Passion, joy, and longing abound in seven original classic love stories, newly retold by a master storyteller. Wolkstein has vividly re-created unforgettable myths of love, published together in a single collection for the first time. Includes "Inanna and Dumuzi," "Shiva and Sati," "The Song of Songs," "Psyche and Eros," and more.
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Diane Wolkstein is the author of over thirteen award-winning books of folklore for adults and children, including Inanna: Queen of Heaven and Earth (with Samuel Noah Kramer) and The Magic Orange Tree and Other Haitian Folktales. She also lectures and performs widely. She lives in New York City.Review:
Diane Wolkstein is surely one of the great storytellers of the twentieth century --Jean Huston, Ph.D. Author of The Search for the Beloved
"A splendid collection of indispensable tales of love, handsomely retold...” --Barry Ulanov, Professor Emeritus of Literature, Barnard College
"It is creation itself we experience as we read her book..." --Olivier Bernier, Lecturer, Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Book Description Perennial, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060922729
Book Description Perennial, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060922729
Book Description Perennial. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0060922729 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.1021673