- Title Pages
- Translator's Note
- Prologue on Olympus
Part OneThe Story of Alcmene Saved by the Weasel
The Woman in Labor
The First Identity of the Rescuer
Dissonance? Pliny and Birth through the Mouth
The Forest of Symbols Is Full of Animals
The Weasel-Rescuer Is a Complicated Character
Wilde Frau, Savage Midwife
An Encyclopedia without Footnotes
- Conclusion: Alcmene's Thoughts
- (p.92)  The Rescuer
- Women & Weasels
- University of Chicago Press
This chapter considers the Resolution of Alcmene's story involving a weasel. It looks for possible connections between the weasel's cultural identity and its role in Alcmene's story as the helper of a woman in labor. It also discusses the relevance of the weasel's methods of conceiving and giving birth.
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