Sabine Baring-Gould (1834–1924) was once intrigued through the gruesome and sometimes savage background of the center a while. The famous writer and folklorist’s fascination with the interval led to this soaking up compilation of classic stories surrounding such figures as William inform and the fellow within the Moon.

The Two Madonnas: The Politics of Festival in a Sardinian Community

Portrayed by means of early go back and forth writers as historical pagan survivals, gala's in Sardinia have lengthy involved either local islanders and outsiders. yet on the sunrise of the twenty-first century, this Mediterranean island has turn into a part of a world economic system, and its fairs allure travelers from all over the world.

Blood on the Tides: The Ozidi Saga and Oral Epic Narratology (Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora)

The Ozidi Saga is one in all Africa's most sensible recognized prosimetric epics, set within the Delta quarter of Nigeria. Blood at the Tides examines the epic -- a story of a warrior and his sorcerer grandmother's revenge upon the assassins who killed her son -- either as an instance of oral literature and as a mirrored image of the categorical social and political matters of the Nigerian Delta and the rustic as awhole.

Loving Vampires: Our Undead Obsession

Vampire characters are ubiquitous in pop culture, serving as metaphors for society’s such a lot delicate subjects—sexuality, gender roles, race, ethnicity, class—and usually channeling common fears of immigration, crime, terrorism and habit. This booklet explores pop culture’s vampires variously as sexual seducers, savage monsters, noble protectors and drainers of human strength.

Additional resources for Artemis: The Indomitable Spirit in Everywoman

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.59 of 5 – based on 44 votes