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The Metamorphosis of Baubo: Myths of Woman's Sexual Energy

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A pathbreaking study of an archetypal symbol of female power and sexual energy, prevalent in many ancient and modern cultures around the world.
Paperback, 219 pages
Published April 1st 1994 by Vanderbilt University Press (TN)
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Adrienne Kiser
Sep 16, 2013 Adrienne Kiser rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What a wonderful book! My only previous encounter with the figure of Baubo was quite a few years back ago when I first read "Women Who Run With the Wolves", in which Baubo is briefly mentioned. In that book, Baubo is referenced as the "belly goddess" who deals in laughter and embodies the idea of embracing our sexual nature with joy and good humor. Unfortunately, I learned from the same book that very little is known about Baubo.

Imagine my surprise when I discovered Lubell's well-written and inf
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Fishface
Feb 14, 2016 Fishface rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An interesting look into how a single mythological tale has changed over time, both in form and content and in our understanding of that content.
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