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Meeting the Madwoman Empowering the Feminine Spirit

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ISBN-10: 0553373188

ISBN-13: 9780553373189

Edition: N/A

Authors: Linda Schierse Leonard

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Book details

List price: $19.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/1/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 340
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Meeting the Madwoman
Modern Masks of the Madwoman
The Madwoman in Mythology
The Madwoman at the Movies, the Opera, and in Literature
The Madwoman and the Judge: The Bacchants
The Patriarchy... The Madwoman... and Feminine Spirit
The Madwoman's Paradox: Creation or Destruction
Befriending the Inner Madwoman
Mad Mothers, Mad Daughters
The Saint (or the Too-Nice Mother)
The Ice Queen
The Cold Chain of Injury: Autumn Sonata
Daughter of an Ice Queen: Victoria's Story
Healing the Ice Queen: A Fairy Tale
"The Snow Queen": A Healing
The Dragon Lady
The Sick Mother
Understanding the Mad Mother
The Caged Bird
Cages
The Symbol of the Bird
The Boredom of Mrs. Bridge
Descending into Madness: The Yellow Wallpaper
Breaking the Bars Through Writing: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Freeing the Caged Bird: The Story of Constance
Opening the Cage
The Muse
The Inner Muse
The Misuse of the Muse
On the Pedestal: The Madwoman as Muse
The Golden Goddess: Alma Mahler
Dark Muses
The Tragic Muse: Camille Claudel
Actualizing the Inner Muse: Celeste's Story
Transforming the Muse
The Rejected Lover
Revenge of the She-Devils
Medea
The Tragedy of Maria Callas
From Victim to the Feminine Spirit: Barbara's Story
Transforming the Rejected Lover
The Bag Lady
Fears of the Bag Lady
The Bag Lady as Inner Figure
Facing the Fear: The Story of Diana
Crazy Wisdom: Trudy the Bag Lady
Walking Free: Peace Pilgrim
The External Dilemma
The Recluse
The Old Recluse: The Road to Mecca
Honoring Nature: Rachel Carson
Healing the Recluse
The Revolutionary
The Conscious Revolutionary versus the Terrorist: Raising Feminine Consciousness
Learning to Fight for Feminine Rights: Brenda's Story
Female Solidarity: Thelma and Louise
A Conscious Revolutionary: Rosa Luxemburg
Embodying Feminine Power
The Visionary
The Visionary's Conflict: Personal Desires versus Transpersonal Service
Honoring the Visionary
Raging at God: The Sibyl
Priestess of Poetry: Anna Akhmatova
Glenna's Story: Resolving the Conflict
Embodying the Visions
Through the Madness
Moira's Journey
Invite Her to Lunch: The Madwoman at Your Table
Notes
Index