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Clarissa Pinkola Estes was born in Indiana in 1943 to parents of Spanish and Mexican ancestry, but was later adopted by Hungarian immigrants. She received her Ph.D. from the Union Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio, and was certified as a Jungian analyst in 1984. She worked as a psychoanalyst in private vis mere practice and developed and taught the Writing as Liberation of the Spirit program in state and federal prisons. Estes served as executive director of the C.G. Jung Center for Education and Research and cofounded and codirected Colorado Authors for Gay and Lesbian Equal Rights. One of Estes's better-known writings, Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype (1992), is drawn from tales and myths she heard firsthand from members of such cultures as Asian, Mexican, African, and Greek. She also wrote The Gift of Story (1993). Her books can be found indexed under Psychology, Women's Studies, Mythology, Spiritual Development, and Poetry. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

Værker af Clarissa Pinkola Estés

The Faithful Gardener: A Wise Tale About That Which Can Never Die (1995) — Forfatter — 291 eksemplarer, 6 anmeldelser
The Gift of Story: A Wise Tale About What Is Enough (1993) 172 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
In the House of the Riddle Mother (1993) 22 eksemplarer
Contos dos Irmãos Grimm (2005) 16 eksemplarer
Storie di donne selvagge (2008) 4 eksemplarer
Echte vrouwen denken anders (2001) — Forfatter — 3 eksemplarer
Bedtime Stories for Lovers (2003) 3 eksemplarer
Biegnaca z wilkami (2022) 2 eksemplarer
Kalpten Gelen Armagan (2021) 1 eksemplar
Echte vrouwen denken anders (2003) 1 eksemplar
I desideri dell'anima (2014) 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

The Hero with a Thousand Faces (1949) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver9,544 eksemplarer, 75 anmeldelser
Tales of the Brothers Grimm (1998) — Redaktør — 212 eksemplarer
Wild Women: Contemporary Short Stories by Women Celebrating Women (1994) — Introduktion — 150 eksemplarer
Sacred Stories: A Celebration of the Power of Story to Transform and Heal (1993) — Bidragyder — 103 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Face to Face: Women Writers on Faith, Mysticism, and Awakening (2004) — Bidragyder — 35 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Wild Women (1854) — Bidragyder — 23 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse

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This book was a best seller in its day and from some of the reviews on Goodreads, was a life saver for some and life changing in its effects. I must admit from the first few chapters I thought it was a good candidate for Pseud's Corner (Private Eye magazine). I could only see what people saw in it when I reached the chapter about addiction which I could see that people might find helpful.

The basic structure is that the author narrates stories, often based on folk tales, and then analyses them with a psychological approach based on Jungian analysis. The book does tend to go over the same point rather repetitively and to make multiple assertions with no real evidence. Some of these are rather odd. There is some relating to the ways of wolves, hence the title, but that is not a major theme: rather, it is the notion of the Wild Woman which is an archetypal or original goddess figure. The aim is to empower women and also to restore men to a loving and equal relationship with women. There are some interesting points but it is very repetitive and a bit dragged out so, on balance, I would rate it at 2 stars.… (mere)
 
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kitsune_reader | 82 andre anmeldelser | Nov 23, 2023 |
This book was very interesting. You don't have to buy into the whole Jungian interpretations to enjoy it. Some of it resonated with me, and some of it didn't, but, as a literature major, I found it fascinating, and I loved the myths/stories alone. I gave it four stars because it was too repetitive at times for my liking.
 
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DominiqueMarie | 82 andre anmeldelser | Oct 22, 2023 |
[b: Women Who Run with the Wolves|241823|Women Who Run With the Wolves Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype|Clarissa Pinkola Estés|https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1433638820s/241823.jpg|981745] by [a: Clarissa Pinkola Estés|901977|Clarissa Pinkola Estés|https://images.gr-assets.com/authors/1241246818p2/901977.jpg] is a powerful book of the voices of women. I read it many years ago, but will never forget the impact it had on me.

At the time, I was between living the life of a fundamental Pentecostal and a college graduate. I need to read it again. I have been through many changes over the years, and I think I may have a different appreciation of these messages.

Thank you.
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ourBooksLuvUs | 82 andre anmeldelser | Aug 20, 2023 |
Dentro de toda mujer alienta una vida secreta, una fuerza poderosa llena de buenos instintos, creatividad apasionada y sabiduría eterna. Es la Mujer Salvaje, una especie en peligro de extinción que representa la esencia femenina instintiva. Aunque los regalos de la naturaleza les pertenecen desde siempre, los constantes esfuerzos de la sociedad por «civilizar « a las mujeres han ocultado los dones que éstas albergan en su interior. Mujeres que corren con los lobos es un fascinante mosaico de historias que, además de resultar sumamente entretenido, nos ofrece una nueva visión de lo femenino y de sus posibilidades.… (mere)
 
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Natt90 | 82 andre anmeldelser | Mar 20, 2023 |

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