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Men and the water of life: (initiation and the tempering of men )

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Publisher Comments:

A multicultural mythologist marks a vital new phase in contemporary men's work by telling personally moving, universally evocative tales--from the mythic mating dance of an adolescent's Saturday night to a Forest of Stories from the African bush, ancient Ireland, Germany, Japan, and Russia.

Synopsis:

The acclaimed mythologist presents a collection of stories that is a multigenerational exploration of what it means to be a man, including tales of ritual mating dances and life in the African bush.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780062505422
Subtitle:
(initiation and the tempering of men )
Publisher:
HarperSanFrancisco
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
Men
Subject:
Initiation rites
Subject:
Masculinity
Subject:
Men -- Folklore -- Cross-cultural studies.
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 439-442.
Series Volume:
70
Publication Date:
c1993
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
442 p.

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Product details 442 p. pages HarperSanFrancisco - English 9780062505422 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The acclaimed mythologist presents a collection of stories that is a multigenerational exploration of what it means to be a man, including tales of ritual mating dances and life in the African bush.
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