The myth of Persephone in girls" fantasy literature

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English Fantasy fiction, Children"s stories, English, Children"s stories, American, Myth in literature, History and criticism, Girls in literature, American Fantasy fiction, Children"s stories, Child psychology in literature, Persephone (Greek deity) in liter
StatementHolly Virginia Blackford
SeriesChildren"s literature and culture -- 80
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LC ClassificationsPR830.G57 B63 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24827700M
ISBN 139780415895415
LC Control Number2011008970

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In this book, Blackford historic /5. : The Myth of Persephone in Girls' Fantasy Literature (Children's Literature and Culture (Paperback)) (): Blackford, Holly: BooksCited by: In this book, Blackford historicizes the appeal of the Persephone myth in the nineteenth century and traces figurations of Persephone, Demeter, and Hades throughout girls’ literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

She illuminates developmental patterns and anxieties in E. Hoffmann’s Nutcracker and Mouse King, Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women, Emily Brontë’s Wuthering.

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First Published eBook Published 23 April Pub. location New York. Imprint : Holly Blackford. Greek mythology books (retellings, translations, and commentary) continue to be some of my favorite reads. If you’re still fascinated with Greek mythology books, or looking for Percy Jackson or Circe read-alikes, you’ll find the best of them here for adults, teens, and kids alike.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages ; 23 cm. Contents: Introduction --Unearthing the child underworld: the history of Persephone and developmental psychology --Toying with Persephone: Herr Drosselmeier and Marie in E.T.A.

Hoffmann's Nutcracker and Mouse King () --Jo's sensational boy and the gift of Amy's soul in Louisa May Alcott's Little. Buy The Myth of Persephone in Girls' Fantasy Literature by Holly Blackford from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Get this from a library.

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genre of girls' fantasy; it would have been useful if Blackford had provided ' her definition of "fantasy." Indeed, Blackford confusingly claims that she views "the myth of Persephone as provocative of a girls' gothic," but later on, she classifies the books as "mythic texts" (pp.

9, 12). Persephone, the daughter of Zeus and Demeter in Greek mythology, appears in films, works of literature, and in popular culture, both as a goddess character and through the symbolic use of her becomes the queen of the underworld through her abduction by Hades, the god of the underworld.

The myth of her abduction represents her dual function as the as chthonic (underworld). The Goddess Girls is a series of children's books written by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams, published by Simon & Schuster under the Aladdin books are based on Greek mythology and depict the younger generation of the Olympian pantheon as privileged tween students attending Mount Olympus Academy (MOA) to develop their divine skills.

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The series focuses on four primary. Goddess Girls follows four goddesses-in-training - Athena, Persephone, Aphrodite and Artemis – as they navigate the ins and outs of divine social life at Mount Olympus Academy, where the most priviledged gods and goddesses of the Greek pantheon hone their mythical skills.

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The books are based on Greek mythology and depict the younger generation of the Olympian pantheon as privileged tween students attending Mount Olympus Academy (MOA) to develop their divine skills.

The series focuses on four primary characters. Take, for instance, the myth of Persephone’s abduction. A recent retelling of this myth, popular on the internet, shows Persephone entering the Underworld of her own free will, a direct contrast to the Greek myth written down by Hesiod literally called The Rape of Persephone.

I don’t think the difference between the two needs to be pointed out. An adaptation of the Greek myth of Demeter and her daughter Persephone, in an exciting universe that blends high fantasy adventure with visuals reminiscent of Japanese anime and s American-style comics.

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Beside loving flowers, Persephone came to develop love for dogs because of Cerberus. Cerberus is a three headed dog that lived in the underworld. She is also seen to develop an interest in death. In the book of girl’s games, she realizes she also loves cats.

Athena. She is referred to as a brainy girl who never completely fit in her junior.Fantasy Romance Greek Myth Hades And Persephone Drama Persephone Garden As it was told in the supposed myth, Persephone is a divided goddess. It is said that, every spring and summer, she sets off for the Upper World, and makes the flowers bloom, bringing with her a wave of prosperity wherever she walks.Persephone the Phony: Book 2 - Ebook written by Joan Holub, Suzanne Williams.

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