A Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search for Love and Lore

❴PDF / Epub❵ ☂ A Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search for Love and Lore Author Amanda Adams – Opel-rallye.de Elusive seductive otherworldly the mermaid is one of the most resonant of female archetypes persisting across cultures and eras In this singular study Amanda Adams uses poetic language and invokes a wElusive seductive otherworldly the mermaid is one of the most resonant of female archetypes persisting across cultures and eras In this singular study Amanda Adams uses poetic language and invokes a wide range of representations and disciplines — from literature poetry and mythology to anthropology and folklore — to r.

Eclaim this icon of female power for modern readers Beginning with Melusina the bathing mermaid par excellence Adams describes the seductive sirens and their honeyed songs the powerful Arctic sea goddess Sedna and the long haired rusalki of Russian lore among other legendary mermaids As she tells their stories she conside.

mermaid's book tale kindle personal ebok search free love book lore mobile A Mermaid's pdf Tale A pdf Tale A Personal Search pdf Mermaid's Tale A ebok Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search kindle A Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search for Love and Lore EpubEclaim this icon of female power for modern readers Beginning with Melusina the bathing mermaid par excellence Adams describes the seductive sirens and their honeyed songs the powerful Arctic sea goddess Sedna and the long haired rusalki of Russian lore among other legendary mermaids As she tells their stories she conside.

10 thoughts on “A Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search for Love and Lore

  1. Grace Grace says:

    A Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search for Love and Lore mermaid's book, tale kindle, personal ebok, search free, love book, lore mobile, A Mermaid's pdf, Tale A pdf, Tale A Personal Search pdf, Mermaid's Tale A ebok, Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search kindle, A Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search for Love and Lore EpubMehI wanted to like this book I really did Even while reading it I wanted to like it so much that at times I truly DID like it After all this is a book ab


  2. Alex Alex says:

    A Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search for Love and Lore mermaid's book, tale kindle, personal ebok, search free, love book, lore mobile, A Mermaid's pdf, Tale A pdf, Tale A Personal Search pdf, Mermaid's Tale A ebok, Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search kindle, A Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search for Love and Lore EpubNormally I struggle quite a bit with stories about people’s personal journeys if I don’t feel like I already have an interest in them as people and I’d never heard of Amanda Adams before But her self discovery intermingled with exploration of myths and how they’ve been changed and perceived coupled with feminist stances on mermaids and breathtaking art resulted in this being a delightful read


  3. Maureen Maureen says:

    A Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search for Love and Lore mermaid's book, tale kindle, personal ebok, search free, love book, lore mobile, A Mermaid's pdf, Tale A pdf, Tale A Personal Search pdf, Mermaid's Tale A ebok, Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search kindle, A Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search for Love and Lore EpubI loved this memoirexploration of mermaid stories from around the world and the relationship between the author and mermaids The prose was written in an engaging creative talented way that I found both penetrating and evocative I particularly like the chapters on Melusina the selkie and the author's friend Mitten and Yemaya Having had profound experiences with Yemaya and her priests I found that chapter an absolute delight I'm still thinking about this book even though I finished it months ago Part of what has stayed with me is that even with academic training the author is deeply affected by her childhood love of mermaids which in turn has led her to ruminations both playful and serious about womanhood mystery and myth She is adept at writing about the intersection of the three I am so glad that she has carried her mermaidenry with her


  4. Megan Megan says:

    A Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search for Love and Lore mermaid's book, tale kindle, personal ebok, search free, love book, lore mobile, A Mermaid's pdf, Tale A pdf, Tale A Personal Search pdf, Mermaid's Tale A ebok, Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search kindle, A Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search for Love and Lore Epubpretty book nice illustrations but kind ofdumb really Pretentious and sillyit's just about one girl's obsession with mermaids and how that supposedly reflects on her life adventures which seem a little made up and romanticized her experiences as a nouveau hippie boho girl didn't really ring true to me but then I new a billion girls like that in Berkeley and this girl was from norcal and graduated from Cal in fact it could even be that one horrid girl who graduated anthro with cat and got into cal for her phd in folklore which made me jealousshe was annoying and the picture kinda looks like heractuallySo Yea If you are interested in pretty mermaid artwork or if you even though White Oleander was a tiny bit good maybe you would enjoy her style of writing but i thought it a bit too hippie twee for me


  5. Andrea Andrea says:

    A Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search for Love and Lore mermaid's book, tale kindle, personal ebok, search free, love book, lore mobile, A Mermaid's pdf, Tale A pdf, Tale A Personal Search pdf, Mermaid's Tale A ebok, Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search kindle, A Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search for Love and Lore EpubAdams reminded me of the days of diving to the depths of the bath tub rescuing treasure and escaping the clutches of the occasional passing pirate As a little girl I wanted to be a mermaid not a princess I still love the mystery and enchantment that has fueled the fascination of mermaids throughout history Even as a grown women identify with the mischievous aquatic temptress The mermaid is strong independent fierce all the while embracing her charm beauty and alluring qualities Adams explores the origins and qualities that have made mermaids a mainstay in global folklore in her easy reading and well organized book


  6. Summer Brennan Summer Brennan says:

    A Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search for Love and Lore mermaid's book, tale kindle, personal ebok, search free, love book, lore mobile, A Mermaid's pdf, Tale A pdf, Tale A Personal Search pdf, Mermaid's Tale A ebok, Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search kindle, A Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search for Love and Lore EpubI thought this book was a wonderful balance of myth and memoir This isn't a thesis and doesn't pretend to be it's a lyric exploration and a sm


  7. Avril Avril says:

    A Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search for Love and Lore mermaid's book, tale kindle, personal ebok, search free, love book, lore mobile, A Mermaid's pdf, Tale A pdf, Tale A Personal Search pdf, Mermaid's Tale A ebok, Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search kindle, A Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search for Love and Lore EpubI began reading this book hoping to learn about mermaids selkies and other creatures of that ilk There wasn't a lot of in depth research here This book is less about folkore It's about a woman's obsession with mermaids with a little bit of memoir added to the mix This book is amusing and light Sometimes amusing and light is just the ticket I unfortunately read this for substance and didn't find much


  8. Alexandra Relias Alexandra Relias says:

    A Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search for Love and Lore mermaid's book, tale kindle, personal ebok, search free, love book, lore mobile, A Mermaid's pdf, Tale A pdf, Tale A Personal Search pdf, Mermaid's Tale A ebok, Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search kindle, A Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search for Love and Lore EpubAn interesting non fiction book regarding myths of mermaids in various cultures throughout history


  9. Lauren Lauren says:

    A Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search for Love and Lore mermaid's book, tale kindle, personal ebok, search free, love book, lore mobile, A Mermaid's pdf, Tale A pdf, Tale A Personal Search pdf, Mermaid's Tale A ebok, Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search kindle, A Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search for Love and Lore EpubAfter I read the first two chapters I had to know what happened It just drew me in


  10. Alessandra Fissinger Alessandra Fissinger says:

    A Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search for Love and Lore mermaid's book, tale kindle, personal ebok, search free, love book, lore mobile, A Mermaid's pdf, Tale A pdf, Tale A Personal Search pdf, Mermaid's Tale A ebok, Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search kindle, A Mermaid's Tale A Personal Search for Love and Lore EpubI really liked this book and I didn't think it too smarmy at all


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