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by Lee R. Edwards

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  • ISBN 0819561711
  • ISBN13 978-0819561718
  • Language English
  • Author Lee R. Edwards
  • Publisher Wesleyan University Press (March 1, 1987)
  • Pages 319
  • Formats azw docx lrf lit
  • Category Fiction
  • Subcategory History and Criticism
  • Size ePub 1941 kb
  • Size Fb2 1597 kb
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I have taken such pains to indicate the scope, terms, and foci of Neumann's analysis because he provides one of the main pillars on which any further systematic study of the woman hero must rest.

Lee R. Edwards, Psyche as Hero: Female Heroism and Fictional Form (Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University . Joseph Campbell, The Hero with a Thousand Faces (New York: Meridian Books, 1958), 59–68. Edwards, Psyche as Hero: Female Heroism and Fictional Form (Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1984), . oogle Scholar. 14.

ISBN 10: 0819561711 ISBN 13: 9780819561718. Publisher: Wesleyan University Press, 1987. Edwards is a professor of English and women's studies and director of the Women's Studies Program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is author of Psyche as Hero: Female Heroism and Fictional Form. demonstrates with a considerable authority of its own that feminist criticism has an original and scholarly contribution to make to the understanding of literature and the methods of criticism.

Edwards, Lee. Psyche as Hero: Female Heroism and Fictional Form. For most readers and spectators, heroism takes the form of public, idealized masculinity. Middletown: Wesleyan UP, 1984. Broken Nuptial in Shakespeare's Plays. It calls to mind socially and morally elevated men embarking on active adventures: courageously confronting danger; valiantly rescuing the helpless; exploring and claiming unconquered terrain. But in this book, Mary Beth Rose argues that from the late sixteenth to the late seventeenth centuries, a passive, more female, but equally potent dimension of heroic identity began to dominate English culture.

Using this method, several aspects of heroes and roles for characters from numerous theoretical models can be incorporated into the analysis. Wyer)Archetypal Patterns in Women ́s Fiction. Feminine and masculine traits of the characters do not interfere with their interaction, and neither do the restrictions of conventional roles within fiction. By developing the duomyth further, to a triomyth, the ambiguity of characters ́individual function disappear, as they appear as a whole unit, a collective hero.

Psyche (German: Psyche, zur te der Seele) is an 1846 book by the physiologist Carl Gustav Carus.