By Jean Shinoda Bolen
From fictional characters like Bridget Jones to feminist icons like Gloria Steinem, Jean Bolen’s bestselling classic Goddesses in Everywoman has been commonly learn and soundly praised.
Now comes a brand new e-book written within the related spirit and with an analogous energy. In Artemis: The Indomitable Spirit in Everywoman, Bolen invitations girls and women to find the tenacity and braveness of the Artemis archetype and the way it may be tapped to stay authentically.
To inform the tale, Bolen delves deeply into the parable of Atalanta, the recognized hunter and runner in historic Greek mythology, a mortal lady who's pointed out with Artemis the Greek Goddess of the quest and Moon. Atalanta started lifestyles deserted and left to die simply because she was once born a lady. She confronted the Calydon Boar and drew first blood; she used to be the runner who could call for to be crushed in a footrace by means of the fellow who may perhaps declare her as his bride. She exemplifies the indomitable spirit in powerfuble, brave women and within the girls they develop into. this can be grit, the fervour and patience to head the gap, to outlive, and to succeed.
She comprises many real-life tales in addition to mythological and fictional examples of girls who're just like Atalanta, together with between others Princess Merida from the lively film Brave and Katniss from The starvation Games. Artemis and Atalanta are the skill by which readers can navigate their very own own exploration to turn into their genuine selves. Bolen dedicates this e-book to girls and women who include the archetype of Artemis, who observe her uncrushable spirit in themselves or others.
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Artemis: The Indomitable Spirit in Everywoman by Jean Shinoda Bolen