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Cynthia Joyce Clay’s compilation of short tales 'New Myths of the Feminine Devin'e grabbed my attention from its synopsis and promise of a wealthy range of perspectives. The introduction to this compilation held my attention immediately and brought out my understanding and sympathies of the struggle of the fantasy genre and female authors in their fight to establish their place within literature. This introduction held my hopes high for the following tales – how disappointed I was. The majority ...more
Feb 02, 2012 The Haunted Reading Room 2017 - Year of Lovecraft rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: lovers of fantasy, myth, mythology, feminism, great writing irregardless of genre
Review of New Myths of the Divine Feminine by Cynthia Joyce Clay
“New Myths of the Feminine Divine” is a collection of fourteen stories from the pen of accomplished author Cynthia Joyce Clay (author of “Zollocco” and “Romance of the Unicorn”).
This book is worth purchasing and reading even if it contained only the wonderfully cogent Introduction, in which author Clay discusses the status (and meaning behind) the genres of science fiction, fantasy, and myth, from a perspective of gender identity. B ...more
May 04, 2012 Midu Hadi rated it liked it
Recommends it for: people looking for something different
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