Women Who Run with the Wolves

Women Who Run with the Wolves : Contacting the Power of the Wild Woman

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"Women Who Run With The Wolves is a gift of profound insight, wisdom and love. An oracle from one who knows." (Alice Walker). In the classic Women Who Run With The Wolves, Clarissa Pinkola Estes tells us about the "Wild woman", the wise and ageless presence in the female psyche that gives women their creativity, energy and power. For centuries, the "Wild woman" has been repressed by a male-orientated value system which trivialises women's emotions. Using a combination of time-honoured stories and contemporary casework, Estes reveals that the "Wild woman" in us is innately healthy, passionate and wise. Thoughtfully written and compelling in its arguments, Women Who Run With The Wolves gives readers a new sense of direction, a self confidence and purpose in their lives.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 560 pages
  • 126 x 196 x 38mm | 419.99g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Rider & Co
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1846041090
  • 9781846041099
  • 782

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"Everyone who can read should read this book" Maya Angelou "Women Who Run With The Wolves isn't just another book. It is a gift of profound insight, wisdom and love. An oracle from one who knows." -- Alice Walker "A mesmerizing voice" Newsweek "This book offers a life-enhancing way to make contact with our deep feminine instincts: the wild woman within" Irish Times "All women should read this. In fact, mothers should pass the knowledge contained in these pages down to their daughters as they turn 16. It's insightful and inspirational and gets you back in touch with your authentic self" T4 presenter June Sarpong "A wonderful book...for anybody who cares about their relationships and their lives" Anne Devlin, playwrightshow more

About Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ph.D., is an award-winning poet, senior Jungian psychoanalyst, and a cantadora (keeper of the old stories of the Latina tradition). She has been in private practice for twenty-eight years and is former executive director of the C.G. Jung Centre for Research and Education in the United States. Dr Estes founded and directs la Sociedad de Guadalupe, a human rights educational organisation that broadcasts, via audio, throughout the world.show more

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"Everyone who can read should read this book"show more

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