By Lise Lunge-Larsen,Beth Krommes
By David D. Gilmore
"Yes, ladies are the best evil Zeus has made, and males are absolute to them hand and foot with very unlikely knots by means of God."—Semonides, 7th century B.C.
Men placed ladies on a pedestal to worship them from afar—and to take higher goal at them for the aim of derision. Why is that this paradoxical reaction to girls so common, so far-reaching, so all-pervasive? Misogyny, David D. Gilmore indicates, is better defined as a male illness, because it has consistently been a attribute shared via human societies during the world.
Misogyny: The Male Malady is a accomplished historic and anthropological survey of woman-hating that casts new mild in this age-old bias. The turmoil of masculinity and the ugliness of misogyny were good documented in several cultures, yet Gilmore's synoptic method identifies misogyny in various human studies open air of intercourse and marriage and makes a clean and enlightening contribution towards realizing this phenomenon. Gilmore continues that misogyny is so frequent and so pervasive between males that it has to be at the least in part psychogenic in foundation, as a result of exact reviews within the male developmental cycle, instead of attributable to the surroundings alone.
Presenting a wealth of compelling examples—from the jungles of recent Guinea to the boardrooms of company America—Gilmore exhibits that misogynistic practices take place in hauntingly exact varieties. He asserts that those deep and abiding male anxieties stem from unresolved conflicts among men's severe desire for and dependence upon girls and their both extreme worry of that dependence. notwithstanding, misogyny, in accordance with Gilmore, can also be usually supported and intensified by means of convinced cultural realities, resembling patrilineal social association; kinship ideologies that prefer fraternal team spirit over conjugal harmony; power struggle, feuding, or different kinds of intergroup violence; and spiritual orthodoxy or asceticism. Gilmore is in spite of everything in a position to provide steps towards the invention of antidotes to this irrational yet worldwide prejudice, supplying a chance for a long-lasting remedy to misogyny and its manifestations.
By Colin Kidd
By William A. Owens
Texas, the 1930s—the years of the good melancholy. It was once the Texas of serious males: Dobie, Bedichek, Webb, the younger Américo Paredes. And it used to be the Texas of may well McCord and "Cocky" Thompson, the Reverend I. B. Loud, the Cajun Marcelle Comeaux, the black guy they referred to as "Grey Ghost," and all of the different amazing "ordinary" humans whom William A. Owens met in his travels.
"Up and down and sideways" throughout Texas, Owens traveled. His aim: to benefit for himself what the various peoples of the country "believed in, yearned for, laughed at, fought over, as printed in tale and song." Tell me a narrative, sing me a song brings jointly either the songs he gathered—many observed via music—and Owens' hot recollections of his travels within the Texas of the Thirties and early Forties.
By Miranda Gray,Nora Steinbrun
Miranda grey nos explica que cada mujer dispone de una naturaleza cíclica única, y nos guía para vivir de forma apasionada y creativa basándonos en nuestro ciclos personales, a l. a. vez que explora l. a. conciencia femenina encerrada en los angeles sabiduría ancestral, los angeles mitología y los cuentos tradicionales occidentales, sugiriendo ejercicios y métodos prácticos (incluido el Diagrama Lunar) que facilitan l. a. exploración del profundo significado de ser una Mujer Cíclica.
LUNA ROJA transformará tus principles sobre ti misma, tu ciclo y tu vida.
Luna Roja te ayudará a:
• Aceptar tu naturaleza cíclica y conectar con cada una de las poderosas energías encerradas en las cuatro fases de tu ciclo menstrual.
• Disfrutar de esas energías y aplicarlas de forma creativa, sexual y espiritual a tu vida cotidiana.
• Volver a despertar los mitos cíclicos y asumirlos como un viaje personal.
• Desterrar los tabúes y vivir en armonía con las distintas fases de l. a. «regla».
El ciclo menstrual femenino es un poderoso proceso creativo cuyos efectos no se reducen al plano meramente fisiológico, sino que también se hacen sentir intensamente a nivel psicológico y espiritual.
Luna roja ofrece a los angeles mujer moderna una profunda y clarificadora visión de su naturaleza cíclica y de los dones y posibilidades que encierra el ciclo menstrual.
Estamos ante una obra desmitificadora, una auténtica «guía de ritmos femeninos» que enseña a valorar los angeles realidad femenina y las posibilidades que ésta encierra.
MIRANDA grey es artista gráfica, diseñadora, escritora y profesora de terapias alternativas, y es maestra de reiki.
Es autora de diversas obras relacionadas con los angeles autoayuda, los angeles tradición well known y los angeles espiritualidad. Su obra Luna roja ha sido traducida a numerosos idiomas, cuenta con cientos de miles de ejemplares vendidos y se ha convertido en obra de consulta obligada. Tiene un profundo amor por los angeles naturaleza, los angeles mitología y el folclore, así como también una gran curiosidad espiritual. Le encanta explorar diferentes principles y nuevas formas de experimentar el mundo, y ama compartir y enseñar sus conocimientos y las diversas técnicas que ha aprendido, para lo que imparte talleres en distintas partes del mundo.
By Elizabeth De La Portilla
By Marcello Veneziani
By Elizabeth Wayland Barber,Paul T. Barber
Why have been Prometheus and Loki predicted as chained to rocks? What was once the Golden Calf? Why are mirrors believed to hold undesirable good fortune? How may possibly an individual imagine that mortals like Perseus, Beowulf, and St. George really fought dragons, given that dragons do not exist? unusual although they sound, even though, those "myths" didn't commence as fiction.
This soaking up publication exhibits that myths initially transmitted genuine information regarding genuine occasions and observations, conserving the data occasionally for millennia inside nonliterate societies. Geologists' interpretations of ways a volcanic cataclysm in the past created Oregon's Crater Lake, for instance, is echoed aspect for aspect within the neighborhood fantasy of its starting place. The Klamath tribe observed it occur and handed down the story--for approximately 8,000 years.
We, even if, were literate see you later that now we have forgotten how myths encode fact. fresh stories of ways our brains paintings, utilized to quite a lot of info from the Pacific Northwest to historic Egypt to trendy tales stated in newspapers, have helped the Barbers deduce the attribute rules wherein such stories either improve and degrade via time. fable is in truth a particularly moderate strategy to express very important messages orally over many generations--although reasoning again to the unique occasions is feasible in simple terms below particularly particular conditions.
Our oldest written files date to 5,200 years in the past, yet we've been talking and mythmaking for possibly 100,000. This groundbreaking booklet issues find out how to restoring a few of that misplaced historical past and instructing us approximately human storytelling.
By Ian Brodie,Paul "Moose" MacKinnon
MacKinnon’s Cape Breton comedian publication heroes, the Cape Breton Liberation military, led the revolution, lampooning neighborhood and provincial politics, labour unions, environmental activism, govt infrastructure initiatives and back-to-the-landers. throughout the farcical exploits of the CBLA, outdated Trout Funnies parodied and performed with the comic strip of Cape Bretoners as shiftless, happy-go-lucky rogues whose motivation emanated from the taverns.
In The comedian Origins of the Cape Breton Liberation military, folklorist Ian Brodie explores the subjects and the legacy of previous Trout Funnies, delivering the cultural and ancient context for a undertaking that was once intensely esoteric and in-the-moment. incorporated are the entire runs of the comics, the calendars and a few infrequently obvious ancillary photos of the CBLA, and of a few unfinished and unpublished works.
By H.W Kaufmann
This strange booklet examines definitions of the myth, apologue, parable, ethical story, and so forth. It then proposes using the time period exemplum, utilized by medieval scribes, to outline all kinds of knowledge narratives. It makes a cross-cultural structural research of the exemplum and identifies its tripartite constitution composed of the promythium, the nucleus, and the epimythium. The e-book ends with an research of the explanations why grown males spent loads time writing and gathering those stories. It demonstrates that fables and comparable genres weren't fairly intended for little kids to profit ethical classes. They have been used to coach advanced spiritual and political ideologies, to soundly ridicule tyrants and despots, to free up tensions, and to provide strong or undesirable advice.