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The Once and Future Goddess: A Sweeping Visual Chronicle of the Sacred Female and Her Reemergence in the Cult

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A richly illustrated testament to the reemergence of the Goddess in the art and in the lives of contemporary women and men.

In this beautifully illustrated and far-reaching history. Elinor Gadon vividly weaves words and images to demonstrate the powerful connections between ancient and contemporary art, between the Goddess of the Ice Age and the Goddess of today.

This panoramic view of Goddess imagery extends from the prehistoric Goddess representations of Catal Huyuk, Malta, Avebury, and Crete, tot he more patriarchal images of the Sumerians, Greeks, and Christians, to the wide range of contemporary artists inspired by the Goddess, including Frida Kahlo, Mayumi Oda, and Judy Chicago.

About the Author

Elinor W. Gadon is an art historian specializing in Indian art and culture and the analysis of images and symbols in their cultural context. She has taught at Harvard, Tufts, and the New School for Social Research. She lives in Berkeley, California.

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ISBN:
9780062503541
Subtitle:
A Sweeping Visual Chronicle of the Sacred Female and Her Reemergence in the Cult
Author:
Gadon, Elinor
Author:
Gadon, Elinor
Author:
by Elinor Gadon
Publisher:
HarperOne
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Spirituality - Women's
Subject:
Goddesses
Subject:
General Religion
Subject:
Religion Comparative-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
no. 46
Publication Date:
19891129
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
9.14x7.56x1.17 in. 1.38 lbs.

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