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The heroine with 1,001 faces

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Summary
"World-renowned folklorist Maria Tatar reveals an astonishing but long buried history of heroines, taking us from Cassandra and Scheherazade to Nancy Drew and Wonder Woman. How do we explain our newfound cultural investment in empathy and social j... Read more
Contents
"Sing, O Muse" : the hero's journey and the heroine's mission -- Silence and speech : from myth to #MeToo -- Resistance and revelation : storytelling and the unsung heroines of fairy tales -- Wonder girls : curious writers and caring detectives --... Read more
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xxvii, 329 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher
Liveright Publishing Corporation 2021

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Woodmere (Main Branch) 809 TAT in New Non-fiction Reshelving

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