Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Occurrences of Lilith, Part I

White Witch in Chronicles of Narnia C.S. Lewis
Lilith by George MacDonald
The Snow Queen by H.C. Andersen
Lily in Descent Into Hell by Charles Williams
Lamia in The Stress of Her Regard by Tim Powers
Obizuth in the Testament of Solomon (c. 200 BC)
Lilith in Gilgamesh and the Huluppu-Tree (c. 2000 BC)
“Lady Lilith” painting by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
“Lamia” by John Keats
Snake Witch in Paradise Lost by John Milton
Faust by Goethe
Back to Methuselah by George Bernard Shaw
From Lilith to Lilith Fair where “Lilith is defined in modern culture: the first strong, independent woman, a true feminist heroine”

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