Status of Woman in the Polish Folk Culture

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Title Status of Woman in the Polish Folk Culture
Status kobiety w polskiej kulturze ludowej. Szkic antropologiczny
 
Creator Figiel, Anna
 
Description The status and position of a woman in folk culture were primarily based on stereotypical thinking. According to that, she personified negative values, filled with darkness, passivity and indifference. She also embodied chaos, destruction, the "that word" and the moon. Her ambivalent status was most strongly influenced by her biological nature: menstruation, pregnancy and ability to give life. Apart from negative connotations, her nature was seen as a manifestation of the sacrum. So, she was dangerous, alien and impure, but also inviolable. The specific features of her character located her within the home space.
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Publisher Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego
 
Date 2019-07-01
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Recenzowany artykuł
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://czasopisma.uni.lodz.pl/zwiej/article/view/5196
10.18778/1506-6541.24.04
 
Source Zeszyty Wiejskie; Vol 24 (2018); 93-108
Zeszyty Wiejskie; Tom 24 (2018); 93-108
1506-6541
 
Language pol
 
Relation https://czasopisma.uni.lodz.pl/zwiej/article/view/5196/4874
 
Rights http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0
 

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