Three Trios: J II


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"Three Trios" brings together, for the first time, translations of two ancient texts. The Apocryphal "Book of Judith" may be the more familiar one--the tale of a widow as warrior-savior. Less familiar may be the possibility that hidden within this narrative is another older sequence, a pagan one. The ritual that initiated a woman into the Dionysian also licensed her to leave her community. That ceremony, for all the running and blood-letting, helped the cultivated woman cultivate her individuation out of a morass of ...

Three Trios: J II 2006, Triquarterly Books

ISBN-13: 9780810151802

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