Women and Madness
Chicago Review Press, 4 set 2018 - 432 pagine
Feminist icon Phyllis Chesler's pioneering work, Women and Madness, remains startlingly relevant today, nearly fifty years since its first publication in 1972. With over 2.5 million copies sold, this landmark book is unanimously regarded as the definitive work on the subject of women's psychology. Now back in print, this completely revised and updated edition adds perspectives on eating disorders, postpartum depression, biological psychology, important feminist political findings, female genital mutilation, and more.
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... AND FUTURE Female Psychology in Our Culture: Women Alone Female Psychology in Our Culture: Women in Groups Amazon Societies: Visions and Possibilities e Problem of Survival: Power and Violence Some Psychological Prescriptions for ...
I read novels and poems about sad, mad, bad women and devoured mythology and anthropology, especially about goddesses, matriarchies, and Amazon warrior women. It is no accident that I wrote about goddesses in Women and Madness: great ...
My statistics and theories were “wrong,” I had “overstated” my case regarding the institutions of marriage and psychiatry, I'd overly “romanticized” archetypes, especially of the Goddess and Amazon variety. Like so many feminists before ...
... appreciation for and understanding of motherhood and the important role it plays in female psychology. My younger Amazon self rejected biological motherhood under patriarchal conditions as too difficult for an intellectual warrior.
... rape unthinkable, and the love of young girls praised in poems written by even the most hardened war veterans. Artemis herself had many female lovers, and many daughters, each of whom founded other Amazon cities in Africa, ...
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The author explores perception of women and gender roles, making a case that "madness" can be a normal response to intolerable pressures and exploitations experienced by women. Issues in the myth of ... Leggi recensione completa
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Still strident after all these years, prominent feminist author and activist Chesler (The Death of Feminism ) here updates her classic on female psychology. A new introduction is followed by a ... Leggi recensione completa