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Download Satanic Feminism reader Ä Century Culture ë Per Faxneld â ❴Ebook❵ ➩ Satanic Feminism: Lucifer as the Liberator of Woman in Nineteenth-Century Culture (Oxford Studies in Western Esotericism) Author Per Faxneld – According to the Bible Eve was the first Womankind and Eve became a heroine In these reimaginings Satan is an ally in the struggle against a tyrannicalpatriarchy supported by God the Father and his male priests Per Faxneld shows how this Satanic feminism was expressed in a wide variety of nineteenth century literary texts autobiographies pamphlets newspaper articles paintings sculptures and even artifacts of consumer culture like jewelryHe details how colorful figures like the suffragette Elizabeth Cady In “Satanic Feminism Lucifer as the Liberator of Woman in Nineteenth Century Culture” Per Faxneld argues “Furthering our understanding of this type of Satanism which functioned at the time as a shorthand for a cluster of standpoints in opposition to Christian conservative social s in general as well as to patriarchy enables us to better comprehend key figures and currents in our cultural history It will also tell us some interesting things about the renegotiation of the signification of beings from religious myth in times of secularization when traditional institutionalized religiosity was being uestioned” pg 3 Fexneld draws extensively upon the theoretical work of Michel Foucault Antonio Gramsci Julia Kristeva and Mikhail Bakhtin in his examination of gender and text Further he follows the definition of myth and counter myth developed by religious historian Bruce Lincoln Faxneld’s work complements and responds to Sandra M Gilbert and Susan Gubar’s “The Madwoman in the Attic The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth Century Literary Imagination” as well as the work of Nina AuerbachFaxneld writes “Nineteenth century feminists often felt they somehow had to deal with male chauvinists’ use of the story in Genesis 3 One way of doing so which seems to have been uite widespread was to turn the tale on its head making Eve a heroine and the serpent benevolent” pg 72 Turning to Gothic literature Faxneld writes “It is notable that popular fiction tended to have a moralizing tone even when an ambiguous sympathy for the women in league with the Devil is observable Gothic texts were all the same party to the gradual shift in the view of such females which made them and attractive as in some sense positive role models” pg 143 144 In this he draws upon the work of Robert D Hume Faxneld writes of the portrayal of witchcraft in popular culture “The historical witch became a tool for criticizing established religious institutions a denunciation that could also be extended to their patriarchal traits Authors with feminist sympathies seized on the figure of the witch as their ancestress an audacious proto suffragette” pg 248 Faxneld concludes “The texts of Satanic feminism all exhibit disruptive and dissident modes of reading scripture or relating to Christian traditions concerning woman and the Devil” pg 513Faxneld’s “Satanic Feminism” will primarily appeal to those studying nineteenth century literature at the collegiate level or religious studies scholars For his theory heavy style those unfamiliar with Foucault Gramsci and others may find themselves lost Individual chapters would work well as assigned readings in literature history or religious studies classes and people with an interest in modern Satanism may find this an interesting history

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Stanton gender bending Theosophist H P Blavatsky author Aino Kallas actress Sarah Bernhardt anti clerical witch enthusiast Matilda Joslyn Gage decadent marchioness Luisa Casati and the Luciferian lesbian poetess Renee Vivienembraced these reimaginings By exploring the connections between esotericism literature art and the political realm Satanic Feminism sheds new light on neglected aspects of the intellectual history of feminism Satanism and revisionary mythmaking A worthwhile read Showing how women who were socially marginalized reapporpriated the language used to constrain them as a source of empowerment The book is huge and exhaustively researched it demonstrates the power of mythic language and how it allows for malleable interpretations to speak of issues effecting the present concerns

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Satanic Feminism Lucifer as the Liberator of Woman in Nineteenth Century Culture Oxford Studies in Western EsotericismAccording to the Bible Eve was the first to heed Satan's advice to eat the forbidden fruit and thus responsible for all of humanity's subseuent miseries The notion of woman as the Devil's accomplice is prominent throughout Christian history and has been used to legitimize the subordinationof wives and daughters In the nineteenth century rebellious females performed counter readings of this misogynist tradition Lucifer was reconceptualized as a feminist liberator of Un libro necesario en la estantería de todas las mujeresPerfectamente editado elegante diseño impecable ortotipografía impoluta Una delicia en todos los sentidosSólo una pregunta ¿Para cuándo su traducción al español? Me parece imprescindible compartir con el otro medio planeta esta investigaciónMi más sincera enhorabuena al Sr FaxneldEvery woman should own their own copy of this bookPerfect editing elegant impeccable design the orthotypography treatment is flawlessWhen will we see the spanish version of this investigation? I think the other half of the world needs to read thisThank you so much Mr Faxneld