How women and the moon intertwine in literature
抢红包扫雷有什么技巧in the late 17th century, the female english playwright aphra behn wrote a smash hit play about a man obsessed with the moon, who was constantly travelling there in his imagination. exactly 282 years later, neil armstrong and buzz aldrin actually made that dream a reality.
their astonishing achievement on july 20, 1969 led that the moon would become an object of purely scientific study – a barren and lifeless body, no longer a source of romantic inspiration. fortunately, this fear did not come to pass.
抢红包扫雷有什么技巧for example, in the year that marked the 40th anniversary of the landings ten years ago, the then poet laureate edited which gathered together works from ancient to modern, and included her own poem, the woman in the moon.
and while no woman has yet stepped on to this celestial body, women have long been associated with the moon – with its tidal pull, and the binary thinking that places it secondary in majesty to the sun. it is no wonder, then, that the moon has stimulated some incredible literature by female writers.
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