Daughters of Saturn: From Father's Daughter to Creative Woman (Paperback)
Patricia Reis examines how the father-daughter relationship effects a woman's creative life. First describing the mythology of Saturn-the archetypal devouring and melancholic father-she then matches Saturn's mythological daughters-Hestia, Demeter, Hera, and Aprodite-with four modern women writers-Emily Dickinson, H.D., (Hilda Doolittle), Sylvia Plath, and Anais Nin-and uses these stories, as well as the dreams and stories of other contemporary women, to reveal a path women can follow outside the realm of the fathers to a woman-centered ground of creative authority.
About the Author
Patricia Reis has an MFA from UCLA and a degree in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. She is the author of Through the Goddess: A Woman's Way of Healing and The Dreaming Way: Dreamwork and Art for Remembering and Recovery.