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2 edition of Woman as heroine found in the catalog.

Woman as heroine

Worcester Art Museum (Massachusetts)

Woman as heroine

(catalogue of an exhibition held at Worcester Art Museum,15 September-22 October 1972).

by Worcester Art Museum (Massachusetts)

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Published by Worcester Art Gallery in Worcester, Massachusetts .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14118479M

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  The 50 best heroines from middle grade books, from Anne Shirley to Hermione to Julie of the Wolves! This post is part of our International Women’s Day celebration. See all the posts here.   Elizabeth chooses her heart over societal norms and can always be caught enjoying a good book—giving her a spot on our heroine list. Celie from The Color Purple by Alice Walker. Celie becomes a strong woman after being abused and oppressed throughout The Color Purple. Her new independence inspires us. Jane Eyre from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte.

  One great thing about being in your 40s is that, maybe for the first time ever, you feel like you're in a really good place: You have life experience, perspective, and let's be real—you finally feel like you have it all together.(Hey, it takes time!) So when you're looking for the perfect book that suits your needs, you can't just reach for anything. The heroine's journey came about in when Maureen Murdock, a Jungian psychotherapist and a student of Joseph Campbell, published a self-help book called The Heroine's Journey: Woman's Quest for Wholeness in response to Campbell's Hero's Journey model. She developed the guide while working with her female patients.


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