By Elizabeth Eowyn Nelson
Nelson examines the metaphor of the knife from all angles—alchemical, sacrificial, lunar, phallic—and delves into the mythology and imagery of girls and knives, connecting our deep previous to our current lives and our percentages for the future.
Elizabeth Eowyn Nelson is center college and dissertation coverage director at Pacifica Graduate Institute close to Santa Barbara, California, the place she has been instructing considering 2002. She is coauthor of The paintings of Inquiry (2005), which expresses many key principles approximately examine and the inventive method founded at the dwelling psyche. Her learn pursuits specialize in mythologies of female strength, cultural expressions of the shadow, and somatic psychology. a qualified author and editor for thirty years, she can be a lifelong athlete, a qualified therapeutic massage therapist, and an avid pupil of the Tarot, runes, and archetypal astrology.
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