Women Who Fly
Goddesses, Witches, Mystics, and Other Airborne FemalesBook - 2018
"Examines the motif of the flying woman as it appears in a wide variety of cultures and historical periods, in legends, myths, rituals, sacred narratives, and artistic productions. ... Throughout, Young demonstrates that female power has always been inextricably linked with female sexuality and that the desire to control it is a pervasive theme in these stories."--Jacket flap.
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 
Copyright Date: ©2018
Branch Call Number: 130.082 YOU 2018
Characteristics: xiii, 358 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm