Mother Russia

Mother Russia

The Feminine Myth in Russian Culture

Book - 1988
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"Joanna Hubbs has found the trace of Baba Yaga and the rusalki and Moist Mother Earth and other fascinating feminine myths in Russian culture, and has added richly to the growing interest in popular culture." -- New York Times Book Review ..". brave... fascinating... immensely enjoyable... " -- Times Higher Education Supplement ..". a stimulating and original study... vivid and readable." -- Russian Review "An immensely stimulating, beautifully written work of scholarship." -- Francine du Plessix Gray "Joanna Hubbs has provided scholars... with a wealth of significant interpretive material to inform if not reform views of both Russian and women's cultures." -- Journal of American Folklore A ground-breaking interpretation of Russian culture from prehistory to the present, dealing with the feminine myth as a central cultural force.
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1988
ISBN: 9780253338600
0253338603
Call Number: 291.2 H862m
Characteristics: xvii, 302 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

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