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Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 The Goddess Awakened : Partnership Studies in Literatures, Language and Education
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This book brings together the proceedings of the International Conference entitled 'The Goddess Awakened: Partnership Studies in Education and World Literatures in English' (University of Udine 19-22 April 2007), which hosted internationally renowned writers and scholars in Education and Language Studies, from Italy, Australia, India, South Africa and the United States of America. It combines partnership epistemological models with postcolonial literary criticism, thus creating methodological connections with non-binary and inter/multi-disciplinary cultural paradigms. Its main focus of attention is on the 'archetypical' sources of texts, especially in relation to stories or 'narrations' related to the Goddess figure, metaphor of a more caring and eco-sustainable vision of life. The book investigates the persistence of the ancient Triune Goddess and of other feminine archetypes, prototypical energy present in our past and present traditions, in two periods regarded as specular and conceptually linked: contemporary literatures in English (Australian, Indian, Canadian, South African, West-Indian) and Renaissance/Late Renaissance British literature. The awakening of the Goddess is also celebrated in the arts: poetry, drama, narrative, dance, and a photographic and sculptural exhibition of the Sacred Feminine, which can be enjoyed both in the book itself and in the two accompanying DVDs (publisher website).


  • Contents indexed selectively.


* Contents derived from the Udine,
Western Europe, Europe,
Forum : The University of Udine Press , 2007 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Archetypes of Partnership and the Goddess : The Human Spiritual Journey in David Malouf's 'The Conversations at Curlow Creek', Antonella Riem Natale , single work criticism (p. 57-71)
Echoes of the Other : Translating David Malouf into Italian, Franca Cavagnoli , single work criticism (p. 73-82)
Language and Partnership in David Malouf's An Imaginary Life, Maria Bortoluzzi , single work criticism (p. 83-97)
Approaching Mount Athos Through Poetry and Prose, Tom Petsinis , single work short story (p. 263-271)
Flash Bang Babyi"At your birth the ceiling cracked,", Jaya Savige , single work poetry (p. 273)
Island Days, Jaya Savige , sequence poetry (p. 273-283)
On Raphael's : The Triumph of Galateai"Any sexy ad for cheap call rates", Jaya Savige , single work poetry (p. 274)
Note: As Part of 'Island Days' sequence.
The Pain Switchi"The moon's white knife, etching", Jaya Savige , single work poetry (p. 275)
Note: As part of 'Island days' sequence.
The Monastery of Sant'Onofrioi"Winter is in the trees. The fountain's moss-stained", Jaya Savige , single work poetry (p. 276)
Note: As part of 'Island Days' sequence
La Quercia del Tassoi"Here, take my weight, for I'm light as shadow", Jaya Savige , single work poetry (p. 277)
Note: As part of 'Island Days' sequence
Public Executioni"On this concrete daylight nicks its blade.", Jaya Savige , single work poetry (p. 278-279)
Note: As part of 'Island Days' Sequence

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Udine,
      Western Europe, Europe,
      Forum : The University of Udine Press ,
      2007 .
      Extent: 407p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 9788884204493
      Series: y separately published work icon ALL Associazione Laureati/e in Lingue; Association of Graduates in Modern Languages Forum : The University of Udine Press (publisher), Udine : Forum : The University of Udine Press , Z1796093 series - publisher criticism This book series crosses disciplinary boundaries in literary criticism, linguistics (theoretical and applied) and creative writing, explores complex and fast changing cultural landscapes and maps out new paths in 'different' territories by means of experimental, multidisciplinary, poetic and artistic studies where cultures of partnership can be developed. ALL, the acronym of Associazione Laureati/e in Lingue (Association of Graduates in Modern Languages) means everything and everybody: this is our starting point in an open journey of discovery (publisher website).
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