Women Androgynes and Other Mythical Beasts

Examines the conception of the relationship between men and women as expressed in the animal symbols and sexual metaphors of Hindu mythology

Women  Androgynes  and Other Mythical Beasts

Examines the conception of the relationship between men and women as expressed in the animal symbols and sexual metaphors of Hindu mythology

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Women, Androgynes, and Other Mythical Beasts
Language: en
Pages: 408
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Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1982-11-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Examines the conception of the relationship between men and women as expressed in the animal symbols and sexual metaphors of Hindu mythology
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Language: en
Pages: 408
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Categories: Social Science
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